We are recruiting for an Associate Systems Programmer to join our Information Systems Department in Overland Park, KS.
This position is a 12-hour, night shift position from 7:00PM-7:00AM on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and every other Sunday.
Responsible for performing Systems Programming tasks within assigned IT departmental areas in support of Kindred's Operating Systems, infrastructure, and middleware, and which meet IT/Business expectations, and Customer Service Level Agreements.
Provides 24/7 on call support and basic triage for the assigned departmental areas.
Troubleshoots, coordinates, assists, and advises in recovery from component failures of supported systems.
Measures application, OS, and hardware performance, and makes recommendations on correcting bottlenecks in systems performance.
Communicates and documents Kindred operating system, infrastructure, and middleware issues within assigned departmental areas.
Follows departmental systems backup/administration/monitoring review procedures within assigned department.
Adapts and quickly assimilates new and refreshed operating systems/applications as implemented within the Kindred IT Data Center.
Provides support to senior department team members with technical evaluations within assigned departmental areas.
Solicits feedback and guidance of best practices from manager and senior department team members.
Continually enhances knowledge of IT Operating Systems and Kindred standards in order to achieve departmental success and professional growth.
Fundamental knowledge of iSeries system (e.g. IBMi systems).
Fundamental knowledge of iSeries Scheduling system (e.g. Robot and Robot Replay)
Proven understanding of scheduling instruction and job interdependencies.
Working knowledge of current operating systems, infrastructure and middleware.
Required support experience and/or current working knowledge in the following areas depending on assigned IT Operating Systems departments:
OS Operating System (Job/Task/Device Management)
BIOS (Basic Input/output Systems)
Communication Protocol (Set of rules, formats and functions for sending data across the network)
Messaging Protocol (Set of rules, formats and functions for sending, storing and forwarding e-mail in a network)
Programming Language (Translate source language into machine language using assemblers, compliers,interpreter and application generators. System software and application software programmed in a programming language and turned into machine language for execution. )
Approximate percent of time required to travel: 10%
Associate or Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience requirements.
2+ years working in an IT department.
1+ year currently working in the core technical area supported by this assigned department.
Depending on a candidate's qualifications, this position may be filled at a different level.
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Job : Information Technology Primary Location : KY-Louisville-Kindred Systems Organization : 6500 - Kindred Systems Shift : Day