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UAT Mainframe - Production Support Analyst

Job Description

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in asset management services. As the Asset Management line of business in JPMorgan Chase & Co., we serve four distinct client groups through three businesses: institutional and retail clients through Investment Management, ultra high net worth clients through the Private Bank, and high net worth clients through Private Wealth Management. With assets under supervision of $1.7 trillion and assets under management of $1.2 trillion, we are one of the largest asset and wealth managers in the world.
J.P. Morgan Asset Management is a leading asset manager of choice for institutions, financial intermediaries and individual investors, worldwide. With a heritage of more than two centuries, a broad range of core and alternative strategies, and investment professionals operating in every major world market, we offer investment experience and insight that few other firms can match. With clear focus on managing client assets and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns, more than 650 investment professionals provides over 200 different strategies spanning the full spectrum of asset classes, including equity, fixed income, cash liquidity, currency, real estate, hedge funds and private equity and take leadership positions in America, U.K., Continental Europe, Asia, and Japan
Job Description:
The User Acceptance Testing (UAT) Mainframe - Production Support Analyst for the Mainframe Applications Operate group is required to work with other onshore and offshore team members to support and maintain System Integration Testing and User Acceptance Testing online and batch regions.   He/she will be responsible for keeping code, job schedules and data in synch with production, along with executing SIT/UAT batch cycles. The candidate must be willing to work on site (no tele-commuting) on every business day.
  • The individual will support the following SIT/UAT  activities for all Mainframe applications
  • Running batch cycles
  • Resolving and logging failed jobs
  • Maintaining test regions as close to production as possible
  • Code promotion /demotion
  • Updating job scheduler
  •  Refreshing and masking of data
  • Creating REXX utilities for process automation/performance improvement
  • Creating/maintaining documentation for various processes
  • 7-10 years of work experience of Mainframe application development work and support.
  • 7 - 10 years of work experience with COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL, VSAM, Ezetrieve, Changeman, Abendaid, Fileaid and other support technologies
  • 7 + years of work experience with systems support and debugging
  • Knowledge of version and revision control practices and procedures
  • Knowledge of ZEKE scheduler, a plus
Preferred Skills:
  • Logical thinking and analytical ability
  • Strong interpersonal relationship and communication skills
  • Strong technical documentation skills
  • Ability to multi-task/change focus quickly
  • The ability to solve problems independently.
  • Strong verbal and written communication ability.
  • Knowledge of Financial Services Industry
  • College degree, specialized training, or equivalent work experience
Req #: 160037867
Location: Newark, DE US
Job Category: Technology
Employment Type: Full Time
Potential Referral Amount: 3000 US Dollar (USD)

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