Job Description

Mainframe Capacity Planning Manager
Job Number: 19-03491
Grab the opportunity to achieve your full potential! Eclaro is looking for a Mainframe Capacity Planning Manager for our client in Richmond, VA.
Eclaro’s client is one of the world's largest financial institutions, committed to providing the tools and services that bridge the gap between customers and their goals. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
  • Manages the enterprise mainframe server strategy and capacity planning functions including the configuration, maintenance and implementation of mainframe servers
  • Supervises the Mainframe Server Capacity Planning and Forecasting team
  • Responsible for the mainframe technology strategy, server and software capacity planning functions, configurations and efficient usage of enterprise mainframe servers
  • Key functional responsibilities include developing and maintaining a 5 year mainframe server strategy, providing weekly mainframe server capacity assessments, maintaining mainframe server capacity forecasts, providing monthly enterprise server capacity health check reviews to executive management, maintaining disaster recovery server capacity and configurations
  • Partners with other mainframe infrastructure teams, Capacity Governance, Vendor Management and Sourcing to optimize hardware procurement, installation, cost saves and cost-avoidance
  • Primary liaison with vendors, consultants and senior technical managers
  • Responsible for staffing, performance management and compensation decision making
  • Ensures proper training and development of staff
  • 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 System z server hardware and in-depth working knowledge of RMF and SMF data
  • Must be proficient with RMF, MICS, SAS, MXG and Omegamon
  • Must be able to communicate and lead effectively
  • Typically 7-10 years of IT experience with a minimum 2-3 years with managerial background in a mainframe IT related field
Required Skills:
  • Preferred candidate would have experience with simulation or analytical modeling
  • Have a good understanding of queuing theory
  • Possess zPCR experience and basic subsystem knowledge of CICS, IMS and DB2
  • Working knowledge of Defined Capacity
If interested, you may contact:
Adrian Miranda
Adrian Miranda | LinkedIn
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.

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