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Mainframe Systems Programmer

Publish Date:  Jan 9, 2022


Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 110,000 employees in 73 countries and annual revenue of € 12 billion. European number one in Cloud, Cybersecurity and High-Performance Computing, the Group provides end-to-end Orchestrated Hybrid Cloud, Big Data, Business Applications and Digital Workplace solutions. The Group is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic & Paralympic Games and operates under the brands Atos, Atos|Syntel, and Unify. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on the CAC40 Paris stock index.

The purpose of Atos is to help design the future of the information space. Its expertise and services support the development of knowledge, education and research in a multicultural approach and contribute to the development of scientific and technological excellence. Across the world, the Group enables its customers and employees, and members of societies at large to live, work and develop sustainably, in a safe and secure information space.




The Mainframe Communication System Engineer

Location: US WIDE (Remote)


Participates in the design, development, implementation, and maintenance of mainframe systems communication, including OS technical support, systems programming, disaster recovery, and is responsible for components of complex engineering and/or analytical tasks and activities.

Assists in establishment of input/output processes, working parameters for hardware compatibility, coordination of subsystems design and integration of the total system.

Serves as a proficient technical resource; provides technical knowledge and capabilities as team member and individual contributor.

Collaborates in problem solving, tuning and network resiliency designs. Supports and implements the mainframe network within z/OS environments.

Participates in technical support, systems programming and data center capabilities.

Develops technical solution requirements and lead individual or small team initiatives.


Required Job Skills:

7+ years in support and/or implementation of mainframe network engineering activities within z/OS environments.

Possess networking, problem solving and protocol skills, an understanding of mainframe communication concepts, and be able to support mainframe connectivity design considerations.

Knowledge of encryption technologies and certificate management.

Knowledge in Netview, Supersession, z/OS VTAM and TCPIP configurations, and CLIST coding.

Knowledge of IBM zEnterprise server hardware and working knowledge of TCP, UDP, ICMP communications.


Desired Job Skills:

Information Technology degree and/or technology certifications preferred or substantial equivalent experience.

Good written and verbal communications skills.



Here at Atos, we want all of our employees to feel valued, appreciated, and free to be who they are at work. Our employee lifecycle processes are designed to prevent discrimination against our people regardless of gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, or any other aspect which makes them unique. Across the globe, we have created a variety of programs to embed our Atos culture of inclusivity, and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute and feel that they are exactly where they belong.