Network Engineer Associate in Dallas, VA at Pyramid Consulting, Inc

Date Posted: 1/13/2020

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    Dallas, VA
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Job Description

Immediate need for a Network Engineer Associate for a position in the Banking and Financial Industry. This is a 12+ Months contract opportunity with long-term potential and is located in Dallas, VA. Please review the job description below:   
Job ID: 18-08701

Key Responsibilities:

• 24/7 support of JobTrac & AutoSys Monitoring and excecution (automated job scheduling tools JobTrac for the mainframe and AutoSys for the distributed platforms) they set up jobs to run automatically for any failed jobs.
• Mainframe monitoring.
• Ad-hoc approvers list referencing for Ad-hoc request.
• Providing support for production incidents and following process and procedures to resolve incidents.
• Application, Network & Infrastructure monitoring. Requires some SME support around production monitoring. The OC performs level one technical support following a documented process to review the incident and attempt to resolve if possible. If no, incident is escalated to level two.
• DCU (data correction) execution.
• Mainframe tape functions and issue handling, per detailed combination of process and guidelines; i.e. “runbook”.
• 24/7 support of Start/Stop production applications through AutoSys (for ad hoc requests including manual intervention if necessary.)
• Termination of hung production processes.
• Command line start/stop, log files cleaning, and special command line requests including file changes, file copy, file moving, and smoke testing production applications. Escalation to level two as needed.
• Incident Management reporting, daily activities reporting (includes managing and sending out reports), DCU turnover reporting for all executed and pending DCU's, Mainframe tape management reporting, and QA/QC reporting. Reports are created on incident failures and scheduled activities, analysis of events and recording of events during the shift. Regular/recurring reports are passed along without analysis.
• Requires some network knowledge in network protocols such as TCP/IP and DNS, DHCP.
• Quickly restore service during system outages, provide troubleshooting support with team members, assist with proactive problem prevention, and escalate technical details to technical lead and/or to vendor support.
• Write technical documentation, operational procedures, systems documentation and Incident and problem communications and reporting.

Key Requirements and Technology Experience:

• Minimum 1 year ticketing system experience.
• Basic knowledge of software and hardware.
• Networks - Enterprise monitoring via CA Spectrum, Client Ovenview, and or Netcool.
• ServiceNow Ticketing Application.
• Wintel Administration
• Linux Platform
• Knowledge of Mainframe Platform and Job Scheduling packages: Autosys, CA7, JOBTRAC, Maestro, or Control-M for job execution/monitoring. Responsible for first level call resolution for Distributed and Mainframe systems.
• Microsoft Suite Tools
• Cloud Technology
• Disaster Recovery Support
• Certifications: ITIL, A+ and Network +
• Working knowledge of Database systems
• Working knowledge of Middleware systems
• UNIX scripting

Our client is a leading Banking and Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.J2W:CB3