Senior Operator – Mainframe



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Position: Senior Operator – Mainframe
Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Contract: 12 months + Extendable
Benefit Package: Salary negotiable + Visa + Health Insurance+ EOSB + Annual Leave + Flights

Our client is among the top ten largest banks in the GCC covering Retail Banking, Wealth Management, Corporate and Institutional Banking, Treasury and Islamic Banking.

Key Responsibilities:

System Monitoring:

Monitor mainframe systems for performance, errors, and irregularities.
Respond to system alerts and take corrective actions to resolve issues promptly.
Batch Processing:

Manage and execute batch processing jobs.
Monitor and optimize job scheduling to ensure efficient use of system resources.
Incident Management:

Respond to incidents, outages, and service disruptions in a timely manner.
Collaborate with other IT teams to troubleshoot and resolve issues.
Backup and Recovery:

Implement and manage backup and recovery procedures for mainframe systems.
Conduct regular tests to ensure data integrity and system recoverability.
Security Compliance:

Enforce security policies and procedures to safeguard mainframe systems and data.
Collaborate with security teams to address vulnerabilities and ensure compliance.
Performance Tuning:

Identify opportunities for performance improvement and implement tuning measures.
Work closely with system architects to optimize mainframe configurations.

Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation for mainframe procedures and configurations.
Train junior operators and support staff on operational processes.
Capacity Planning:

Analyze system usage trends and participate in capacity planning activities.
Make recommendations for hardware and software upgrades as needed.

Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
Proven experience as a Mainframe Operator with expertise in operating and maintaining mainframe systems.
Knowledge of mainframe operating systems (e.g., z/OS), JCL (Job Control Language), and utilities.
Familiarity with backup and recovery procedures and security best practices.
Strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

Don’t miss this opportunity to advance your career. If you have the passion, skills, and experience to excel in this role, apply today!