Senior IT Specialist- IBM Mainframe

  • Job Number: 10078502-001
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: VIC: Melbourne - CBD
  • Opening date: 15/05/2019 04:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 20/05/2019 01:55 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 0 days time

About the role:

Our team in Networks & Information Technology extend our network superiority and enable our customers to evolve in a digitally driven world. We always ensure an always-on experience with world-leading technology.

Telstra’s Cloud and Infrastructure function that is part of the Networks & IT business unit, provides consolidated and aligned cloud and infrastructure services to drive cloud adoption, innovation, agility and growth. The Virtual and Physical Infrastructure Solutions team within this function are looking for a Senior IT Specialist to provide expertise across the IBM Mainframe technology and maintain platform stability.

This role reports directly to the Group Engineer- Senior Lead, for the Infrastructure Engineering team, and the key responsibilities and major tasks associated with this role includes:

  • Act as an IBM Mainframe SME and maintain platform stability.
  • Maintain and act as an application manager for Control-m, SlikSFTM and SlikFTPX applications across Telstra
  • Responsible for reducing operational costs for IBM mainframe platform
  • Responsible for automation and using automation tools like Bash, Python etc.
  • Be responsible for running application migration projects (e.g.: Control-M upgrade)
  • Actively work on capacity planning and performance tuning on IBM mainframe platform
  • Incident resolution across mainframe applications
  • Act as a Telstra point of contact for IBM mainframe related works
  • Perform system decommissioning, transition and migration projects
  • Actively participate in team ceremonies and continuous improvement activities that reflect an Agile way of working
  • Optimising platforms, service performance and enhancing infrastructure features for platform customers
  • Work with other Engineers to share knowledge on how to deliver more efficiently and effectively

So, what are we looking for?

We are looking for candidates with the following experience:

  • Experience in delivery of technical components of large complex IT projects
  • Expert knowledge and experience with IBM Mainframe technology
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • Advanced automation skills and comfortable using
  • Excellent knowledge of networking, security, storage, recovery and back up on block based and object based file storage
  • Expert in designing future focused system architectures that are resilient and scalable.
  • Experience in evolving/modernizing the product or service technology stack.

High level understanding of Telstra’s Operational Support Systems (OSS) and Business Support Systems (BSS), as well as exposure to IBM Z-Cloud technology would also be beneficial and highly regarded. We are also moving towards an Agile way of working, so having exposure to this style of work would also be beneficial to pick things up quickly.

For anyone involved in the IT&T industry, Telstra is quite simply in a league of its own. That’s because no other Australian company is involved in so many exciting technology developments on such an enormous scale, or employs so many IT&T professionals to work on them. In fact, we’re the largest employer of telecommunications professionals in Australia. That’s an impressive amount of knowledge and expertise to be surrounded by. If this role sounds like you, then we would love to see an application from you!

We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workforce. To enable everyone to participate, we’ve developed an ‘All Roles Flex’ policy to consider flexible ways of working for every role. To learn more, visit our Telstra Careers Website: tel.st/allrolesflex

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  • Job Number: 10078502-001
  • Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
  • Location: VIC: Melbourne - CBD
  • Opening date: 15/05/2019 04:00 AM AEST
  • Closing date: 20/05/2019 01:55 PM AEST
  • Applications close in: 0 days time