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Hi Jobseekers,

I hope you are doing well!

We have an opportunity for Mainframe Capacity Planner Expert with one of our clients for Remote

Please see the job details below and let me know if you would be interested in this role.

If interested, please send me a copy of your resume, contact details, availability, and a good time to connect with you.

Title: Mainframe Capacity Planner Expert

Terms: Full-time

Job Details

Technical skills:

8+ years of experience in hardware configuration, OLTP, batch and database:

z/OS architecture and associated system software

z-Series hardware components and interfaces

Storage systems and I/O configurations

CICS/DB2/MQ/WAS configurations

MLC and VUE forecasting

Strong data modelling and forecasting.

Strong Working Knowledge And Experience With The Following Tools

Microsoft Excel

Microsoft Word

Microsoft PowerPoint




Strong understanding of hardware configurations and technologies, as well as business driver impacts for capacity planning purposes.

Excellent communication skills are necessary to support requests at all levels of management.

Experience with z/OS Workload Manager and ancillary WLM functions (group defined capacity, soft-caps, WLM policy, service goals, resource groups, service classes).

Experience with content and interpretation of SCRT reports (IBM sub-capacity reporting tool)

Experience with mainframe system monitors (e.g., Mainview, CMF, EJES, or similar).

Self-motivation and teamwork are needed daily.

Roles And Responsibilities

Analysis of current environment challenges and recommending solutions that may include configuration or WLM changes.

Make performance tuning recommendations including memory and lpar weights.

May prepare and submit hardware plans.

Calculating expected utilization for new workloads.

Creation of required reporting including MLC/VUE/MSU forecasts with your analysis clearly communicated.

Advanced knowledge of IBM licensing models and costs

Provide sizing requests for incoming and outgoing workloads as it pertains to capacity needs

Collect and analyze capacity metrics and relate them to business metrics and performance measurements

Proactive engagement of SMEs in business and technical organization to develop personal network and understanding of business and workloads.

Participate in technical discussions with other technical SMEs (OS, CICS, DB2, Operations, Procurement, Software Asset Management).

Participate in the compilation and presentation of regular capacity reviews with the business.

Monitor current environment and recommend improvements to processes and configuration.

This is a small team so you will be needed to support lower-level tasks when requested. Oncall and US hours are a requirement.

Thanks & Regards

Monika Singh

Extend Information System Inc



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