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Senior Systems Administrator (Mainframe Batch Administrator)


About Us

ERGO Technology & Services S.A. (ET&S S.A.) was established in January 2021 following the integration of ERGO Digital IT and Atena into one entity, leveraging both companies’ strengths and best practices. As a part of ERGO Technology & Services Management AG, the technology holding of ERGO Group AG, we support millions of internal and external customers with state-of-the-art IT solutions to everyday problems.

In October 2022, ET&S S.A. expanded its scope of operations by creating a Business Services unit to contribute in a new way to the growth of ERGO’s business. Acting as a co-partner and internal consultant, it adds non-IT value and supports the development of the entire ERGO Group, currently offering skills in reporting, analysis, actuarial, and input management. We are committed to fostering innovation and meeting the evolving needs of our clients worldwide.

Discover how we implement AI, IoT, Voice Recognition, Big Data science, advanced mobile solutions, and business-related services to anticipate and address our customers’ future needs.

About the role

The Batch Administrator will join the team of experts, responsible for the maintenance and further development of batch infrastructure.
The team takes responsibility for the daily batch business on the mainframe and in the distributed world, steers the provider, and takes care of the JCL data basis and all the batch infrastructure components.

How you will get the job done

  • daily checking of the production batch activities
  • planning and scheduling of batch jobs
  • troubleshooting in the field of batch
  • cooperating with the provider and developers
  • creating and maintaining technical processes for batch operation
  • reporting with XINFO and SMF
  • supporting projects
  • providing technical documentation
  • assisting with the on-call services

Skills and experience you will need

  • fluency in English (spoken and written) at minimum B2 level
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in a similar role in mainframe infrastructure and applications in a high-availability enterprise environment
  • associate or bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology, system administration, or a related field
  • experience within the ITIL processes: Service Request Management, Change and Release Management, Incident Management
  • knowledge of batch processes on the mainframe and in a distributed world
  • knowledge of batch scheduler: IWS (on the mainframe)
  • knowledge of ProcMan, Smart JCL, TWS Graph, XINFO (Horizont tools) and JCL
  • knowledge of mainframe and client/server infrastructure
  • analytical thinking, problem-solving
  • continuous improvement attitude and proactive mindset
  • independent and self-motivated
  • willing to share the know-how with the team
  • excellent communication skills
  • willingness to business travel from time to time

Nice to have

  • fluency in German (spoken and written) at minimum B2 level
  • knowledge of batch scheduler – Stonebranch

Interested in this position?

Apply now!

Why work with us?

Let&s be fit

We realize that most of us need assistance to stay in shape and good health. That's why we provide every employee with a medical package coverage and co-finance a sports card. Additionally, we support a number of sports sections, and, you can even join our yoga team in the summer to practice yoga on the roof!

Let&s be balanced

Work-life balance is essential for us. That's why we offer our employees flexible working hours, pet-friendly offices, and if you would like to stay with your pet at home, a remote work environment. However, it won't be easy to stay at home with our in-office gaming room.

Let&s be smart

Staying up-to-date with all the new systems and technologies is not an easy task. That's why we have an extensive training and workshops offer, both in-house and with external providers. We organize hackathons and meetups, which are an excellent opportunity for our specialists to showcase their expertise. On top of that, we offer digital learning platforms, language courses, and a library.

Let&s be responsible

We love to see the difference we make together with our CSR projects. That's why we are always open to new projects, and we would love to include you in our next charity event!

Let&s be fun

At ET&S we love not only to work but also relax together. Sports events like company-wide bike race, or maybe a film marathon in our cinema room? Don't worry; we got it covered! Maybe you have a passion and would love to make an event out of it? Sure! We will help you!

Let&s be diverse

At ET&S we create a working environment free of prejudice and exclusion. Each member of our team can experience being valued, regardless of his or her gender, nationality, religious beliefs, disabilities, age, and sexual orientation or identity. Your wide range of qualifications, experiences, and ways of thinking are of great benefit to us!

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