z/OS System Programmer

Publication Date:  Nov 17, 2023
Ref. No:  494473

Bydgoszcz, Poland, PL, 85-240

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We're looking for Mainframe z/OS System Programmer.



On this position you will have the responsibility to deliver 3rd level technical support of mainframe systems and software. 


Why applying for this role is a good idea?

  • You can learn and develop on a live environment - we have our mainframes, and sandboxes on them. At your disposal.
  • You can grow (from programmer, through technical lead/SME for technology, to architect (client or global)
  • You can work 100% remotely
  • You can learn from Interskill platform and benefit from our partnership with BroadCom
  • You can earn extra money through our employee referral program
  • You can access private health care, insurance, benefit platform – it’s obvious here

With us, you can do anything. It’s worth to try!


As a System programmer z/OS & Tools your main tasks are related to: 

  • Software lifecycle management: installation, upgrade, maintenance and replacement of software 

  • Exploring new product features which can benefit the customer as well as Atos 

  • Third line support in case of software errors 

  • Assist customers in using the software products 

  • Incident, change and problem handling 

  • Configuration and customization 

  • Setup of parameters 

  • Setup of customer dependent parts (e.g. user administration, product calendar, authorization matrix)  

  • Documenting 

  • Communication with customers and vendors 

  • Participation/contribution to technical projects 


Job Requirements 

Your technical skills: 

  • In depth knowledge and understanding of z/OS and related product software z/OS 

  • Programming knowledge of REXX and JCL 

  • Knowledge of installation (SMP/E

  • Knowledge of Cobol and/or Assembler is an advantage 


Professional Experience: 

  • University degree in Computer Science or related subject  

  • More than 3 years’ of verifiable experience with mainframe operations and monitoring 

  • At least 5-8 years’ of verifiable experience as IBM mainframe specialist (zSeries


Foreign Language:  

  • Excellent command of English; Dutch, German and/or French is a plus. 


Social Skills:  

  • Ability to work well as a team member; 

  • Methodical and disciplined approach to work; 

  • Excellent analytical skills and problem solving capabilities; 

  • Stress resistant in case of Major Incident- and/or emergency situations

  • Good planning and organisational skills; 

  • Very good communication abilities

  • Ability to deal with multi-task issues

  • Initiative and good learning abilities. 


Important! This position requires flexibility because you'll be a part of on call rota (standby). 


Please, attach your CV in English.  


If you want to find out more or have questions, contact our recruiter Aleksandra.  

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