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Systems Engineer - Mainframe (18-00086) in Plano, TX at GTA

Date Posted: 3/5/2018

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Job Description

Title: Systems Engineer - Mainframe (18-00086)
Location: Plano, TX
Pay Rate: $40-48/hr.
Additional Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), company paid holidays and more!
Type of hire: Contract
Shift: 1st

Position Responsibility:
  • Mainframe Disaster Recovery Technical Analyst provides professional, specialized skills, including disaster recovery planning, project management, problem analysis, and resolution.
  • Developing the Mainframe DR and testing environment.
  • Assist Disaster Recovery lead in developing requirements and standards across multiple business units and sites for the mainframe platform.
  • Assist business partners in resolving business issues related to work area (business function) recovery planning and recovery plan development / enhancements.
  • Capitalize on business opportunities to refine production processes to mitigate exposure during disruptions of service, and, possibly, improve day-to-day operations
  • Assessment of potential business impact (Business Impact Analysis),
  • Definition of Critical, time-sensitive functions,
  • Design, development, and documentation of work area (business function) disaster recovery plans.
  • Recommend recovery strategies and options, and assist with the implementation of recovery solutions.
  • Ensuring that all technical components of the Disaster Recovery Plans are successfully tested at least annually, or whenever significant changes are made to those components.
  • Planning and coordinating at least one simulation exercise a year, involving all critical systems and sites.
  • Documenting the results of all tests and exercises, and identifying any recommended enhancements to the Disaster Recovery Plans and Procedures. Coordinate development of business unit schedules for annual disaster recovery documentation maintenance and update, exercises, and independent review and validation.
  • Provide expertise and support to management and business functional areas, as requested, when a business disruption occur.
  • Coordinating routine updates to the detailed information supporting the Disaster Recovery Procedures (e.g., contact lists, personnel assignments, hardware and software specifications, network diagrams, vital records management and inventory lists, offsite back-up schedules, etc.).
  • Coordinating electronic access to, and hard copy distribution of, the Disaster Recovery plans and procedures
Position Requirements
  • Mainframe DR testing experience Understanding Virtual Tape Systems
  • High Organized/good communication.
  • IBM MF, Z/OS2.x, DB2, VTS.
  • Preferred/ Nice-to-haves:
  • Know COBOL not expecting position to code.
  • Manufacturing experience preferably Automotive
  • 5-10 years experience in disaster recovery, or related fields
  • IBM Mainframe experience
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and decision-making skills.
  • Strong verbal / written communications.
  • Must be able to interface and coordinate work efficiently and effectively with business partners in remote locations,
  • Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing resources to achieve target dates, must be a leader and a productive team player,
  • Strong PC skills (Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  1. Do you have prior Toyota work experience or ANY Toyota affiliation, in any capacity?
  2. Do you currently have any family members working at Toyota?
  3. What is the day and month in which you were born (We do not need the year)?
  4. Please provide the last 5 digits of your Social Security Number (Toyota requires information to create your profile)
  5. What is your acceptable hourly rate for this position?
  6. What is the highest level of education you have completed?
  7. Are you currently working? If not, when was your last day of employment?
  8. When would you be available to interview? When are you able to start this position, if selected?
  9. If you currently do not live near the job location and the commute is too far for you, are you willing and able to relocate at your own expense?
  10. Are you able to work in the U.S. without need for a Visa, other than a TN Visa for Canadian citizens?


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