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z/OS and Tools Mainframe Specialist

Publish Date:  Nov 15, 2022

Bydgoszcz, PL, 85-240

Company:  Atos

About Atos

Atos is a global leader in digital transformation with 107,000 employees and annual revenue of over € 11 billion. European number one in cybersecurity, cloud and high performance computing, the Group provides tailored end-to-end solutions for all industries in 71 countries. A pioneer in decarbonization services and products, Atos is committed to a secure and decarbonized digital for its clients. Atos is a SE (Societas Europaea), listed on Euronext Paris and included in the CAC 40 ESG and Next 20 Paris Stock indexes.

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.




At Atos, as a global leader in secure and decarbonized digital business technology, our purpose is to help shape the future of the information space.


Would you like to be the part of the team that every day makes the world a safer place? Do you have courage to craft the future? Do you like solving puzzles and find challenges exciting? If so, we have something for you!


Application Modernization (AMS) is one of the largest Atos business practices in Poland. It employs over 1,000 IT professionals in the areas of BA, Testing, Project Management, Data Base, and Development. AMS executes contracts for more than 140 clients from various industries.


We are currently looking for z/OS & Tools Mainframe Specialist

Remote work from the territory of Poland


As a Mainframe Specialist you will have the responsibility to deliver technical support of mainframe systems and software. We are looking for an experienced z/OS & Tools Mainframe Specialists in one of following area: Networking and/or Hardware configuration (IOCDS/HCD)


What will you do?

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
  • Flexibility and ability to be part of an on call rota (standby) team


Sounds exciting? Match your experience to needed skills


Must have:

  • More than 3 years’ of verifiable experience with z/OS networking or IOCDS/HCD configuration
  • At least 5-8 years’ of verifiable experience as IBM mainframe specialist (zSeries)
  • Depth knowledge and understanding of: z/OS IOCD/HCD configuration or z/OS Networking (Communication server, SNA, TCP/IP)
  • Excellent communication skills in English; 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 organizational skills
  • Very good communication abilities
  • Ability to deal with multi-task issues
  • Initiative and good learning abilities


What’s in it for you? 

  • Wellbeing programs & work-life balance - integration and passion sharing events
  • Private medical and dental care
  • Benefits platform – shopping, cinema, sport etc.
  • Co-funding of sport activities, e.g. Multisport & OK system cards, b-active program
  • Courses and certifications e.g. Google Cloud, AWS, ITIL
  • Conferences and Expert Communities
  • Gift packages for special occasions: Easter, Christmas, Children’s Day
  • Appreciation for seniority: additional days off, Atos Jubilee gifts
  • Remote working or commuting allowance, relocation package
  • Charity and eco initiatives
  • Flexible working hours

*Your benefits could vary depending on employment contract type


What happens next?

  • Quick conversation with HR
  • Interview with a Manager/IT expert/project representative
  • Feedback (1-5 business days after the interview)
  • Work like you want-remotely, in hybrid mode or at our office


Choose your future. Choose Atos.


Please, attach your CV in English

If you are curious about this position and wish to find out more, don’t hesitate and contact our recruiter Svetlana. He will be happy to answer all your questions.




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.


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