Mainframe (Z/OS) Systems Programmer

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We’re Hitachi Vantara, a global infrastructure business. Our people are the force of meaningful progress. We enable the incredible with data – from taking theme park fans on magical rides, conserving natural resources, protecting rainforests to saving lives. We empower businesses to automate, optimize and advance innovation. Together, we create a sustainable future for all. 

Imagine the sheer breadth of talent it takes to inspire the future.

Job Description:
The Z/OS Systems Programmer will be responsible for the installation, Upgrades, testing and maintenance of operating systems software.
The candidate needs to possess a strong understanding of z/OS and related components.
The candidate must have knowledge on latest mainframe trends.
The candidate should be well versed in:
Maintaining and installing IBM, Hitachi and third party software products.
Preparing technical documentation.
Debugging software problems.
Monitoring systems and software.


Z/OS Operation / Administration
Z/OS support including problem analysis and resolution
Collaborate and liaise with other units and provide technical support of the mainframe infrastructure.
Significant involvement in upgrade of operating systems to new release
Significant involvement in upgrade of third party software products to new releases.
Significant involvement in Proof of concept [POCs], proof of technology[POTs].


Should have at least 6 years of progressive hands-on experience in IBM Z and z/OS.

1. Hardware Configuration Definition
1.a] Modify hardware configuration.
1.b] Defining various types of control units and I/O devices.
1.c] Dynamic activation of IO Definitions.

2. z/OS Software Maintenance
2.a] Implement RSU
2.b] Implement APARs / PTFs

3. z/OSMF
3.a] Software Update
3.b] Software Management
3.c] Security Configuration Assistant
3.d] Network Configuration Assistant

4. Unix System Services
4.a] Unix System Services Commands
4.b] Unix System Services Administration

5. z/OS Networking
5.a] TCPIP stack implementation
5.b] TCPIP/TLS stack Implementation
5.c] Configure VIPAs

6. CBPDO / ServerPAC
6.a] Implement software products using CBPDO or ServerPac methods.

7.a] RACF administration Skills
7.b] Implement Digital Certificates

8. Jes2
8.a] JES2 administration skills
[Manage Initiators, Job class, Message Class, Spool, Checkpoint Datasets, Job Scheduling etc..]

9. z/OS Utilities
9.d] ICKDSF Etc…

About us 

We’re a global team of innovators. Together, we harness engineering excellence and passion for insight to co-create meaningful solutions to complex challenges. We turn organizations into data-driven leaders that can a make positive impact on their industries and society. If you believe that innovation can inspire the future, this is the place to fulfil your purpose and achieve your potential. 


Championing diversity, equity, and inclusion   

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are integral to our culture and identity. Diverse thinking, a commitment to allyship, and a culture of empowerment help us achieve powerful results. We want you to be you, with all the ideas, lived experience, and fresh perspective that brings. We support your uniqueness and encourage people from all backgrounds to apply and realize their full potential as part of our team.   

How we look after you  

We help take care of your today and tomorrow with industry-leading benefits, support, and services that look after your holistic health and wellbeing. We’re also champions of life balance and offer flexible arrangements that work for you (role and location dependent). We’re always looking for new ways of working that bring out our best, which leads to unexpected ideas. So here, you’ll experience a sense of belonging, and discover autonomy, freedom, and ownership as you work alongside talented people you enjoy sharing knowledge with.   

We’re proud to say we’re an equal opportunity employer and welcome all applicants for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, age, disability status or any other protected characteristic.Should you need reasonable accommodations during the recruitment process, please let us know so that we can do our best to set you up for success.

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Hitachi Vantara operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Dallas, TX and Santa Clara, CA. It has 9542 total employees. To see all 46 open jobs at Hitachi Vantara, click here.
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