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Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

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Date: Dec 27, 2020

Location: Sheffield, SHF, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 99928 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

United Kingdom

Competitive salary + Benefits



NTT DATA Services are seeking an experienced Mainframe System Programmer to work on major projects based on client site. 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 and experience
  • 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



Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.



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