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Mainframe Batch Scheduling Engineer

First Data Marietta, GA

Job Description



About First Data First Data (NYSE: FDC) is a global leader in commerce-enabling technology, serving approximately six million business locations and 4,000 financial institutions in more than 100 countries around the world. The company's 22,000 owner-associates are dedicated to helping companies, from start-ups to the world's largest corporations, conduct commerce every day by securing and processing more than 3,000 transactions per second and $2.4 trillion per year. To learn more about First Data, visit FirstData.com.

Position Description Overview

These positions will support the batch runs for our US First Vision. The job will be a position to cover the scheduling, management, space management, job dependencies, Critical path, documentation, Runbook, Restarts, and escalation and alerting. We need to copy these Position number description 30057495 or 30057496

Job Responsibilities

  • The 3 ftes will manage the batch schedule, Space management, Dataset creation, Job builds, Review the schedule, ensure dependencies are in place, provide monitoring and Alerting, critical patch, and restarting for any of the SYF First Vision Batch environments. 
  • Skills needed are CA7 Scheduling and/or CTL-M, Scripting (REXX), Mainframe Knowledge-Basic Commands, Idcams, dataset management, basic SMS management.  
  • This team of 3 will be work closely with other FV teams across the world to ensure that we have strong processes shared, Runbooks Shared, and management of this job stream


Works independently with IT functional units and business units. Recommends strategies for technical aspects of projects as well as broad system improvements.

This will require offhours work and shift. 

CA7 and/or Control M SME, REXX scripting, Idcams, MF commands, JCL SME, Dependencies, Job flow SME, Storage management, Management of jobflow


Job Requirements

  • 8+ yrs. of related technical experience. 
  • MS/BS or equivalent work experience.  
  • Expert in Batch management for Mainframe jobs.  
  • Extremely knowledgeable in CA7 or Control M . Knowledable is basic mainframe commands, Catalog, Idcams, Filesets, Space management and day to day care and feeding of our FV schedule.

First Data is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Females/Vets/Disabled/LGBT)
First Data provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity/expression), disability, veteran status and military status, pregnancy or pregnancy-related medical conditions, or any other factor that may be protected by law.


Job Details

Date Posted November 29, 2018
Date Closes January 2, 2019
Requisition 2442450
Located In Marietta, GA
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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