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| ||Application Review Date |
| ||The First Review Date for this job is: May 8, 2014 |
This position will remain open until filled.
| ||Departmental Overview |
| ||Infrastructure Services is a unit within UC Berkeley's Information Services and Technology (IST) organization providing the hardware and systems software to run campus business applications. Most central campus functions are hosted on Infrastructure Services equipment and many departmental applications as well. |
Infrastructure Services Production Control Shared Service Center (PCSSC) is seeking a Production Control Coordinator to monitor and manage workflows associated with UC locations including UC Office of the President, UC San Francisco and UC Berkeley.
Workflow management includes assistance in the resolution of errors, job restarts, and reruns associated with UC location business systems workflows. Using skills related to IBM mainframe, Unix, and Windows computer systems and job scheduling software, as well as source-code control management tools and knowledge of UC multi-campus business systems, the Production Control Coordinator will execute and monitor computer systems business work flows to successful completion.
We are currently seeking 2 full-time positions for 2 shifts: 7 am to 3 pm and 10 pm to 6 am.
| ||Responsibilities |
| || Using mainframe and distributed job scheduling software Control-M complete the following: |
- Reconcile Wait confirmations and Ended not OK conditions
- Hold Free and Delete jobs based on review of the Active Jobs File (AJF) or Queue associated with job streams/flows for combined UCOP/UCSF/UCB production schedules
- Force END OK termination of jobs not-submitted or ended NOTOK
- Apply filters to limit AJF review and analysis to specific applications
- Display log messages associated with the completed execution of a job
- Run Control-M forecast reports
- Run Control-M Autoedit simulations to resolve control-m variables
- Edit Job Control Language (JCL) of a job queued on the AJF for revisions necessary to successfully complete the job
- Schedule, execute and confirm successful completion of adhoc production job requests for multiple UC locations.
- Perform restart/rerun procedures with Job Control Language (JCL)/Script overrides
- Perform restart/rerun procedures using Control-M Restart
- Confer with Application Services on proper sequencing of tasks
- Modify appropriate IN/OUT conditions to reflect proper sequencing of restart/rerun job streams
- Perform temporary additions or updates to Control-M job definitions and calendars
Prepare shift turnover documentation.
Define, code, and submit trouble tickets clearly describing production job stream problems. Escalate trouble tickets to appropriate support groups as necessary.
Test converted/migrated jobs and schedules prior to production turnover.
Administer PageCenter web browsing of mainframe generated reports. Including: Add/Change/Delete user account definition;
Add/Delete users from User Groups; Add/Change/Delete user groups; Add/Change/Delete Pageset definitions; Authorize
Migrate production job control streams (Job Control Language/JCL) using source control management tools.
Monitor FTP Server. Identify and report failed FTP processes.
| ||Required Qualifications |
| || Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. |
Technical skills and knowledge of BMC Control-M and Enterprise Manager, UC4, PeopleSoft or other automated job scheduling software, utility programs, and associated subsystems.
Technical skills and knowledge to maintain mainframe TSO/ISPF, Windows and Unix user environment associated with a Production Control Login ID.
Proficient in MS Office Word and Excel.
Experience with Mainframe z/OS TSO/ISPF and SDSF.
Knowledge of File Transfer Protocol (FTP) flow and control.
Knowledge and skill with mainframe z/OS operating system file organizations (Sequential, PDS, VSAM).
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work non-prime shift hours and weekend on-call support.
| ||Preferred Qualifications |
| || Experience with ticketing system software like BMC/Footprints/Remedy or Service Now. |
Experience with Levy Ray, Shoup (LRS) PageCenter account administration.
Knowledge of UCSF, UCOP or UC Berkeley production workloads and job flows a plus.
| ||Salary & Benefits |
| ||The annual salary range for this position is $52,068 - $77,304. Salary offered will be commensurate with experience. |
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
| ||How to Apply |
| ||Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. |
| ||Other Information |
| ||This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical Unit (CX) between the University of California and the Coalition of University Employees (CUE/Teamsters). |
The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:
| ||Criminal Background Check |
| ||This position has been designated as sensitive and may require a Criminal Background Check. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of a Criminal Background Check. |
| ||Equal Employment Opportunity |
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