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Digital Time Capture Inc. OpenVMS Technical Support Analyst Contract in Edmonton, AB

Digital Time Capture Inc.

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
OpenVMS Technical Support Analyst
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Providing impact analysis of proposed business changes on the application, in terms of development effort and processing;…

Our client, Alberta Energy, has an immediate requirement for a VMS Technical Support Analyst in their Edmonton location. The successful sub-contractor will start April 1 for a 12 month contract. Additional extension years are available.

The closing date for applications is Feb. 13, 2017.

We will pay the successful candidate a salary or $85,000 per year as a project based employee or up to $60 per hour for an independent sub-contractor. If you meet ALL of the mandatory requirements and would like to be submitted, please email your resume and we will contact you to discuss in more detail.

We thank all candidates for applying, however only those candidates whom we feel meet all the mandatory requirements will be contacted.

Opportunity Description:

Reporting directly to the Service Support & Delivery Manager and indirectly to the Director of Infrastructure & Operations, the Analyst(s) will provide maintenance, testing and technical support of the Alberta Department of Energy HP OpenVMS based systems. The prospective candidate requires a broad knowledge of OpenVMS minicomputer server systems, hardware and software, proven OpenVMS Basic programming experience (with extensive system service call routines), proven OpenVMS DCL programming experience, proven RDB SQL/services experience, experience in maintenance of enterprise applications, strong communication, interpersonal, problem solving and analytical skills, a proven ability to function within a team and provide technical support to other analysts.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Performing detailed analysis and design of proposed application control system, operating system and layered product changes;
  • Performing program modifications with minimal direction;
  • Providing impact analysis of proposed business changes on the application, in terms of development effort and processing;
  • Providing resolution to problems arising in the production version of the application;
  • Developing programs to extract or convert data for use elsewhere;
  • Adhering to quality assurance guidelines and maintain quality assurance on all deliverables;
  • Liaising with application, acceptance testing, client community, and operations areas;
  • Performing software installations, upgrades and patching;
  • Providing on-call support on an as-needed basis;
  • Monitoring, fine tuning, and troubleshooting problems reported with software installations;
  • Providing status reports to the team leader as required; and
  • Developing and maintaining documentation.

Mandatory Requirements

A)Experience performing production support of large applications

3 years or more within the past 5 years

B)Directly related work experience in a OpenVMS environment, including the operating system, file system, layered products and networks

3 years or more within the past 5 years

C)Technical knowledge and experience implementing and supporting OpenVMS computers, including programming in DCL

3 years or more within the past 5 years

D)Technical knowledge and experience implementing and supporting OpenVMS operating system, including OpenVMS System services and print/batch queue management

3 years or more within the past 5 years

E)Experience with HP Alpha or Itanium servers

3 years or more within the past 5 years

F)Experience in OpenVMS Basic programming (including OpenVMS system service call routines)

3 years or more within the past 11 years

G)Experience in Oracle OpenVMS RDB database management, including backup/restore/maintenance.

3 years or more within the past 5 years

H)Experience with formal change management procedures.

3 years or more within the past 5 years

Job Type: Contract

Salary: $85,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • Diploma/Certificate

Required experience:

  • OpenVMS: 3 years

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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