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Mid-Atlantic U.S. Jobs


Last Update: 05/10/19

VSAM Product Developer - Work from Home

An established software vendor seeks a senior product developer to assist in enhancing the functionality of VSAM-specific feature sets of an existing product line. Qualified applicants will have a strong 390/Assembler programming background as well as a strong VSAM internals background. Preferred skills or knowledge include familiarity with z/OS catalog management, SVC data mining (especially SVC 26), QSAM/BSAM, IDCAMS, and DFSMShsm. All applicants must possess strong troubleshooting skills (IPCS, XDC) and be capable of producing quality work with minimal supervision. Additional expertise with ISPF, REXX, or C/C++ would helpful. This is exclusively a work-from-home position. Salary commensurate with experience.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher

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

Senior z/OS Systems Programmer - Choice of Locations

Listed on Forbes' "Best Places to Work" and Fortune's "Most Admired Companies" this international industry leader has an immediate need for an experienced z/OS systems programmer to become a key performer on a small but talented team. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of five years experience as a systems programmer utilizing SMP/E to perform installation and maintenance of IBM and OEM program products as well as at least one year experience in the installation of the z/OS operating system. Additional experience supporting major subsystems such as CICS, Comm Server, DB2 or mainframe storage is highly desirable. Six figure base salary potential. Comprehensive benefits include: three weeks vacation, matching 401k (up to 5%), tuition and continuing education reimbursement, a full suite of medical benefits, and Health Savings plans. No relocation is provided, however you can choose between locations in the Mid-Atlantic, Southeast or Midwest regions.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

Mainframe Systems Programmer - Work from Home

An immediate need exists for an experienced z/OS systems programmer to work as a W-2 consultant in support of a large government agency's modernization effort. This person will assist in preparing inputs to Work Breakdown Structure; reviewing test documentation; participating in walkthrough and review efforts; analyzing requirements and developing test cases; creating data and test procedures; and processing test data and review output. In addition to a general z/OS systems programming background, experience with the following software is highly desirable: Assembler, REXX, JCL, TSO, ISPF, and/or FileAid. This is a full time, remote support opportunity with a competitive hourly rate. Candidates must be able to obtain a Public Trust clearance.

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

IMS Systems Programmer (2) - Possible Telecommute

Our client seeks two Systems Programmers to assist in all aspects of IMS DB/TM support for their mainframe-committed Florida data center. The first person will provide primary support for business-critical IMS regions and will include a v15 migration in 2019 on a new z14. Recent IMS support that includes v13 or above is required (v14 preferred) for this opening. The second position can be filled by someone with a) decent IMS skills who can provide DB2 systems programming along with backup support for IMS, or) a junior to mid level IMS systems programmer who can grow eventually into a senior role. This position offers a generous base salary, great bonus, and a lucrative 401k matching plan. First priority will be given to those willing to take advantage of company-paid relocation and work onsite (relo will be required for less senior technicians who take the second position).

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans

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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