Kentucky Farm Bureau Mutual Ins Co

IT Operations Technician II - 3rd shift (Data Center)

3 weeks ago
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Information Technology


Performs routine technical duties in operating a variety of computer and peripheral equipment used in small to large scale computer systems.





  • Operates magnetic tape and disk equipment, printers, document inserters, document folding equipment, printers, mass storage equipment, optical scanners, visual display equipment, and other peripheral equipment used in IT Operations.
  • Prepares equipment for operation by obtaining, loading and unloading magnetic tapes, disks, paper, and storage devices.
  • Monitors machine operations and/or applications, servers, and computer networks.
  • Prepares and runs the document insertion and folding equipment.
  • Removes and prepares output for distribution and mailing.
  • Assists in maintaining required records.
  • Performs routine maintenance operations on all equipment.
  • Operates small and large scale computers during routine production or conversion runs.
  • Participates in formal and on-the-job training.
  • Performs other related work as assigned.
  • Regular, predictable attendance as employee has to physically be in the office.
  • This list of essential functions is non-exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary.


JOB SPECIFICATIONS                             

  • Physical demands: Standing (frequently); Lifting (frequently up to 50 lbs.); Normal vision and hearing (with or without correction).
  • Mental demands: Analytical and problem solving skills; Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Environmental factors: Machine noise; Standard lighting, temperature, and conditions.
  • Equipment: Computer keyboard. 




  • High school diploma or G.E.D. required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in IT operations required.
  • Demonstrated work experience operating Computer Operations
  • Peripheral equipment to include: the operation, care and adjustment of computer peripheral equipment, general information technology processing principles, and computer operating and monitoring techniques.
  • Training in Information Technology concepts and operating system concepts, hardware component and operating system operation.
  • Technical education on Mainframe and/or Distributed Platform’s.
  • Ability to work quickly under pressure and make decisions to meet deadlines.
  • Ability to serve as a team lead and informally supervise and train others.
  • Ability to follow complex verbal and written directions.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.
  • Ability to think logically to comprehend information technology system requirements and programming principles, and to apply these principles to the operation of a computer or process.


  • JCL (Job Control Language) that controls Batch programs on an MVS system.
  • TSO and ISPF (Time Sharing Option and Interactive System Productivity Facility) to interact with Scheduler, Rerun/Restart Software, dataset maintenance, and miscellaneous utilities.
  • MVS abend codes and JCL errors.
    On call availability.


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