Senior Computer Operator

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois
Not Specified
Oct 18, 2016
Dec 17, 2016
Job Type
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Career Level
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Position Summary:

Kemper Corporate Services seeks a skilled and motivated Senior Computer Operator to join our team. This position will work 2nd shift (3PM - 11PM 4 days per week) and is located at our Oakbrook Terrace, IL 24x7 enterprise data center.

Position Responsibilities:

• For Open Systems (AIX, Solaris), Mainframe, iSeries, and Windows platforms, perform the following tasks: Complete Backups, Rotate and Offsite Tapes, Monitor and respond to system prompts, complete scheduled system verifications, monitor system logs and status messages, and perform scheduled and unscheduled system administration tasks.

• Monitor and respond to Help Desk tickets.

• Coordinate resolution of problems with appropriate staff and vendors.

• Monitor, report on, and respond to facility alerts and perform physical checks of facility mechanicals

• Liaison with vendors for repairs and maintenance of all data center hardware and mechanical equipment.

• Read, follow, and understand written operational procedures.

• Identify areas for improvement to increase productivity, reliability and improve the customer experience.

Position Skills:

• Senior Operator level experience within a 24/7 enterprise data center

• Mainframe and AIX operational experience.

• IPL Mainframe experience and proficiency in TSO.

• Facility monitoring in a data center environment.

• Working knowledge of IBM TSM backup software.

• Working knowledge of Symantec Netbackup 7.x including backup and restore methods, tape and disk media management and reporting

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Our employees enjoy great benefits:

• Qualify for your choice of health and dental plans within your first month.
• Save for your future with robust 401(k) match, Health Savings Accounts and various retirement plans.
• Learn and grow with our Tuition Assistance Program, paid certifications and continuing education programs.
• Contribute to your community through United Way and volunteer programs.
• Balance your life with generous paid time off and enjoy business casual dress.
• Protect what you love with discounts on Homeowners and Auto insurance products.
• Get employee discounts for shopping, dining and travel through Kemper Perks.

Kemper at a glance

With $8 billion in assets, Kemper is one of the nation's leading insurers. The Kemper family of companies specializes in home, auto, life, health and valuables insurance products for individuals, families and businesses.

Kemper's underwriting companies* are rated A- (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company, the leading insurance industry rating authority. Kemper services six million policies and ranks among the top 25 personal lines property and casualty writers.

*Alliance United Insurance Company is not rated.
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