Careers: Mainframer in Training - Job Overview

    RSM Partners is a Mainframe Services organisation delivering Project, Managed and Support services. A small but globally recognised organisation with a team of leading professionals with over 1000 years' experience within the industry, RSM has grown its services portfolio and is now building the team to support the demand for Managed and Support services. RSM is a friendly but hard working organization with a passion for Mainframes and delivering high quality services. IBM Z Mainframes are used by 44 of the top 50 banks, as well as government agencies, healthcare organisations, airlines and 10 of the top 10 insurance companies. Globally, Mainframes process 30 billion transactions on a daily basis, with 99.999% uptime.

    Purpose of role

    This junior role is a chance for someone with little or no mainframe exposure to build a firm foundation for a career as a mainframe specialist. In the first 12 months of the role, there will be a mix of intensive classroom based training combined with on the job learning in the Managed Services team. The Mainframer in Training/Junior Consultant will be set project work (to use the newly acquired skills, both technical and soft) to build their experience, and will be guided by senior team members and other mentors.

    In year two of the role: the MIT/Junior Consultant will start to utilise the technical skills and build on the foundations learnt in the first year, gaining a deeper knowledge of the key mainframe disciplines; and the training roadmap for this role will further concentrate on building skill sets specialising in System Programming, and CICS & MQ.

    From time to time you may be asked to work with projects in the Professional Services team, and will allocated a mentor who specialises in one of the disciplines above.

    Main duties:

    Working within the Managed Service delivery team to deliver the Managed Services to the agreed scope and within the SLA

    Work directly with customers and manage expectations

    Support the Technical Team Manager producing monthly reports

    Resolution and prevention of problems thus ensuring systems are operational according to service level agreements with a high degree of integrity and reliability

    Determining, developing and delivering procedures to protect client environments from unplanned outages

    System Administration and New Projects

    Create and keep up to date the documentation suite for internal and client services

    Customer meetings - on client site and telephony

    Ideal Candidate:

    Good communication skills, verbal and written

    Self motivated and driven

    Willingness to learn about mainframes in an intensive training environment

    Passionate about mainframes

    Our client list covers many of the areas mentioned previously, some of whom can be found here

  • Applications and further information

    To apply for the position of Mainframer in Training/Junior Consultant, please email your CV and covering note to Mike Robinson using the link below.