Sr. Systems Engineer

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CSX Technology
RGEL, z/VM, z/Linux, MQSeries, Python
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Work from home available

Job Description

Job Summary

Performs high level z/Linux administration. Ability to install and configure RHEL servers running as guests under z/VM. Proficient in the installation and configuration of MQSeries and IIB on distributed and/or mainframe environment. Perform z/Linux image cloning and customization for multiple applications.  Perform high level trouble shooting and problem analysis in z/Linux and z/VM environments. Knowledge of CICS and z/OS preferred but not required.  Candidate should be willing to aggressively learn these technologies.

Primary Activities and Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and customize RHEL on the IBM Z platform
  • Write scripts in BASH and Python 
  • z/Linux system monitoring, performance and tuning as necessary
  • MQSeries on distributed and mainframe operating systems - Installation/Configuration/Administration
  • Problem determination and resolution for z/VM, z/Linux, MQSeries (Distributed and/or Mainframe)
  • Create and implement DR procedures. 
  • Support incident and change management processes

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • 5 or more years of experience in RHEL z/Linux administration on z/VM
  • 3 or more years working with MQSeries/IIB
  •  RHCSA Certification

Equivalent Minimum Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • 10 or more years of experience in RHEL administration
  • RHCSA Certification

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • RHCSA Certification
  • 10 or more years of experience in RHEL administration on z/VM
  •  5 or more years working with MQSeries/IIB

Knowledge and Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of  z/Linux - Installation, Configuration, Support and Problem Determination/Resolution in a z/VM environment
  • Will assist or lead response to RHEL on z/VM and MQSeries/IIB events and escalations; may provide disaster recovery support
  • Responsibilities may extend beyond day-time business hours, including 24x7 support
  • Working knowledge of  MQSeries and IIB
  • Technical agility and strong analytical skills, excellent customer service skills and written/verbal communication skills
  • Works efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities to produce high quality results with meticulous attention to details
  • Strong personal leadership skills; ability to work independently or collaboratively. Ability to work with cross-functional teams and build partnerships; willingness to engage team members and contribute to team goals
  • Knowledge of the z/OS operating system (TSO, ISPF, SDSF, RACF) and CICS a plus

The CSX Leadership Model is the foundation of our Talent Strategy and is what drives CSX performance. CSX accordingly selects and develops talent based on each of the following: producing results, creating change, and inspiring excellence.
Job Requirements

  • Hours which include rotating on-call responsibilities which may be outside standard hours
  • Work hours may vary in length and schedule (may include a non-standard work week)

Safety Commitment
Guided by a policy of ensuring the safety of our employees, our customers and the communities we serve, CSX works relentlessly to prevent accidents and injuries. When a company puts safety first, everyone benefits: the employees and their families, the customers and the communities. In line with our commitment to safety, the applicant selected for this position may be required to successfully complete medical screenings and a background check.
About CSX
CSX, based in Jacksonville, Florida, is a premier transportation company. It provides rail, intermodal and rail-to-truck transload services and solutions to customers across a broad array of markets, including energy, industrial, construction, agricultural, and consumer products. For nearly 200 years, CSX has played a critical role in the nation's economic expansion and industrial development. Its network connects every major metropolitan area in the eastern United States, where nearly two-thirds of the nation's population resides. It also links more than 230 short-line railroads and more than 70 ocean, river and lake ports with major population centers and farming towns alike. More information about CSX Corporation and its subsidiaries is available at Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Closing Statement
At CSX, two of our five Guiding Principles are Valuing and Developing Employees as well as Operating Safely. We are committed to offering our team members the most competitive compensation and benefits package available, unlimited opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and rewarding career, and the safest work environment possible.

CSX is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Click here to view the EEO is Law poster. Click here to view the OFCCP pay transparency provision information.

Company Information

CSX is a company on the move. A national transportation leader, we’re redefining freight rail with a progressive vision and real results. Today’s CSX is raising performance levels to new industry highs, building a force of like-minded professionals ready to join us in achieving record safety, service and efficiency. 

Headquartered in Jacksonville, Fla., the CSX transportation network encompasses about 21,000 route miles of track in 23 states, the District of Columbia, and the Canadian provinces of Ontario and Quebec. We serve some of the largest population centers in the nation, connecting customers to ports, production and distribution centers and markets across the eastern United States. 

Vision: To be the best run railroad in North America.

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Originally Posted : 2 months ago