Sr Z/os Systems Programmer Job In Downey, California

Published 2023-09-07
Expires 2023-10-07
ID #1834355731
Sr Z/os Systems Programmer Job In Downey, California
United States, California, Downey,
Published September 7, 2023


Title:  Sr. Z/OS Systems Programmer

Duration: 12 months

Location: 9150 E. Imperial Hwy., Downey, CA, 90242

Job ID: #(phone number removed)

Pay Rate: $60.00/hr. - $65.00/hr. on W2

Position Description:

A Mainframe Systems Programmer/DBA is responsible for leading and/or supporting the most complex database upgrade projects, modification, installation, testing, implementation, maintenance and enhancements of new or existing system software products. This classification must plan, install, configure, test, implement and manage core database products, software products in support of the County’s database architecture and business needs. Special organizational or functional industry position titles for Systems Programmer/DBA include, but are not limited to, DB2 Systems Programmer/DBA, IMS Systems Programmer/DBA and ADABAS/NATURAL Systems Programmer/DBA.


Skills Required:

The Mainframe Systems Programmer/DBA for Legacy Systems manages different types of databases, such as hierarchical (IMS), relational (DB2), and file-based (ADABAS), and is responsible for planning and upgrading the database environments on a County-established basis; verifying the health of all the databases; database administration technical consulting for application and operations teams for the purpose of project planning/development; maintenance on production database systems; performance of technical reviews for existing systems that utilize one of the following database management systems (DBMS): ADABAS, DB2 or IMS; performance of evaluations for the purposes of selecting new or fine-tuning existing DBMS software; consultation with project development teams to provide recommendations on database design; development of logical and physical database designs; creation of overviews of logical database designs; creation of physical databases; database capacity planning; development and use of backup and recovery procedures for databases; database performance monitoring; database space monitoring; database reorganizations; database replication; database compression and database partitioning.

The following technology skill sets are required to perform in this classification. IBM: Z/OS, IMS, DB2, ADABAS, SMP/E, JCL, IMS DB/DC, CICS, ACF2, ASSEMBLER/COBOL/REXX, IBM FILE MANAGER, DELTA/IMS, NATURAL/ SUPERNAT, ENTIREX, CA SPOOL, IMS & DB2 BMC Tools, N20/TRIM.

Skills Preferred:

Z/OS 2.4, HCD/IODEF, Z13S, Z15, SMP/E, ASSEMBLER, JCL, COBOL, ACF2, SYSPLEX coupling facility, HMC (Processor Interface), OSA (Networking Interface), ICC (Integrated Console Controller), FICON (Fiber connectivity to peripheral devices), z/OS Open System and Unix Systems Services (USS) on the Mainframe., CLIST, REXX, FICON switch configuration and definition in HCD, Server Time Protocol (STP) configuration.

Experience Required:

This classification must have a minimum of seven (7) years of experience as a Systems Programming/ DBA, with at least three (3) years of that experience in a lead role.

Experience Preferred:

15 Years of experience with Z/OS operating system upgrade, 10 Years of experience with Mainframe hardware upgrade projects.

6 Years of experience with HCD & HMC.

4 Years of experience with DB2 or IMS or IBM Tools installation. 2 Years of Experience with mainframe storage.

Education Required:

This classification requires the possession of a bachelor’s degree in an IT-related or engineering field.

Best Regards,

Devika Srinivas

Senior Technical Recruiter

Cell: (phone number removed) Office: (phone number removed)



360 Mt. Kemble Avenue, Suite 2000, Morristown, NJ 07960 


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Sr z/os systems programmer

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