Systems Programming Consultants, Inc.

Mid-Atlantic U.S. Jobs


Last Update: 09/27/19

Lead ACF2 Engineer/Architect - Fast Track Into Management

Would you like to trade your superior ACF2 skills for an opportunity to be groomed for a management position? Our employee-friendly, mainframe-committed client seeks an ACF2 security expert to lead their security and access control efforts. This person must have a demonstrated ability to provide innovative and effective ACF2 data security solutions as well as the ability to architect, lead and direct z/OS mainframe security initiatives. Qualified candidates must also possess good organizational and time management (project planning) and written/verbal communication skills. Additional experience with distributed systems (USS, UNIX); mainframe reporting languages (SAS, CLIST, REXX, JCL); or z/OS subsystems (CICS, DB2, MQ) is a plus. This position can be filled in the Mid-Atlantic or Southeast U.S. and comes with a very competitive compensation and benefits package as well as company-paid relocation.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Home-based Mainframe Security SME - Full-time Employee or 1099 Contractor

A growing high-tech company is looking to expand its mainframe professional services division with a zSeries security subject matter expert. This person will be responsible for all aspects of security-related administration, implementations, conversions, troubleshooting, and audits. Qualified individuals will have experience with any of the major mainframe security packages (i.e., RACF, ACF2, CA Top Secret) as well as solid z/OS fundamentals and strong troubleshooting skills. Although this is a home-based position there may be some travel involved. Salary in the low to mid- $100s plus additional bonus.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Senior Mainframe Security Engineer - Choice of Work Locations

Due to retirement, a well known and respected end user has an immediate need for an experienced ACF2 security engineer. This person must be familiar with all aspects of mainframe security administration, including making GSO record changes, finding and repairing security loopholes, and implementing Role Based Access Control (RBAC). Experience with RACF conversions, CICS, or USS is highly desirable. This position can be located in Florida or West Virginia and offers a very attractive base salary, bonuses, matching 401K, pension contributions, and company-paid relocation.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

z/OS Systems Programmer - Work from Home

An established mainframe technology company needs a z/OS systems programmer with strong SMP/E, troubleshooting, and scripting (automation) skills. Qualified applicants will have a recent background in MVS support that includes product installs and a solid REXX coding background (or other scripting language). Expertise with z/VM, z/Linux, z/OS Communication Server (SNA, TCP/IP), application testing, or security administration (RACF, ACF2, TSS) is a big plus. This is a small shop where you will be wearing multiple hats. This can be a permanent work from home position after a brief on-site probationary period that includes an employee-paid rental car and temporary housing.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

IT Manager/Lead Systems Programmer - DC Metro Area

A Federal contractor is in need of an experienced manager and technician to oversee a 15 member staff which includes Systems Programming, Production Control, and Operations. Qualified candidates will also assist the systems programming staff in debugging and supporting mainframe-based software as needed. Experience supporting z/OS 2.x operating system in a Sysplex configuration as well as a strong background in REXX-based automation is a plus. This person will assist with planning, coordinating, and managing technical projects as well as providing strategies for implementation of new technologies. All candidates will be required to be onsite at a DC-area Government data center and obtain a Public Trust clearance. Although non-local candidates will be considered, no relocation is available for this opportunity. Base salary to the $130s.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

z/OS Systems Programmer - Pennsylvania End User

An established Pennsylvania mainframe shop has an immediate need for an experienced generalist to join a small systems programming team supporting z/OS and its subsystems. Responsibilities will include OS and ISV product installation and maintenance (SMP/E), performance tuning, and systems-level problem resolution. The ideal candidate will also have exposure to DFSMS-managed storage support. Knowledge of DB2, CICS, or Comm Server (VTAM, TCP/IP) is a definite plus. This person should possess good team building and mentoring skills as well as strong verbal communication. Salary to the low $100s. Preference will be given to local candidates.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Full or Part Time zVSE Product Developer - Work from Home

A growing commercial software vendor has an immediate need for an experienced VSE product developer with good z assembler coding skills. This person must have exposure to VSE internals along with proven product development expertise, preferably with a commercial ISV. Strong debugging and dump reading skills are a must. Experience with TCP/IP is a big plus. This is an employee position. Part time employees working less than 30 hours/week will have limited benefits. Salary commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

Mainframe Security Product Developer - Work from Home

A leader in enterprise-wide software has an immediate need for a product developer to create and enhance new releases of mainframe products for this ISV's security division. All applicants must have strong z/OS assembler and REXX, solid understanding of basic z/OS internals, and familiarity with mainframe security packages such as RACF, ACF2, or CA Top Secret. Strong system-level troubleshooting is required (IPCS dump analysis is a must, XDC experience preferred). This is a great opportunity to assist in the design and development of a powerful line of software solutions which automates mainframe-related administration, reporting, assessment, auditing, intrusion detection, and monitoring. This can be a home-based position.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

z/OS and CICS Systems Programmer - Work from Home

Here is a great and unique opportunity for a z/OS generalist with five or more years of mainframe systems programming experience in a z/OS environment. Qualified applicants will have good z/OS systems fundamentals that include solid SMP/E installation and maintenance experience, solid knowledge of CICS Transaction Server support, and superior troubleshooting skills (IPCS preferred). Experience (or a willingness to learn) Comm Server (VTAM, TCP/IP), MQ, or mainframe storage administration (DFSMS) is a big plus. Experience with z//VM, z/VSE, HCD, exit coding, REXX, Endevor, or Linux systems administration is more icing on the cake. This is a smaller shop where you'll be required to wear a lot of hats. Salary commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Manager, Mainframe Product Development and Support - Work from Home

A dynamic software vendor seeks a Product Development Manager to oversee a team of talented developers and support reps. Duties will include keeping products up-to-date with the latest OS changes and management of all product development and release activities with accountability for product quality and on-time delivery within budget. All applicants must have a proven background in managing a group of commercial product developers. Qualified candidates will also be knowledgeable and experienced, as either a manager or developer, in developing software for S/390 platforms. This should include experience with development life cycles, requirements research and definition, functional specifications, design documentations, project planning, and software test planning. Salary commensurate with experience. Choice of three on-site work locations or work from home.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

Mainframe Assembler Programmers - Remote Support

An excellent opportunity exists to leverage your 390/assembler knowledge into a second career. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 10 years of systems programming knowledge and work experience with the ALC as well as knowledge of mainframe file data, JCL, run logs, and schedules. Selected candidates will join a modernization team tasked with reading complex ALC code, accurately capturing the logic, then developing pseudo code to explain the meaning in order to come up with business requirements. Knowledge of JAVA and/or Agile is a plus. This is a W-2 contract with a long term potential at a competitive hourly rate. Positions are full time remote support, once a Public Trust clearance has been issued.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

Sr. z/OS Systems Programmers - Salary to $150K

Due to recent retirements an immediate need exists for three Systems Programmers to perform installation, configuration, monitoring, and maintenance of a key government agency's System Z mainframe environment. Additional duties may include support of z/VM for IOCD, configuration of resources on the CEC, administration of PARMLIB changes for multiple LPARs, performance monitoring and tuning, backup storage administration support, and Disaster Recovery planning and testing. Experience with VTAM, TCP/IP, IODF, JES2, and/or REXX coding for automation is a definite plus. This position is located in Washington, DC with no remote support option or relo assistance available. All applicants must be able to pass a Minimum Background Investigation. Preference will be given to candidates with existing Secret or higher clearances. Position can be filled as a W-2 or 1099 with salary going to the $150K range.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Office or Home-based z/OS Product Developer - W-2 or 1099

An internationally known software vendor has a high profile product development position available for someone with solid z/OS internals and very strong 390/assembler coding skills. This person will be a key individual in the design and development of new features and releases for an acclaimed z/OS product line. Qualified applicants will have in-depth experience with MVS supervisor services, access registers, cross memory services, and data management facilities. Exceptional troubleshooting skills are also required, which should include heavy SVC dump analysis (IPCS) and GTF traces. Experience with DB2, IMS, CICS, COBOL, or LE is a big plus. Other desirable skills (preferred but not required) include a background in 64-bit addressing, C/C++, socket programming, TCP/IP, and VTAM. Previous commercial product development experience is a must. This person can be hired as a W-2 employee or 1099 contractor. Salary/rate commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

Senior MQ Systems Programmer - Multiple locations

An industry leader in the financial services sector has an immediate need for a senior MQ Systems Programmer to assist with the configuration and administration of a large z/OS based MQ installation. This person will be responsible for: setting up and reconfiguring of z/OS WebSphere MQ objects to meet applications/systems needs; troubleshooting MQ problems using MQ command line, CA-Sysview, Tivoli for MQ, and AppDynamics; interacting with internal batch and on-line (CICS) application development teams to determine MQ requirements; and creating, maintaining, and utilizing automation scripts for z/OS MQ monitoring, alerting, and problem determination/resolution. Working knowledge of CICS and batch MQ interfaces is also essential. This position can be filled in any of four mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Central, or Western U.S. data centers. Salary to the $120s. Company-paid relocation.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

DB2 Systems Programmer - Northern Virginia

An established government contractor has an immediate opportunity for an experienced DB2 systems programmer for their z/OS environment. This person will be responsible for all aspects of systems programming support for DB2 and its associated products. This will include DB2-related installation and maintenance (SMP/E), configuration, performance/tuning, and troubleshooting. All applicants must have a proven track record with DB2 v11. Experience with BMC DB2 tools is highly desired. This person will also lead the DB2 v11 to v12 migration planned for later this year. Knowledge of UDB/LUW and DB2 Connect is a plus. Salary commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

390/Assembler and C/C++ Product Developer - Choice of Work Locations

A US-based software vendor seeks a product developer with five or more years experience creating and maintaining commercial products. Qualified applicants must have a good mainframe assembler (HLASM) and C/C++ development background in a commercial software vendor environment. z/OS experience will hopefully include working knowledge of control blocks, dataspaces, cross-memory services, access registers, and supervisor states. Strong troubleshooting, including IPCS dump analysis, is an absolute must. Some familiarity/exposure to SMF record structures, VSAM internals, or GUI interfaces is a big plus. Salary commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

Sr. CICS/MQSeries Contractor (1099) - Washington, DC Area

A DC area firm, convenient to the Metro, seeks a mainframe systems programmer to assist with installation and support of CICS/TS and WebSphere MQ (MQSeries) in a complex z/OS environment. The ideal applicant will have an expert CICS installation and troubleshooting background and competent skills supporting MQ on the mainframe (the reverse combination will also be considered). Preferred experience includes z/OS systems support, DBMS experience (DB2 a big plus), REXX coding, VSAM file management and support, and process automation. Exposure to WebSphere distributed-based transaction systems is highly desirable. This is a 1099 contract position with a generous hourly rate. There is also the eventual possibility of becoming a full-time employee. No out of the DC area telecommuters.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

SPCI Recruiters

Joe Gallaher
Toll-Free: 800-739-SPCI (7724)

Chris Evans
Toll-Free: 888-286-SPCI (7724)

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