Mainframes Technical Support Analyst

Basic Information

Country

India

State

Maharashtra

City

Pune

Date Published

13-Oct-2021

Job ID

31300

Travel Amount

None

Description and Requirements

BMC Intelligent Z Optimization and Transformation or IZOT, highlights how BMC is helping our customers run and reinvent with Mainframe. With robust product portfolio, IZOT empowers customers to make the mainframe as adaptive as any other platform and help them to transition their mainframe into an Autonomous Digital Enterprise (ADE).  

Primary Roles and Responsibilities:
Technical Support Analysts will typically qualify as first contact for some products and as backup for others mainly during EMEA and US hours. Their job function will be dependent on their product knowledge of the case being worked on at that time.

Specific Job functions for Technical Support Analysts (IZOT)

  • Daily management of cases that the individual is assigned to or assisting with.
  • Service level management.
  • Workload Management.
  • Identifying own education and training needs.
  • Collecting initial configuration and diagnostic information and further information and diagnostics if necessary.
  • Initial search of Knowledge Base and other information sources and product related documentation as needed. 
  • Basic analysis of customer query or problem.
  • Reviewing cases prior to the next level of Technical Support Analysts.
  • Ensuring the correct severity level and priority are assigned to the customer query or problem. 
  • Communicating workarounds and fixes to the customer.
  • Verifying that workarounds and fixes are acceptable to the customer and then closing the case.  
  • Ability to work outside of normal EMEA and US business hours to support local and international customers will be required on occasion.
Technical Skills and Experience 
  • At least 3 to 5 of experience in IS&T environments, preferably in Operating Systems like z/OS (Mainframe) and Windows, Linux, and AIX (Distributed).  
  • Working experiences with Mainframe subsystems like Db2, IMS, CICS, VSAM, MQ and others.
  • Experiences with Mainframe tools, programs, utilities and tools, i.e., JCL, TSO, ISPF, Clist, REXX, SMP/E and z/OSMF.
  • Experience with Emerging Security Management and tools. i.e., RACF, CA Top Secret and ACF2.
  • Network knowledge and troubleshooting – authorization, certificate usage, TLS etc.
  • Software maintenance experience – install, configuration and customization. Experience with either IBM, CA or BMC solutions preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience on projects that required a good understanding of the software development life cycle and methodology.
  • Experience in supporting and troubleshooting production issues. 
  • Experience in assisting to de-bug issues and production problems.
  • Experience in recreating production issues.
DESIRED (NICE-TO-HAVE) SKILLS:
  • Customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving skills and ability to learn quickly & work independently.
  • Presentation skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures. 
  • Team player and ability to work with local and remote teams.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Innovative thinking. 

From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.
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