Systems Infrastructure Architect


At U.S. Bank, we're passionate about helping customers and the communities where we live and work. The fifth-largest bank in the United States, we’re one of the country's most respected, innovative and successful financial institutions. U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.



U.S. Bank is seeking a Systems Infrastructure Architect that has extensive experience in mainframe system technologies with an emphasis on performance monitoring, tuning, and troubleshooting of core transaction processing systems. This individual should be self-motivated and driven to help contribute toward the success of our mainframe technology initiatives. This person will assist system and application teams in designing processes that are resilient and performant. Design and build out new dashboards and reporting to allow broader and easier access to performance and capacity data. Participate in project teams to implement new capabilities and technologies. Suggest new or alternative products and solutions to modernize and streamline our environment. Lead projects and efforts across multiple teams.

Responsibilities Include

-Lead/participate in resolution of complex z/OS performance problems
-Use SAS and/or MXG to develop reports for performance analysis
-Provide consulting services for z/OS performance and capacity initiatives
-Support and maintain ThruPut Manager to provide batch job balancing across systems
-Monitor system performance and identify potential issues before they become a problem
-Create and maintain system configuration documentation
-Build and maintain performance databases
-Tune WLM to meet business objectives
-Collaborate and communicate well with others
-Suggest tuning setting for various systems and processes

Successful applicants will exemplify US Bank's ethical principles of uncompromising integrity, respect for others, accountability for decisions and actions, and good citizenship.





Basic Qualifications


-Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
-At least 1 year advanced server systems administration on one or multiple platforms. Server systems specification and design, implementation and support.

-At least 7 years’ experience with mainframe technologies

Preferred Experience

Extensive experience in:
-Mainframe technologies
-JCL Batch processing
-Technical troubleshooting of mainframe performance issues
-Understanding of SMF processing
-Mainframe performance tuning and sizing
-Statistical and data mining of performance and audit data

Subject matter expert in:

-z/OS technologies and logic
-Subsystems such as CICS, IMS, JES2, and DB2
-SAS Programming and report generation
-Knowledge of Workload Management (WLM) on z/OS
-Monitoring performance of z/OS systems and tasks using tools such as RMF and Mainview
-Produce reports using desktop solutions such as Excel
-Understanding of mainframe hardware and components
-Database processing for IMS and DB2



Information Technology

Primary Location

Minnesota-MN-Saint Paul


1st - Daytime

Average Hours Per Week