Productive and fun place to work with a close knit, family atmosphere.
Pros: good people to work with, good benefits, opportunity for overtime.
Cons: location in topeka, the building is old and seems crowded. retail is struggling in this economy.
Data Center Operations is composed of four shifts working 12 hours per day. Shift changes are at 6:00 am and 6:00 pm and shifts work four days one week, three days the next.
z/OS mainframe, iSeries midrange and various distributed systems platforms (Windows, AIX, Unix, Linux and Citrix) make up the production IT environment.
Having come from the telecomminucations industry, working here exposed me to the retail fashion industry.
There are a lot of loyal, long time employees who have been with the company for many years. There are also a lot of former Sprint employees here, so there were many people whom I was already aquainted with from my years at Sprint.
The hardest part of the job for me was the long commute, 60 miles each way.
The most enjoyable part of the job were the friendly and supportive co-workers I had the pleasure of working with.