Systems Programming Consultants, Inc.

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Last Update: 02/27/19

Mainframe Systems Programmer - Work from Home

Ever wanted to have your own mainframe to play with? Our very stable client has a 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 and superior troubleshooting skills (IPCS). Qualified applicants will also have systems support expertise in at least three or more of the following areas: z/OS, CICS, IMS, DB2, Comm Server (VTAM, TCP/IP), MQ, or mainframe storage administration (DFSMS). Experience with HCD, Workload Manager (WLM), exit coding, REXX, Endevor, or Linux systems administration is a big plus. This is a smaller shop where you'll be required to wear a lot of hats. Salary commensurate with experience.
G61391

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher


Senior z/VM-z/Linux Systems Programmer - W-2 or 1099

An immediate need exists in the DC metro area for an experienced z/VM-z/Linux systems programmer to provide support to a Federal Government client. This long term opportunity can be filled as W-2 salaried position with benefits or as a long term 1099 contract. Both options offer competitive compensation. Qualified applicants will have solid experience with installation, customization, maintenance, problem analysis and resolution, and performance monitoring/tuning of z/VM in support of z/Linux guests. z/OS systems programming is a plus. Familiarity with REXX, Pipes, CLISTs, parmlibs and IODF is essential as are strong communication skills and the ability to function well both independently and in a team environment. All candidates must be able to pass a minimum background investigation. Only candidates requiring no relocation assistance will be considered.
Z98048

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Senior z/OS-z/VM Systems Programmer - Mid-Atlantic Region

Our mid-Atlantic area client needs to add a systems programmer to support their rapidly growing and state-of-the-art mainframe environment. This technician will be responsible for all aspects of z/OS and z/VM support, including installation, maintenance and troubleshooting. Proven experience installing recent z/OS releases is required along with some experience in systems-level support of z/VM. Additional expertise with z/VSE, z/Linux, HMC, HCD, SNA and TCP/IP network configuration, RACF and REXX are definite plusses. A strong background in Disaster Recovery planning and testing is also highly desirable. U.S. Citizenship and the ability to obtain a Top Secret clearance are required. Superior interpersonal skills are essential as selected candidates will have extensive customer interaction. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that is experiencing significant growth and is fully committed to the mainframe platform. Compensation includes three weeks vacation, full life, health and dental options, a generous matching 401k plan and a casual work environment. Competitive salary based on experience.
F28093

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Sr. z/OS Generalist Systems Programmer - Work from Home

Our PA client seeks a z/OS generalist systems programmer to assist in supporting their mainframe environment. This person should have rudimentary systems support skills in two or more of the following areas: z/OS, CICS (CICSPlex a plus), DB2, Comm Server, performance tuning, storage management, program product support, or z/OS-related troubleshooting. Solid SMP/E installation and maintenance experience is a must. This is a contract-to-hire position with a conversion salary commensurate with experience (midpoint in the low $100s). This person can work from home after a brief period of getting acclimated onsite.
Z81589

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


z/OS Systems Programmer w/JES3 - Remote Support Option

A leading mainframe services provider seeks to add a z/OS systems programmer to support their expanding customer base. Primary purpose of this position is z/OS installation and customization using ServerPac; applying fixes/maintenance to z/OS and associated and program products; and problem determination/resolution utilizing various monitors and tools including IPCS. Experience supporting JES3 is required and will also enable client to consider candidates looking to work remotely. Other plusses include experience supporting: Parallel Sysplex configurations; Disaster Recovery exercises and Business Continuity processes; performance analysis and tuning skills utilizing WLM; technical training and/or mentoring of junior staff members. Compensation package includes a six-figure base salary, annual bonus and a full suite of health benefits.
R11325

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Mainframe Capacity/Performance Engineer - Northern Virginia

A respected end user in a convenient Northern VA location seeks a mainframe Capacity/Performance SME to formalize objectives, set up SLAs, and identify requirements for systems resources including processor, storage, I/O, and network. The ideal candidate will also have experience with implementation of Parallel Sysplex environments. Additional responsibilities will include tracking systems resources and growth rates, analysis of workload impact on consumption of resources, and forecasting when demands on resources will affect service levels. This person will also develop daily, weekly, and monthly performance and capacity charts. Experience using BMC's CMM and MainView is a plus. A base salary to the mid $130s combined with a comprehensive benefits package makes this an opportunity not to be missed. Relocation assistance is available.
Q63154

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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.
H74587

 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.
Q86244

 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).
A24919

 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.
X61115

 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.
K80124

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Senior CICS Systems Programmer - Choice of Locations

An immediate need exists for a senior CICS Systems Programmer to join a progressive end user that is committed to the mainframe as a key platform. This position can be filled in Northern, VA or Omaha, NE. Qualified candidates will have experience with the following: installing and customizing CICS and CICS-related software; configuring CICS regions; performing troubleshooting utilizing CICS monitoring tools, CICS traces and transaction dump analysis; and assisting applications staff with performance related issues. Experience with MRO, RDO associated with CICS-DB2 resources, CICSPlex (CPSM), CICS-MQ Adapters and CICS Web support are all huge plusses. This is an ideal opportunity to take your CICS skills to a company that recognizes and rewards performance and dedication. Compensation includes a full suite of life and health benefits and a base salary to the $130s. Company-paid relocation is available.
X31304

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Mainframe Security SME - Remote Contractor

A small IT firm has an immediate need for a security expert to come in and do a thorough evaluation of all aspects of its security auditing and compliance policies and practices, especially as it relates to customer contractual obligations. This is a remote position with a rate commensurate with experience.
R10879

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Lead CICS Systems Programmer - Global Financial Company

A leading global commerce organization is in need of an experienced CICS Transaction Server systems programmer to function as a team lead at their mid-Atlantic data center. This person will provide technical support for a global environment consisting of nearly 65 LPARs and 100s of CICS/TS 5.2 regions processing almost 200M transactions per day. Qualified candidates will have experience with installation, customization, tuning and support of large CICS/TS environments. Requirements include solid project/team management, training and mentoring skills, strong problem resolution skills, the ability to work and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously, and solid communications skills. Experience installing and supporting WebSphere MQ (MQSeries) is a big plus. This position offers a competitive six-figure salary and excellent benefits in a low cost of living area. Relocation assistance is available.
R38598

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Director, Enterprise Storage - Salary to the $140s

A global leader in the financial industry has an immediate need for a Director over the Mainframe and Midrange storage (disk & VTS) teams. Qualified candidates will have recent experience in large scale, geographically dispersed storage environments. Specific responsibilities will include: recommending strategies for functional and business units; ensuring the implementation of business critical strategies set by senior management; managing staff including hiring, firing, performance reviews and compensation; providing guidance, planning and direction for staff in the areas of disk and VTS installation, migration, and support; allocating resources; and maintaining and controls departmental expenses. Knowledge of disk and virtual tape including IBM DS8000s, IBM TS7700s, and EMC DLM is preferred. Experience with Hyperswap, GM and MM, RLS, and Pervasive Encryption technology is highly desirable. This position is based in Maryland and relocation assistance is available.
P81100

 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.
Q13849

 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.
Q87494

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


Senior Mainframe Product Developer - Work from Home

An established software vendor seeks a seasoned product developer to assist in enhancing the functionality and feature sets of their z/OS data management tools. Qualified applicants will have a strong 390/Assembler programming background as well as preferred familiarity with z/OS catalog management, IDCAMS, VSAM structures, and DFSMShsm. 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 a work-from-home position.
R14333

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher


Mainframe Product Developer with Windows/C++ - Home-based Opportunity

A great opportunity exists at an outstanding mainframe ISV to turn your Windows/C++ and additional mainframe skills into a terrific career move. This person will primarily be responsible for writing a Windows-based GUI interface to a successful z/OS product line. Most coding will be done in C++ (MFC). The ability to write (or at least read) 390/assembler (HLASM preferred) would be beneficial. TCP/IP expertise is also major plus. Salary commensurate with experience.
N32706

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher


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.
X25915

 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.
R53836

 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.
P17881

 For more information, contact: Joe Gallaher or Chris Evans


SPCI Recruiters

Joe Gallaher
Phone:
323-822-1569
Toll-Free: 800-739-SPCI (7724)
Email:  Joe@SPCI.net

Chris Evans
Phone:
301-340-7724
Toll-Free: 888-286-SPCI (7724)
Email: Chris@SPCI.net

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