Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

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Date: Apr 6, 2024

Location: Sheffield, SHF, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 260555 

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Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer  

Remote Working, UK


NTT DATA is seeking an experienced Z/OS System Programmer to work with a major banking client. 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

  • Working closely with the other Engineering teams, to ensure that the systems are built to be stable, available, up to date and running as effectively and efficiently as possible


Key Skills 

  • The successful candidate will ideally have more than ten years of z/OS systems programming experience  

  • Should have very strong Parallel Sysplex skills 

  • Extensive experience of installing many (not just a few) IBM and CA products  

  • Should have ideally worked in a Bank or organisations with large installations 

  • Should be confident, able to work independently and start contributing from day one  

  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be a true team player 

  • Will need 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  


Required Skills 


  • Parallel Sysplex 

  • Installation of several different IBM and CA products 


Nice to Have Skills (not mandatory) 

  • ACF2 Security tool 

  • GDPS 

  • RACF 

  • Assembler 

  • Rexx 

  • Omegamon 

  • RMF 

  • SMF 

  • SAS 


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit nttdata.com or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.




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