Batch Scheduling Specialist
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee 58 reviews - Chattanooga, TN

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General Summary This position is responsible for functions within the Production/Test batch environment. Responsibilities include the development, maintenance and scheduling of all activities to support the needs of the Information Services teams. Job Duties & Responsibilities Responsible for monitoring multi-technology computing platforms including midrange platforms, mainframes and/or servers. Ensures a stable operating environment and attains maximum utilization of system resources. Performs simulations to troubleshoot scheduled production runs to ensure results adhere to documented requirements. Reviews job documentation including but not limited to review of JCL, Control Statements, Sort Controls, Windows/Linux Scripts. Utilizes programming capabilities with the scheduling application to ensure requirements are being met as communicated from the application teams via the job breakdown documentation. Communicates capabilities of the scheduling application to application teams to enhance the efficiency for batch execution. Structures requested alerts for critical batch jobs so notifications are distributed to the appropriate support team. Provides emergency assistance to application teams during troubleshooting efforts. Ensures adherence to published standards. Implements new software components to incorporate new functionality to support the batch environment. Provides training and support to Command Center Associates as it relates to batch. Provides appropriate metrics for management reporting. Works independently on small projects as determined by management. Qualifications Job Qualifications Education Associates degree in computer science or equivalent related work experience. Experience 3-5 years experience within Mainframe and/or Distributed batch environments. Knowledge of computer systems operations for Windows/AIX/Mainframe environments. Exposure to JCL and/or other scripting languages. Some experience with database management systems. Skills/Certifications Strong individual communications skills. Knowledge of Microsoft desktop tools. Good attention to detail. ITIL foundation certification a plus.
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BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee (BCBST) is the oldest and largest not-for-profit managed care provider in the state of Tennessee....