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Date: Sep 19, 2018

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Division Information

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

The Mainframe Support team is responsible for supporting mainframe infrastructure and maintenance tasks including installation, customization, documentation, debugging and performance tuning.  Supports the enterprise monitoring software, appliances, systems and services to ensure monitoring solutions are stable, technically current, well designed, properly tuned and maintained. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

·         Act as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for mainframe storage, storage utilities and products

·         Skilled with installation, maintenance, upgrade, customization of mainframe storage and other mainframe products

·         Support/perform the duties of the Project Manager and other leadership roles for mainframe project.

·         Maintain change control practices and procedures for mainframe changes.

·         Capacity planning evaluate and recommend software and hardware needs.

·         Manage storage allocation rules and pools for the DFSMS environment

·         Coordinate software changes and IPL’s for the team within the documented maintenance window

·         Support replication of mainframe tape data to disaster recovery site

·         Identify, produce, and report against relevant statistics for mainframe storage

·         Identify and troubleshoot complex problems and document solutions for support teams

·         Provide 24x7 On Call support services

·         Cross train with other team members to ensure appropriate positional coverage

·         Provide expertise for integrating and refining best practices and new technologies


  • Minimum of six years of experience and/or knowledge of mainframe storage management.
  • Knowledge of EMC or IBM Mainframe storage hardware
  • Knowledge of DFSMS/HSM, DFSMS/DFDSS, and FDR
  • Working knowledge of Flash Copy or comparable product
  • Working knowledge of tape management systems, such as CA1 or DFSMS/DFRMM
  • Experience in the creation and maintenance of ACS routines
  • Experience with installing software via SMP/E
  • Knowledge of z/OS system internals
  • Working knowledge of tape replication technology
  • Experience in managing HMC and performing system IPL’s


Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Mainframe, Systems Engineer, Engineer, Consulting, Technology, Engineering, Customer Service

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