Sr. Systems Operations Specialist-Midnight to Noon
Bridgestone Americas, Inc. - Akron, OH

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Managing and controlling all activities of the Corporate Data Center including Job Recovery, system availability and communications. Evaluating and determining the action steps required to problem resolution in normal and emergency/abnormal situations which may involve significant choices between many differenct possible procedures to address the problem. Providing final interface with all Bridgestone Americas customers and vendors as related to the Data Center Operations. Schedule vendors for testing/repair of hardware systems and communications disruption. Coordinate software/hardware maintenance and assist in the implementation of upgrade/change to the systems at the proper time-window allowed. Responsible for updating/creating documentation. Operating and monitoring computer equipment and peripherals. Keep required logs and system records according to department procedures. Provides support to end users as needed. Perform tape management duties. Must have aptitude and attitude to learn/work on new technologies. Work closely with Technical Support regarding technology and hardware upgrades. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Attention to detail. Ability to multi-task. Ability to work a 12 hour shift schedule (Midnight to Noon) on a 2/2/3 day schedule. (i.e. One week of 2 days on, 2 off, 3 on followed by a week of 2 off, 2 on, 3 off).


BS/BA degree and 2 years of experience in IT OR technical training/experience and 6 plus years in IT.

Desired: Experience with Batch Job scheduling tools (CA-ESP), Tivoli workload Scheduler. Experience in IBM mainframe environment and associated tools (TSO, workbench, TMON, etc.) Well versed in MS Windows and MS Office. Experience with SAP.

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The Bridgestone Americas family of enterprises includes more than 50 production facilities and 55,000 employees throughout the Americas. The...