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Lead Network Engineer

Req id:  27872

Gaithersburg, MD, US Alpharetta, GA, US Virtual, US

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The Opportunity
The Mainframe Network Engineer will be responsible for providing support and review for TCP/IP VTAM and SNA/SNI, APVN for the OpenText Mainframe environment.  This individual must understand thoroughly of current design with hands-on technical experience.  The role will also help support the development of innovative solutions for OpenText’s Mainframe Environment.

 

You Are Great AT
•    Providing primary network systems programming support for VTAM and TCP/IP in an SNA/SNI, APPN (Enterprise Extender), and TCP/IP Wide Area Network (WAN) 
•    Creating, installing and maintaining VTAM definitions 
•    Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP configuration definitions for all TCP/IP components including TELNET and TCP/IP SMTP 
•    Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP OSA configuration definitions to support OSA QDIO failover situations using TCP/IP configuration methods and the OSA/SF Facility • Creating, installing, and maintaining NCP definitions 
•    Network engineering support for other software products (NetView, Connect Direct, TPX, NDM)
•    Providing secondary systems programming support for z/OS and third party (OEM and ISV) products 
•    SMPE and non-SMPE installations and customizations of other OEM and ISV third party products
•    Validating third-party software products 
•    Documenting installation changes and procedures
•    Creating TCP/IP configurations for migration from z/OS V1R7 to z/OS V1R9 
•    Also responsible for restoring z/OS Communications Server 1.7, and system-level software at a Disaster Recovery site.

 

What It Takes
•    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences or related.
•    Minimum of 10 years related to mainframe Network Engineering.  Equivalent work-related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
•    Extensive Knowing of TCP/IP in an SNA/SNI, APPN (Enterprise Extender), and TCP/IP Wide Area Network (WAN) 
•    Extensive Knowing of Creating, installing, and maintaining VTAM definitions 
•    Extensive Knowing of Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP configuration definitions for all TCP/IP components including TELNET and TCP/IP SMTP 
•    Extensive Knowing in  Creating, installing, and maintaining TCP/IP OSA configuration definitions to support OSA QDIO failover situations using TCP/IP configuration methods and the OSA/SF Facility • Creating, installing, and maintaining NCP definitions 
•    Extensive Knowing of Network engineering support for other software products (NetView, Connect Direct, TPX, NDM)
•    P Extensive Knowing in providing secondary systems programming support for z/OS and third party (OEM and ISV) products 
•    Extensive Knowing of SMPE and non-SMPE installations and customizations of other OEM and ISV third party products
•    Validating third-party software products on the mainframe
•    Documenting installation changes and procedures 
•    Extensive Knowing of Creating TCP/IP configurations for migration from z/OS V1R7 to z/OS V1R9 
•    Also responsible for restoring z/OS Communications Server 1.7, and system-level software at a Disaster Recovery site.

 

While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accomodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office to maintain a safe workplace for our employees. 


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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