Job Description

Reference # : 17-00086Title : Mainframe Capacity Planning Engineer
Location : Richardson, TX
Position Type : Direct Placement
Experience Level : Start Date : 01/04/2017

ECLARO is a company that delivers talent. We provide fully customizable, comprehensive talent acquisition and management of seasoned professionals through a number of business models, including: Consulting, Professional Hire, Global Integrated DeliveryTM and Managed Services.

Mainframe Capacity Planning Engineer

Eclaro is looking for a Mainframe Capacity Planning Engineer for a permanent opportunity for our client in Richardson,TX. We encourage all authorized to work in the US to apply, we cannot subcontract.

Job Description/Qualifications:

Leads and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of complex system engineering activities involving cross-functional technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities. Responsible for components of highly complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities. Establishes input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility, coordination of subsystems design, and integration of total system. Viewed as a technology subject matter expert; able to provide and communicate complex technology solutions across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and/or vendors. Will have responsibility for multiple, complex projects; will direct activities of teams related to special initiatives or operations and may have direct reports. Leads the resolution process for complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criterion for obtaining results. Information Technology degree and/or technology certifications preferred or substantial equivalent experience.

Mainframe Capacity Planner position responsible for capacity planning, configurations and efficient usage of enterprise mainframe servers. Viewed as a technology subject matter expert; able to provide and communicate complex technology situations across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives and/or vendors. Works with other areas to maintain correct MIPS for software levels and implements and monitors group-LPAR softcaps to help control cost. Is a technical leader that stays current with new System z technology and promotes new features/functionality.

Required Job Skills:
• Information Technology degree and/or technology certifications preferred or substantial equivalent experience.
• Must possess strong mathematical, statistical and analytical skills, have a complete understanding of mainframe capacity planning concepts and be able to support capacity forecasting.
• Must have extensive knowledge of IBM zEnterprise server hardware and in-depth working knowledge of RMF and SMF data.
• Must be proficient with RMF, MICS, SAS, MXG and Omegamon.
• Preferred candidate would have experience with simulation or analytical modeling, have a good understanding of queuing theory, have zPCR experience and basic subsystem knowledge of CICS, IMS and DB2.
• Working knowledge of Defined Capacity a plus. Must be able to communicate effectively.
• Works under minimal supervision.
• Typically 7-10 years of IT experience

If interested, you may contact:

Crystal T. Villanueva
Technical Recruiter
o: 201-942-3008
Send a Word resume along with the six digit position ID number, your hourly rate and availability.

ECLARO recruits and manages a staff of highly skilled individuals in an array of specialized disciplines. This approach enables our clients to leverage new opportunities, respond to increased and changing demands and increase their profitability. Please visit to see why the Right People are The AnswerTM.

Specialties: Customized solutions for Human Capital and Talent Acquisition, Permanent placement and retained search, Recruiting, Staff Augmentation, Contract Labor, Managed Services, RPO, MSP, VMS, IT solutions, management and support, offshore business process outsourcing.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

Industry: Staffing and Recruiting
Type: Privately Held
Company Size: 501-1000 employees
Founded: 1999

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