Senior Systems Design Engineer

Location: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh IN


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 208637

External Description:

Staff Systems Design Engineer

The Enablement group empowers our product engineering teams with shift-left technologies and resources to deliver Teradata products. As a member of one of our fast-paced, High Performance teams, you will help us sustain a stable and reliable Mainframe environment in support of testing and certification of our products. 

Your Duties and Responsibilities (shall include but not be limited to):

  • Install, customize, maintain, and upgrade z/OS including LPARs and commonly used tools and middleware (IBM and 3rd party)
  • Manage and automate z/OS administration tasks including security (Ex: RACF), health checks, user access and a virtual tape library
  • Serve as a technical lead on Mainframe projects, integrations, and business continuity readiness
  • Drive Operational Excellence into environments in support of product engineering
  • Participate in day-to-day operations using ITIL practices via ITSM (Ex: incidents, problems, changes, service requests)
  • Participate in off-hours support as needed for critical support / incidents
  • Participate in periodic off-hour meetings with geographically dispersed team members to ensure success within Engineering Services and related projects
  • Propose process improvements for R&D operations that result in reduced processing times, radically simplified architectures, and/or improve quality / security
  • Elicit requirements from stakeholders and cross-functional teams
  • Extract data from environments for dashboarding, decision-making and automation
  • Create and maintain logical diagrams and support documentation 

Skills and Experiences You’ll Need to Be Successful:

  • Bachelor's degree in a Technology or related field
  • 7 or more combined years of z/OS systems programmer experience
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Team player who:
    • Collaborates and shares knowledge with other team members and cross-functional teams, both local or geographically dispersed
    • Delivers on team commitments
  • Technical Leader who:
    • Communicates effectively and manages the expectations of others, e.g., team members, management, developers
    • Adapts to change with workloads, processes, business needs, and company culture
    • Exhibits a mindset for process improvement and automation that results in customer satisfaction and business value
    • Drives solutions adoption (From Design to Implementation to User Acceptance)
  • Demonstrated Technical Qualifications
    • Supporting highly available mainframe systems for a global user community
    • Automating of z/OS operations
    • Capacity planning for mainframe hardware and software as well as Business Continuity
    • Performance tuning mainframes, determining root cause and optimizing resources
    • Integration-testing
    • Migrating to newer generation IBM Z processors 

Desired Skills and Experiences You May Have:

  • Luminex BAR, Dell Data Domain
  • z/XDC
  • Team City, Jenkins
  • z/VM, zLinux
  • Agile methodology
  • ServiceNow product suite



City: Hyderabad

State: Andhra Pradesh

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Systems Design Engineer

Job Category: Engineering

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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