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VAX VMS IT Systems Manager / Administrator


Job Title: VAX VMS IT System Manager / Administrator.
Knowledge of Fortran and developing application in Fortran.
Location: London and Jersey (frequent travel required)
Contract Type: Long-term Contract
About the Role:
We are seeking an experienced and highly skilled VAX VMS Fortran IT Systems Administrator to join our team on a long-term contract basis. This role involves managing and maintaining our VAX VMS systems and ensuring the smooth operation of our Fortran applications. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in VAX VMS administration, strong Fortran programming skills, and the ability to travel between our London and Jersey locations.
Key Responsibilities:
• Administer and maintain VAX VMS systems to ensure optimal performance and reliability.
• Develop, troubleshoot, and optimize Fortran applications running on VAX VMS systems.
• Perform system monitoring, tuning, and capacity planning.
• Implement and manage system security measures and data protection.
• Provide technical support and resolve issues related to VAX VMS and Fortran applications.
• Coordinate with other IT teams and stakeholders to ensure seamless integration and operation of systems.
• Plan and execute system upgrades, migrations, and patches.
• Document system configurations, processes, and procedures.
• Train and mentor junior staff members, providing guidance on best practices.
Essential Skills and Experience:
• Extensive experience in VAX VMS system administration.
• Strong proficiency in Fortran programming, specifically on VAX VMS platforms.
• Deep understanding of VAX VMS architecture, commands, and utilities.
• Proven experience with system performance tuning and capacity planning.
• Expertise in system security and data protection best practices.
• Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work independently and manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
• Willingness to travel frequently between London and Jersey.
Desirable Skills:
• Experience with other legacy systems and programming languages.
• Knowledge of modern IT infrastructure and cloud-based solutions.
• Familiarity with networking and storage solutions.
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
• Relevant certifications in VAX VMS and/or Fortran programming are a plus.
What We Offer:
• Competitive daily rate.
• Opportunity to work with a dynamic team on critical projects.
• Travel allowances and accommodation support.
• Professional development and training opportunities.
If you are a seasoned VAX VMS Fortran IT Systems Administrator looking for a challenging and rewarding long-term contract, we would love to hear from you. Please apply with your updated CV and a cover letter outlining your relevant experience and expertise.

Michael Bailey International is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

VAX VMS IT Systems Manager / Administrator