DC Operator - Analyst

Date: 19-Nov-2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Mizuho

We are recruiting for a DC Operator


Profile Summary

To manage and perform the daily Data Centre tasks across a fixed 12-hour shift pattern covering Days & Nights. Running the daily checks and EOD batch processing for both local and eternally hosted systems. Providing out of hour telephone support to users requiring technical support. 


Duties and Responsibilities

•    Manage the daily Data Centre & Emergency IT Security tasks of the Mizuho Production Systems on a 24-hr by 5 day working environment, or as required by the business
•    Ensure that the Data Centre Procedures are followed & the necessary documentation is completed at all times 
•    Ensure all incidents are treated as high priority & are passed on to the appropriate team in a timely manner
•    Highlight and update any discrepancies in procedural documents where necessary & keep up to date. This will also include keeping up to date the relevant manuals in the Mizuho documents Team Library pertaining to Datacentre operations. 
•    Liaise with the appropriate support teams, Users and Staff where necessary. These will include, but not limited to, Service Desk, Applications Support, European & Head Office staff and external 3rd parties (e.g. Iron Mountain, Fujitsu)
•    Highlight any recurring errors with the appropriate teams to ensure that solutions are put in place to prevent repeats.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience

•    Knowledge & experience of:
•    Data Centre shift working - Essential 
•    All Data Centre Operating procedures & practices - Essential
•    A Service oriented environment - Essential
•    Working within agreed service levels - Essential
•    Quality standards such as ISO 9001:2008 - Desirable
•    Proactive, with a high degree of accuracy – Essential
•    To be flexible in working hours to provide optimum Data Centre cover – Essential


We champion a flexible work environment, as we understand the need for people to meet other commitments or simply strike a good work-life balance.  As such, we are happy to talk flexible working for this role such as reduced working hours.  The role will also include homeworking.  

At Mizuho we are committed to supporting equality and diversity, and seek to create a workplace that is fully inclusive.  We welcome applications from all sections of the community that we operate in and from all ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientation, beliefs, gender identities and disabilities.  

If you require more information about our equal opportunities policy or wish to discuss any accessibility requirements or reasonable adjustments please contact the recruitment team – recruitment@mhcb.co.uk and we will be happy to help. 




Mizuho Bank provides financial and strategic solutions for the increasingly diverse and sophisticated needs of international clients, focusing its efforts on serving major corporations, financial institutions, individuals and public sector entities. A relationship management approach to serving clients enables Mizuho Bank, together with group companies including Mizuho Trust & Banking and Mizuho Securities, to develop customised solutions in areas such as corporate, structured and project finance, transaction banking and risk management. 

With 81 offices outside Japan, Mizuho Bank offers both local experience and the ability to progress careers across its global business network. Mizuho Bank is a subsidiary of the Japan-based Mizuho Financial Group, Inc, one of the largest financial services companies in the world, with total assets of approximately US $1.8 trillion (as of March, 2016). Mizuho London Branch has over 850 employees, Mizuho Bank employs over 27,000 employees and is part of the Mizuho Financial 
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