Teltech Communications, LLC

Mainframe System Analyst 2

Job Locations US-TX-Austin
Information Technology
Full Time
USD $96,000.00/Yr.
USD $90,000.00/Yr.



Note:  Submission deadline is 10/27/2021


Location:  The primary work location(s) will be Austin, Texas 78711.  No relocation available.  Candidate required to reside in Austing TX.


Duration:  Services are expected to start 11/15/2021 and are expected to complete by 08/31/2022.  This service may be amended, renewed, and/or extended.


Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts requires the services of 2 Systems Analyst Intern 2, hereafter referred to as Candidate(s), who meets the general qualifications of Systems Analyst Intern 2, Applications/Software Development and the specifications outlined below for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts.




The Candidate will perform complex mainframe computer systems analysis work. The candidate will successfully work in the mainframe systems team which manages the z/OS operating system software and related IBM program products such as Db2, and 3rd party software. Work involves the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of mainframe systems. Oversees the development of operating procedures for technical support, troubleshooting, maintenance, and innovative systems administration techniques. Provides guidance in troubleshooting and solving complex problems related to mainframe system software incident and problem calls, and the processing of service requests and tasks. Supports projects that cross functional agency systems and other state entities that require coordination, planning, and scheduling during project development and implementation. 

The Candidate must be able to:

  • Coordinate testing, debugging, and preparing of test data, and interact with technical and non- technical staff in the coordination of changes
  • Coordinate mainframe change requests and implement during Sunday maintenance (5 am to 10 am)
  • Provide technical support for users and mainframe software developers for related issues
  • Research mainframe related problems, technical or performance related, and proposes solution(s) for implementation.
  • Provides utilization, performance reports and other reports as requested by management 
  • Deliver tested, production-ready software solutions that meet strict availability requirements in a large-scale enterprise environment
  • Provide guidance and knowledge sharing to existing staff
  • Participate in and perform mainframe disaster recovery activities for section including but not limited to, participating in disaster recovery hot site exercises, and managing the mainframe systems related jobs and schedules and updating documentation
  • Contributes to studies and the preparation of reports that include study findings, recommendations, and instructions for proposed system implementations; formulates logical descriptions of problems; and devises and implements optimum solutions
  • Manages work activities for short and long range for mainframe related assignments, communicating with management and other team members in a professional, timely and effective manner.




Note:  Prior experience working for a State of Texas agency is desirable.


Note:  Candidates that do not meet or exceed the minimum stated requirements (skills/experience) will be displayed to customers but may not be chosen for this opportunity.


4 Yrs Required:  Experience working in a mainframe environment with a strong desire to learn
4 Yrs Required:  Proficient with the Microsoft Office products, including Outlook, TEAMS, Microsoft Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
3 Yrs Required:  Experience working in an IBM mainframe z/OS environment
3 Yrs Required:  Experience with DB2 for z/OS
3 Yrs Required:  Experience coordinating the testing, debugging, and preparing of test data and interacting with technical and non-technical staff in the coordination of changes
3 Yrs Required:  Experience with Mainframe Utilities
3 Yrs Required:  Experience with utility programs and products including: IDCAMS, CLISTS/REXX, SORT, TSO, JCL
3 Yrs Required:  Experience with Control/M for z/OS or an equivalent job scheduler
3 Yrs Required:  Experience completing program/system documentation
3 Yrs Required:  Experience with MVS/JCL
2 Yrs Required:  Experience with application security requirements
4 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with COBOL
3 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with Systems Software
2 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with coaching, mentoring and knowledge transfer to team members and other personnel as required
2 Yrs Preferred:  Knowledge of IDz, Eclipse for Mainframe
2 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with Mainframe Change Control products (BMC ISPW or equivalent)
2 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with Rocket’s Shadow or Rocket DV
2 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with CICS Transaction Server for z/OS
2 Yrs Preferred:  Experience with JES3 and/or JES3Plus
2 Yrs Preferred:  Knowledge of Mainframe Telecommunication, TCP/IP


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