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Production Control Analyst

Location: VA Vienna - Headquarters Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description

Employee Perks

Why You Will Love Being Part of the Navy Federal Team:

*Competitive compensation with opportunities for annual raises, promotions, and bonus potential
*Best-in-Class Benefits! (7% 401k match / Pension plan / Tuition reimbursement / Great insurance options)
*On-site amenities include fitness center, wellness center, cafeteria, etc. at Pensacola, FL; Vienna, VA and Winchester, VA campuses
*Consistently Awarded Top Workplace
*Nationally recognized training department by TRAINING Magazine IND123
*An employee-focused, diverse, and service-oriented workplace environment

Basic Purpose

Architect, install, build, support, and upgrade the enterprise scheduling infrastructure and its associated software across mainframe and distributed platforms.   Perform day to day operation of the enterprise scheduler including training, change, release, performance and availability management.  Develop and modify Job Control Language (JCL) in support of Workload Automation Job Scheduler to ensure timely customer delivery systems.

Basic Purpose:

•    Coordinates the development of new or modifications to existing JCL in all Production and Test environments to enable customer delivery systems to run on the mainframe
•    Verifies that modified or new JCL is placed in proper online libraries
•    Updates and maintains online program documentation as well as system processing flowcharts 
•    Develops new schedules and test modified schedules to satisfy customer requirements
•    Adjusts schedules to ensure other customer delivery systems execute in a timely manner and recommends changes to prevent future reoccurrences
•    Interact with the customers to identify and document changes in requirements including scheduling criteria 
•    Codes, tests, and documents new JCL to satisfy ad-hoc requirements 
•    Ensure timely processing of customer’s Service Manager tickets
•    Mentor others within the organization on the production schedules 
•    Drive industry standard on continuous process improvements

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

•    Experience working with Windows/Linux/Unix platform
•    Experience performing data analysis 
•    Experience that demonstrates skill in understanding and applying technical information to automation opportunities and present the process in terms that the customer understands
•    Ability to schedule work, represent the section in staff meetings, perform administrative functions in absence of section supervisor
•    Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
•    Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
•    Ability to perform major responsibilities of the job effectively and efficiently
•    Strong JCL and TSO experience
•    Programming language Rexx, Windows batch scripting, web services or web APIs
•    Linux - Red Hat Enterprise Linux
•    Unix - Solaris 9 and 10, Solaris Cluster, Solaris Containers/Zones 
•    Windows Servers and knowledge of managing a Clustered Environment
•    Contributes to design for specific deliverables and assists in the development of technical solutions
•    Performance and tuning activities, which includes monitoring the system activities and making recommendations to the application developers on how to improve the overall performance of their application

Desired:
•    Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or the equivalent combination of training, education and experience
•    Working knowledge of Navy Federal business processes and applications
•    Possess current awareness of professional standards, innovations and industry best practices
•    ITIL Certification

Hours:
Monday-Friday 7:00am-3:30pm

Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace.  Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans.  EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability