Computer Operator Job Description Sample
In an environment that is primarily virtualized Windows Servers, the Computer Operator is responsible for ensuring the timely and successful processing of all batch and online tasks on their shift in accordance with pre-established work schedules. Ensure all printing is of high quality and clearly legible. Monitor overall IT infrastructure health and escalate appropriately.
Enter appropriate parameters and submit test and production jobs as required to meet processing schedules
Monitor jobs for successful execution using automated scheduler packages and job logs
Operate Xerox laser printers and other print output devices.
Monitor data center consumables and retrieve as needed.
Monitor, coordinate, and escalate processing, equipment, and environmental problems with support and vendor personnel.
Keep management informed of operational status of all data center equipment and systems.
Responsible for the accuracy and distribution of the daily Enterprise Operations Status Report, including detailed data center trouble reports.
Prepare backup tapes and documents for offsite storage and monitor offline media usage through tape libraries.
Ability to lift boxes of paper and load into printers.
Available for overtime and shift rotation to provide support for vacations, illness, and training as needed.
Responsible for ensuring a clean, uncluttered, safe, and professional work environment in the data center.
Accept off-shift calls in an emergency.
Available for 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift work as needed. Weekends and holidays are normal work days.
Regular work shift is 8 AM to 4 PM, Thursday thru Monday.
Reports to the Supervisor of Computer Operations
Will work with all levels of the IT department and business unit personnel.
Notify IT and Vendor personnel for application, technical, and equipment repair actions
3+ years of data processing experience with emphasis on Computer Operations.
Fundamental understanding of Job Control Language (e.g. DEC DCL / AS/400 CL).
General understanding of network principles and appliances, Windows OS and platforms, MS Office products, as well as AS400 and DEC Alpha hardware and ancillary devices.
Associate degree in computer science or similar discipline preferred
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to work comfortably with technical, application development, business unit, and vendor personnel.
Must possess a positive Customer oriented attitude
Strong team player
Flexible and able to develop proficiency with changing equipment and technologies.
Structured approach to solving problems
Work without constant supervision
Demonstrable knowledge of various computer equipment and peripheral devices, including DEC Alphas, AS/400, application, SQL, file and print servers.
Understanding of data processing job flows and file and data input/output procedures
Literacy with PC workstations, MS Windows and Office products.
Experience with Tidal Job Scheduler and SolarWinds monitoring a plus
DEC Alpha Servers
IBM AS/400 Servers
LTO Tape Devices
Xerox High Volume Printers
About the Company:
HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalogue of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.
HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
This position will entail running computer equipment per a set job schedule. This position will be entering data and running nightly reports on a timely basis to ensure production schedules are met.
The candidate must be available to work nights, variable shifts, and hours, including weekends when necessary. This full time position entails a 40 hour, 3 days a week work schedule. Attention to detail is very important, along with an excellent attendance record.
It will also be necessary to analyze job malfunction and initiate proper recovery actions in real time. This will require good problem-solving skills as well as the ability to interact with others.
Under general supervision, monitors and controls a computer by operating the central console or on-line terminals. May operate auxiliary equipment directly associated with the computer.
May maintain records regarding output units and supply inventories. May assist in manipulating controls to rearrange sequence of job steps to continue operations when individual units of the system malfunction. Competent to work on most phases of computer operations, but still may require some instruction and guidance for other phases. Typically requires 2 or more years of experience.RequirementsBasic UNIX, Windows server command and basic CISCO Network.
Change Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Change Healthcare is based upon your individual merit and qualifications.
We don't discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, protected veteran status or disability, genetic characteristic, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We will also make all reasonable accommodations to meet our obligations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and state disability laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. Please visit Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
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Operates computer equipment and monitors production activities according to predefined procedures. Process workload according to pre-defined procedures; maintain computer room/building security; maintain production processing cycles and tape library records; and maintain service backups. Provides assistance and guidance to operator trainees as needed.
Essential Job Responsibilities__________________________________
1.Polices procedures in effect and reports any violations to Systems Services.
2.Monitors security of data center and the building according to defined security procedures.
3.Files incident reports accurately and timely when required.
4.Constantly verifies that established production checkpoint procedures are followed.
5.Produces microfiche and distributes reports accurately and timely.
6.Maintains good communication with staff operating the sorter and printer.
7.On-call for Systems Services 24x7.
Bona Fide Occupational Qualifications___________________________
1.Requires high school diploma or equivalent.
2.One (1) year of previous experience preferred.
3.Proficient reading, writing, and grammar skills; proficient analytical and mathematical skills; proficient communicative and interpersonal relations skills.
4.Moderate computer skills and knowledge of software systems required.
YOU MUST POSSESS AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
ABOUT THIS ROLE:
The IT Operator I provides automation, job execution and job monitoring support to the end users of the Credit Union. Primary responsibility is to process a variety of scheduled routines, operating runs, and batch processes for the purpose of continuous availability and uninterrupted processing. This includes monitoring system logs for error messages, failures, peripheral malfunctions, and making recommendations to resolve errors that occur.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assures system availability of credit union operational services
Operates mid-range computers, software applications, and peripheral equipment using established procedures to ensure optimal performance and uphold quality standards
Follows documentation for daily, monthly, and special operation procedures with minimal supervision
Responsible for monitoring the status of the jobs processed via OpCon (Operations console) server
Responsible for making minor changes in jobs, testing and building schedules
Performs data synchronization activities across systems
Performs preventative maintenance for daily and monthly backups of critical operational systems
Detects, troubleshoots, resolves and escalates incidents and problems in a timely manner following established troubleshooting guides
Monitors and troubleshoots all interfaces with other vendors
Ensures user satisfaction by responding to the help desk calls, emails, and trouble tickets; seeing each through to completion
Logs all user questions and problems and tracks the same through to resolution
Protect the confidentiality and integrity of financial sensitive information and maintain the technical mechanisms of legitimate access and release of the data to meet the requirements of the Gramm-Leach Bliley Act (GLBA)
Adheres to computer room security procedures
YOU MUST POSSESS AN ACTIVE SECRET CLEARANCE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Minimum of high school education or equivalent, and 2 years related IT or financial work experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science preferred
A+ Certification a plus
Knowledge of batch processing, system startup and shutdown procedures, and system operation commands is required
Previous experience in working in a team is essential
Ability to work independently during shifts where supervisor is unavailable and exercise sound judgment when troubleshooting issues
Must be able to lift 50-pound boxes of paper. Occasionally needs to install equipment and cabling
Works one of several set shifts from 5 am until 9 pm. Hours may be extended during month end processing
Carries a corporate smart phone on a rotating basis (usually one week a month) to support the critical financial systems. Required to respond to calls and alerts within 10 minutes to ensure timely resolution of issues
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an
Req #: 129553
Location: Chantilly, VA US
Job Category: Information Technology
Security Clearance: TS/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Status: Must Be Current
The Computer Operator will be responsible for support of a diverse computer network. This job will require experience working in a technical environment and will assist with project required of the team and completing task under a short deadline.
Understanding of technical risk assessment
Proven expertise at advanced levels in five of the following, to include ability to combine components into a functioning multi-layer network of heterogeneous devices and applications and ability to inspect and replicate a system of such components:
Microsoft Windows Operating System, all versions supported during previous five years. UNIX (Solaris, HP-UX, etc.)
Operating System, all versions supported during previous five years.
Linux variant Operating System, all versions supported during previous five years.
BSD variant Operating System, all versions supported during previous five years.
C/C++ Language software development.Java Language software development.
Scripting language software development.
Database Administration and application development with Oracle, SQL Server, and/or MySQL.Wireless (WiFi/WiMax/Bluetooth) technology (hardware or core software).
Wired telephony technology (hardware or core software).
Mobile telephony technology (hardware or core software).
Ubiquitous core network device (switch/router/hub) technology (hardware or core software).
Advanced GIAC and/or (ISC)2 network/cyber security specialties.
Typically requires bachelor's degree or equivalent, and seven to nine years of related experience.
CACI employs a diverse range of talent to create an environment that fuels innovation and fosters continuous improvement and success. At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is proud to provide dynamic careers for employees worldwide. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
Location Durham, North Carolina Job ID 18-77585 Date posted 03/01/2018
Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings (NYSE:LH), an S&P 500 company is a leading life sciences company, providing comprehensive clinical laboratory and end-to-end drug development services. With a mission to improve health and improve lives, LabCorp delivers world-class diagnostics solutions, brings innovative medicines to patients faster and uses technology to provide better care. With net revenue in excess of $9 billion in 2016, LabCorp's 50,000 employees serve clients in 60 countries.
LabCorp is seeking a Computer Operator for it's RTP, NC location. This position will be responsible for the following:
The monitoring of our servers and network infrastructure through use of our data center tools
Opening and closing tickets within out ticketing system
Manage/escalate problems to resolution
Maintaining logs and records and generating reports as needed
Assisting in building and maintaining standard operating procedures within LabCorp
Maintaining on-call lists and calling support teams when necessary
Performing all related server room functions such a
Mounting magnetic tapes
Monitoring of our data centers, shipping/receiving
Monitoring weather conditions to keep current on any storm activity
Preform other duties as assigned
License/Certification/Education: Requires a High School Diploma or equivalent, but prefer an A.A. Degree in Computer Science w/2-3 years of experience.
Schedule12:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.. Monday through Friday
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LabCorp and its Specialty Testing Group, a fully integrated portfolio of specialty and esoteric testing laboratories.
An important link between our patients and our laboratory.
Help contribute to health care decisions nationwide.
What you need to know about applying at LabCorp.
Primary Shift for this position will beMonday and Tuesday 8am-5pm, Wednesday and Thursday 8pm-4:30am, and Sunday 8am-finish; but the ideal candidate will need to be available to work all shifts to provide emergency/vacation relief.
Handle maintenance and operation of our computer systems
Analyze common issues and take steps to reduce or eliminate them, respond accordingly when errors occur
Perform preventative maintenance on hardware and software
Troubleshoot malfunctions and call for repairs as needed
Report hardware problems to appropriate parties and contact service personnel.
Appropriately document all problems as outlined in departmental procedures.
Keep computer room clean and tidy (i.e. file all documents in proper place).
Monitor the length of time jobs are running
Request supplies for operations (i.e. paper,ribbons).
Perform regular cleaning of printers, CRT's, and modem cabinet.
Excellent communication skills and must be customer service oriented with at least2 years of computer related experience
Associate's degree or higher in computer science or related field preferred
Experience with Microsoft Excel and AS400 program
Excellent problem solving skills
The capability to workwell in high pressure situations
The willingness to learn the technical skills needed to manage our computer system, including use of network monitoring software and database software
Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
This position also requires an individual who can handle multiple tasks while maintaining a steady focus on customer satisfaction.
Logo Posting Number STA00260PO18 Classification Title IT Services Specialist I Internal Title Computer Operator Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Information Technology Department University Technology Services Band 3 Advertised Minimum Salary $22,182 Advertised Salary Range $22,182-$41,046 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 40.00 Work Schedule
Standard working schedule: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the department.
Type of Staff Position Time-Limited (TL) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Information Technology
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs.
The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.
Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below
The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at uscjobs.sc.edu.Research Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.
Benefit Eligibility Type Time-Limited (TL) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes
Advertised Job Summary
Under general supervision serves as lead operator on a shift in a large complex data processing installation processing batch and on-line applications, running MVS, JES, VM, CMS, IMS and multiple database systems. Hours are 4:30pm to 12:30am
Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)
High school diploma and 1 year related work experience.
Minimum three (3) years' experience in a data processing environment (e.g. rack and stack or tier 1 technical service).
Must display the ability to attain and maintain solid working relationships with users/customers in which there is regular contact. Experience with data center equipment, operations and environmental.
Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 03/01/2018 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 02/28/2019 Job Open Date 02/26/2018 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant
Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time.
This position is open until filled. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.
Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/27157 EEO Statement
The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.
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Computer Operator to work day shift under general supervision and is responsible for assisting IBM System z mainframe and open systems computer operation activities, network monitoring, and printed output. Local Candidates.
Must have RECENT experience with IBM System z mainframe hardware such as z9, z10, etc.
Must have RECENT experience with z/OS, JES2, SDSF, VTAM, CICS, RACF, TCP/IP and TSO.
This position is governed by state and federal laws and departmental policies.
Oversees the operation of computer hardware systems, including monitoring and scheduling batch work.
Performs processing of printed output utilizing high speed laser cut sheet printer. Read and follow job set-up instructions. Respond to program error messages by finding and correcting problems, terminating the program or notifying appropriate personnel.
Cleaning and daily maintenance of printers and other Data Center equipment. Routine quality checks of printed output.
Monitors the system for equipment failure or errors in performance and notifies computer service technicians or system programmers of equipment malfunctions. This includes IBM, Ricoh and all other equipment. Notify system programmers of any failures in mainframe hardware or software communication.
Enter commands using computer terminal to activate controls on computer and peripheral equipment.
Proper distribution of printed output. Retrieves, separates, and sorts program output as needed, and sends data to specified users. Loads peripheral equipment with required supplies for operations including perforated / non-perforated laser cut sheet paper, toner and other supplies as needed. Perform removal of waste paper from the laser printer punch unit.
Inventory and order forms located in the Data Center.
Preparing and receiving tapes for off-site distribution and maintaining records for the Data Center.
Assist system programmers in other higher level functions when required.
Must have experience with IBM System z mainframe hardware such as z9, z10, etc.
Must have experience with z/OS, JES2, SDSF, VTAM, CICS, RACF, TCP/IP and TSO.
Working knowledge of job scheduling software such as CA7.
Ability to read and comprehend technical documents and use that knowledge for practical application.
Working knowledge of all computer systems, software, and hardware.
Ability to participate and contribute towards highly effective teams.
Knowledge of auditing or verifying information or data.
Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and resolve problems.
Ability to enter, transcribe, record, store, or maintain information in written or electronic form.
Job may require automotive travel. Occasional intra-city travel may be required. The possibility exists for long-distance travel. Job may require occasional driving of State automobile. The ability, willingness and driver's license status to drive a State vehicle are mandatory.
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