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Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

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Date: Nov 9, 2020

Location: Sheffield, SHF, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 92755 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer to join our team in Sheffield, Sheffield (GB-SHF), United Kingdom (GB).



z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Competitive salary + Benefits



NTT DATA Services are seeking an experienced Mainframe System Programmer to work on major projects based on client site in South Yorkshire. The role involves upgrading and supporting the z/OS operating system and ISV products, mainly from IBM and Computer Associates (CA)


Key responsibilities

  • Upgrading, maintaining and supporting the z/OS operating system
  • Upgrading, maintaining and supporting ISV products particularly from the vendors; IBM and Computer Associates (CA)
  • Production support of mainframe system


Key Skills

  • Extensive experience of z/OS mainframe systems programming
  • Must have working knowledge and experience with a combination of systems/tools: z/OS, SMP/E, TSO/ISPF, USS, SDSF, JCL, RACF.
  • Should have very strong Parallel Sysplex skills
  • Ideally, have worked in a Bank or organisations with large installations
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be a true team player
  • Will need to provide off-hours support for the implementation of software changes, when required
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences


Desirable skills

Any additional knowledge of the following tools would be advantageous:

ACF2 Security tool /GDPS/ RACF/ Assembler/ Rexx/ Omegamon/RMF/SMF/SAS





This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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