Mainframe Batch Operator

Location: Maplewood, MN

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Mid Level

Job Title: Batch Application Analyst

We are looking for someone to join our BAA team on assignment at a Fortune 100 client in the St. Paul area.   This is a full time, permanent position.  This position is a night shift position from 6 pm to 6 am.

Our team of BAA's monitor and support a large number of mainframe batch job runs for a global infrastructure.  BAA's investigate and resolve conflicts and incidents that occur during scheduled job runs and provide assistance with restart batch job runs.

The idea candidate will have 3 -5 years of experience in an IT help desk or computer operations setting with strong problem solving and customer service skills.  Candidates should have a background supporting large enterprise class platforms, including mid-range and mainframe systems.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • 3-5 years experience working in a Computer Operator / IT support role,
    • --Preferably in a large mainframe IT operations department.
    • --Experience responding to issues from Ticketing Systems.
  • Understanding and knowledge of Z/OS Operating System.
  • Knowledge of JCL (Job Control Language).
  • Analytical Skills using TSO Sysview.
  • CA-11 infrastructure, job tracking and catalog maintenance.  
  • CA-7 infrastructure, Scheduling and Maintenance Database
  • Experience using email systems (i.e. Lotus Notes, Microsoft Office).
  • Working knowledge/ use of a ticketing system (i.e. Remedy, HPSM).
  • Good knowledge and understanding of the Change Management Process.
  • Documentation skills using Microsoft products. (i.e. Word, Excel)

Additional Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Exposure to Redwood SAP Job Scheduler.
  • Knowledge of TSO and utilities.
  • Knowledge of WSF2.
  • Knowledge of AUTODATE card file process.


This is a full-time, permanent benefits-eligible position with frequent overtime available. Interested candidates should reply for immediate consideration.




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