Mainframe Infrastructure Analyst
Barclays
Pune, India
4d ago

Job Title : Mainframe Infrastructure Analyst

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography.

Our businesses include consumer banking and payments operations around the world, as well as a top-tier, full service, global corporate and investment bank, all of which are supported by our service company which provides technology, operations and functional services across the Group.

Risk and Control Objective

Ensure that all activities and duties are carried out in full compliance with regulatory requirements, Enterprise Wide Risk Management Framework and internal Barclays Policies and Policy Standards.

Working Flexibly

We’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business.

Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs.

Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.

If you would like some flexibility, then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

Introduction :

Mainframe batch Tester working in Mainframe Applications Testing team to provide technical support and testing of change to the Banks IBM Mainframe systems (online and batch).

Other tasks include incident Resolution via Service management tool and Disaster Recovery activities.

What will you be doing?

  • Acts as a contact point for technical queries relating to certain application services including estimating, advice and guidance.
  • Advises and complete application services related tasks and provide technical explanations of findings.
  • Provides assistance to colleagues while working on projects requiring Infrastructure support.
  • Provides comprehensive technical verbal updates of project status to team and produce non-technical written updates for project managers and business.
  • Represents Mainframe area at project meetings and provide any inputs to help plan projects.
  • Communication skills are essential to ensure team are kept fully up to date with any on-going incidents which could affect service
  • Use own initiative to make decisions on how best resolve incidents and / or problems to mitigate impact on service.
  • In addition to communicating to the team, there may be a requirement to provide updates to a non-technical audience so the ability to adapt communication style based on audience is critical.
  • Able to work as a consultant for all change implementation processes, challenges other colleagues’ changes by sharing personal experience.
  • Clearly identifies the risk and impact if the change goes wrong. Plans and leads major implementations.

  • Runs and contributes to SME technical forums outside organisation. Fully understands the platform and often suggests ideas on how infrastructure design can help to positively drive the Bank's financial state.
  • Has significant latitude for influencing key internal and external stakeholders' decisions.

    What we’re looking for :

  • Have good knowledge of COBOL, DB2,VSAM, IMS ,CICS,REXX,JCL,DB2 PLATINUM,TWS (8-10 years experience)
  • Has expert knowledge of REXX.
  • Has Expert knowledge of the TWS scheduling tool and JCL ( Job control language).
  • Having prior experience on Test environment support.
  • Analytical ability including root cause identification and pro-active service improvement
  • Proactive identification of possible major incidents. Provide s the governance, technical authority, leadership and direction necessary for the resolution of technical issues.
  • Subject matter expert in one or more key area and can represent the whole of the Infrastructure Component to a wider audience.
  • Can act as a contact person for the area for new high scope infrastructural changes.

  • Provides direction for technology within specialist area. Demonstrates broad-based view of business issues and activities.
  • Demonstrates excellent influencing skills to input into the platform strategy for Barclays.

  • Outstanding problem diagnosis through the use of analytical skills.
  • Skills that will help you in the role

  • Excellent Analytical skills required, high attention to detail
  • Initiative and determination are essential for this role
  • Proven desire to improve processes
  • Patience and resilience
  • Where will you be working?

    Be More at Barclays

    At Barclays, each day is about being more as a professional, and as a person. Be More Barclays’ represents our core promise to all current and future employees.

    It’s the characteristic that we want to be associated with as an employer, and at the heart of every employee experience.

    We empower our colleagues to Be More Globally Connected, working on international projects that improve the way millions of customers handle their finances.

    Be More Inspired by working alongside the most talented people in the industry, and delivering imaginative new solutions that are redefining the future of finance.

    Be More Impactful by having the opportunity to work on cutting-edge projects, and Be More Valued for who you are.

    Interested and want to know more about Barclays? Visit home.barclays / who-we-are / for more details.

    Purpose, Values and Mindset

    We deploy finance responsibly to support people and businesses, acting with empathy and integrity, championing innovation and sustainability, for the common good and the long term.

    Our values underpin everything we do : Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship.

    Respect

    We harness the power of diversity and inclusion in our business, trust those we work with, and value everyone's contribution.

    Integrity

    We operate with honesty, transparency and fairness in all we do.

    Service

    We act with empathy and humility, putting the people and businesses we serve at the centre of what we do.

    Excellence

    We champion innovation, and use our energy, expertise and resources to make a positive difference.

    Stewardship

    We prize sustainability, and are passionate about leaving things better than we found them.

  • Our Mindset shapes how we take action, living by our Values, driven by our Purpose, always with our customers and clients at the heart of what we do;
  • our Mindset is to Empower, Challenge and Drive.

    Empower

    Trust and support each other to deliver. Make decisions with those closest to the topic. Include diverse perspectives. Celebrate success and learn from failure.

    Challenge

    Question whether things can be done better. Use insights based on data to inform decisions. Be curious about how we can adapt and improve.

    Speak up and be open to alternative viewpoints.

    Drive

    Focus on outcomes. Deliver with pace. Be passionate and ambitious about what we do. Take personal responsibility. Actively build collaborative relationships to get things done.

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