Pros: great healthcare, dental, vision, capability to work from home with laptop. constantly learning new tools.
Cons: moving jobs to india data center, job always in jeopardy, being let go for no reason other than roi bottom line.
Worked one 6 hr day and three 12 hour days (Wed/Thurs/Fri/Sat)
Monitored batch jobs on Mainframe and Open Systems. Notified and worked with Applications, Operations, etc to meet schedules.
Learned new scheduling package ESP from CA7 and many tools which were updated through the 13 yrs employed.
Managers were off-site (another state) but worked well – more... in giving info over the phone and being self motivated.
Co-workers were all team players and backed each other
Hardest part of job was layoffs and working with smaller staff
Enjoyed everyone I interacted with and dong the best job possible to service all requests and handling failed batch jobs. – less