Jr. Computer Operator (Day Shift)

Our client has immediate opening for a Jr. level Computer Operator to be part of our client's Computer Operations team located in Chantilly VA. This opportunity is with a strong and stable Financial Institution.

The primary purpose of this job is to ensure efficient and continuous processing of all systems while being consistent with department and computer operations procedures.

**Essential Functions include**

- Day Shift, 12 hour days, 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM rotating 2 day off schedule
o On Mon Tues / Off Wed Thursday
o On Fri Sat Sun. / Off Mon Tues
o On Wed Thur / Off Fri Sat Sun
o On Mon, Tues / Off Wed Thur
o On Fri, Sat, Sun / Off Mon Tues

Operates computer console and peripheral equipment to ensure efficient and continuous processing of systems consistent with department and computer operations procedures. Monitors production systems running to ensure that schedules are met and exceptions are handled according to procedure. Work is closely reviewed.

Essential Duties:

- Reports data center problems to supervisor and other appropriate personnel according to policies and procedures and provides information concerning the nature of the problem, steps taken to resolve the problem and availability impact.

- Communicates system status and tasks at shift turnover according to procedure to ensure that all actions requiring follow-up are conveyed to the next shift. Other types of communication may also be required including turnover of a written status report and/ or phone mail status messages as required.

- Handles It Hotline issues in a professional and courteous manner by properly answering phones, documenting hotline calls in shift report as appropriate.

- Performs routine building equipment and security monitoring to ensure that the building is secure and all critical facility systems are working including air conditioning, heating, chillers, security systems and power. Maintains knowledge of emergency procedures for building and equipment.

Technology: Windows, Unix/Linux, IBM Mainframe, zOS, z Operating System, CICS, Z13, MVS JCL, IBM TS7700 and Virtual Tape Library -.

This position will be on-boarded as a 6 month Contract to Direct. This organization is growing and offers exceptional career advancement opportunities.

Required Skills

- US Citizen per client requirement (military veteran preferred)
- Associate or B.S. Degree in computer related discipline combination of education and experience that provides the necessary skills and knowledge to satisfactorily perform the essential job functions.
- Must be able to pass a background check prior to starting
- 1-2 years of IT Support experience
- Requires excellent customer service, oral and written communication skills.
- Basic knowledge of Windows Operating System
- Basic knowledge of Unix/Linux Operating System
- Willingness to learn computer operations, e.g., tape management, print distribution and console monitoring are plus.
- Ability to work nights, weekends, holidays and various shifts as needed to meet staffing requirements.
- Ability to lift 40 lbs. and to retrieve tapes up to 7 ft high.

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Chantilly, VA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, November 22, 2021

Job Type

Contract/Temp to Hire

Anticipated Duration

6 months CTH

Date Posted

Friday, November 5, 2021

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