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iSeries Operations Team Lead

Job Reference: TDOPSTSMID

Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum Excellent Benefits

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Vacancy Posted: 10-07-2018

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: Birmingham, England, West Midlands

iSeries Operations Team Lead – AS400

We are currently working in close partnership with one of most prestigious Financial Services clients who are based in Birmingham. The role itself is for an experienced iSeries Operations Team Lead who will be reporting into the Operations manager. The role is to lead a team of currently 3 System Operators and be a point of escalation for end users, a focal point for project activity and the effective owner of the tools, hardware and software used to deliver the services within the team.

Purpose of the role

You will be responsible to resolve and manage all key service issues and to take a proactive role in service improvement and project work. They will own the issue and workloads for the team and be responsible for people management with the role being a mixture of technical and people/team management.


* Technical

* Manage the mid-range environments (commonly known as AS/400s) to agreed availability and performance targets
* Actively drive security improvements
* Disaster Recovery
* Upgrades
* Proactively drive activities to reduce service risk, increase resilience or improve performance working to reduce long term issues with problem management.
* Support projects as required
* Support remediation of faults and security vulnerabilities as required, including working with third parties if necessary
* Drive resolution of incidents and problems, especially those with a security implication, and take proactive action to avoid occurrence or repeats
* Ensure auditable adherence to DPA, ISO27001 and other applicable legislation and standards

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted.

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