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Computer Operator

Date: Nov 22, 2020

Location: Birmingham, AL, US, 35242

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


EBSCO Information Services, is looking for a skilled Computer Operator to join their Birmingham, AL-based team.  This person will work as part of a two person team to monitor our data center environment. Specific responsibilities include:


  • Work in a 2 person team
  • 24x7x365 environment requires some weekend and holiday work
  • Monitor batch application schedule and online environment
  • Log and report errors
  • Identify and contact proper technical staff for problem resolution
  • Monitor data center environment
    Basic Qualifications:
  • 1- 3 years’ experience in operations in a z/OS environment
  • 1- 3 years’ experience in monitoring z/OS systems and applications for errors
  • 1- 3 years’ experience in troubleshooting application issues
  • 1- 3 years’ experience using an automated job scheduler
    Additional Skills: 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

EBSCO Industries, an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


Nearest Major Market: Birmingham

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