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IBM Mainframe z/OS System Programmer in Katowice, Poland


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Your Role and Responsibilities

Currently we are looking for Mainframe z/OS System Programmer. You'll be playing a key role in the installation, testing and maintenance of mainframe operating system and install software. The programs you create are likely to help the mainframe teams (system team, storage team, scheduling team, etc...) to be more efficient and provide a better service.

Main responsibilities:

  • Installation and configuration of z/OS and software products, providing maintenance for z/OS of regular basis

  • Presenting ideas for system improvement and automation

  • Setting up and cloning z/OS LPARs

  • Working closely with other mainframe system engineers, analysts, operations and staff

  • Producing detailed specifications and writing scripts (REXX, JCL, etc.)

  • Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live

  • Preparation of training manuals and documentation

  • Maintaining the systems and programs once they are up and running

  • Providing technical support for customer

  • Providing On-call support

Additional Benefits:

  • Internal and external trainings and certifications

  • Upskilling programs, wide possibilities of skills' development

  • Multisport card

  • Private medical package (Medicover) and insurance package

  • Fresh fruits in the office

  • Cinema, ski, and mountain trips for IBMers

  • Holiday camps for children

  • Discounts for IBMers (for a wide range of services/products)

  • Social Fund benefits

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • At least 5-8 years of experience in Mainframe (z/OS)

  • Experience in support and deployment of z/OS Operating System

  • Fully understand z/OS services structure, JES2 concept, Parallel Sysplex and Catalog management

  • Experience with WLM, SMF, EREP and IPCS

  • Storage management experience using DFSMS

  • Assembler, JCL, REXX and CLIST knowledge

  • Practical SMP/E knowledge

  • Basic RACF knowledge

  • Candidate should be self-organized, eager to learn with strong sense of analysis & troubleshooting skills

  • This is a technical role which also requires strong analytical and problem solving skills

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Knowledge of CA, BMC, Compuware tools (MIM, fileAid MVS, Strobe, Mainview, Control M/T)

  • Knowledge of GDPS PPRC and DR procedures


About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

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