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z/OS System Programmer Mainframe

Katowice, Poland / Remote

Who We Are

At Kyndryl, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl? We are always moving forward - always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers and our communities.

The Role

As a Systems Programmer at Kyndryl, you'll have the opportunity to shape the very foundation of the technology that drives our world. Your work will involve developing, testing, and maintaining the software that controls a computer's operating system, hardware, and other systems software. You'll be a master troubleshooter and problem-solver, with the skills to fix even the most complex issues that arise.

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Not only will you be responsible for ensuring the security of our computer systems, but you'll also work closely with other IT professionals to design and implement cutting-edge technology that keeps Kyndryl ahead of the curve.

In this role, you'll provide the underlying Mainframe operating system platform programming and DBDC subsystem programming support that forms the backbone of our applications. You'll guide functional objectives on technologies and make use of your expert knowledge to drive solutions to complex problems.

As a leader in this field, you'll also be expected to conduct RCA discussions for the products you work on and provide ongoing technical and operational guidance to lead professional work teams. You may even manage departments on a national or international level, defining objectives and managing resources to ensure the success of your projects.

Your expertise will be crucial in influencing people outside of your department or function, and you'll have the opportunity to directly shape the technology landscape of the world we live in. If you're looking for an exciting and challenging role in the fast-paced world of systems programming, Kyndryl is the place for you!

Your Future at Kyndryl
Every position at Kyndryl offers a way forward to grow your career. We have opportunities that you won't find anywhere else, including hands-on experience, learning opportunities, and the chance to certify in all four major hyperscaler platforms. Whether you want to broaden your knowledge base or narrow your scope and specialize in a specific sector, you can find your opportunity here.

Currently, we are looking for a z/OS System Programmer. As the Operations Production Analyst, you will be responsible for software upgrades and customization of various supported applications. You will have the possibility to directly impact the software evolution together with the customer and to analyze and optimize z/Os and the associated software. Work can be done remotely from any place in Poland.


  • Update & customize the following tools: IMS, BMC (Mainview), OEM: CA (including RCmigrator, RCcompare, RCquery. RCupdate) and TIBCO
  • Negotiate go-live software evolutions with clients
  • Analyze and optimize software performance
  • Solve issues related to the software
  • Work towards incident prevention
  • Performance analysis, optimization z/OS, or associated software
  • Offer applications support
  • Perform and document the implementation of new software or upgrade of the functionality of existing software

Benefits for you
Kyndryl Poland is proud to be certified last year by "Mamo Pracuj" foundation as Parents Friendly Employer.

In joining Kyndryl Poland you will work for a diverse company that invests in your future and join a team culture that amplifies learning, and development agility.

Kyndryl has a flexible working policy. Depending on the position there are a number of options including some home working opportunities. These ensure a better balance and improved flexibility both inside and outside of work for you.

Plus, we offer many other cultural and environmental benefits to our employees. From an agile office space with a games room to team dinners and seasonal gifts. As well as Charity, ESG initiatives, and focus groups, where our employees co-create our new company culture strongly based on their personal feedback and sentiments.

Our employees enjoy varying other options too: utilizing our Employee Assistance Program (with online consultants in law, tax, life events, psychology); opting in for the Retirement pension plan; using their company mobile for private use; and we have a Cafeteria platform, with Kyndryl benefits points.

Of course, you can also take advantage of other great offerings:

  • Private health card
  • Life insurance package
  • Multisport Card
  • Discounts for Kyndryl employees
  • A wide range of benefit options for parents and children
  • Sports activities and team events
  • Free language courses & many personal development possibilities
  • Employee referral program
  • Mindfulness and Yoga Classes

These are just a part of the initiatives and opportunities available to you, as we continuously develop as an Employer of Choice.

We are looking forward to seeing you join us!

Who You Are

You're good at what you do and possess the required experience to prove it. However, equally as important - you have a growth mindset; keen to drive your own personal and professional development. You are customer-focused - someone who prioritizes customer success in their work. And finally, you're open and borderless - naturally inclusive in how you work with others.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • At least 10 years of experience with z/OS Mainframe
  • Good command of Assembler language, the minimum required z/Architecture instruction level: z14
  • Analysis of unformatted dumps with IPCS (SVC dump, SYSMDUMP) and formatted dumps (SYSUDUMP, SYSABEND)
  • Documented experience working with IMS, BMC (Mainview) & CA applications: IMS for z/OS, IMS for z/OS Utility suite, IBM IMS Administration Tools, IBM IMS DB/DC Tools, BMC DB/DC Tools
  • Knowledge of SMP/E and proven experience with mainframe software upgrades, and installing & tuning monitoring tools, eg. Omegamon
  • Providing support with various backup/recovery scenarios
  • Candidate should be self-organized, eager to learn with a strong sense of analysis & troubleshooting skills person plus good English skills

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise:

  • Knowledge related to DB2 is a huge advantage
  • Experience with Compuware toolsets for managing DB2on
  • Experience in support and deployment with DB2 z/OS database
  • Working knowledge of DB2 data-sharing groups
  • Familiarity with z/OS, JES2, TSO ISPF, DFSMS, IPCS, EREP, RACF, WLM
  • Familiarity with Office products e.g. Word Excel, PowerPoint
  • Expert knowledge of SMP/E; IPCS and EREP; JCL, ISPF skels and macros, CLIST and REXX

Being You

Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it's how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we're not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you - and everyone next to you - the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That's the Kyndryl Way.

What You Can Expect

With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter - wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learning programs give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.

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Client-provided location(s): Katowice, Poland
Job ID: Kyndryl-R-15501
Employment Type: Full Time

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Mental Health Benefits
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
  • Work Flexibility

    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Flexible Work Hours
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Volunteer Time Off
  • Professional Development

    • Mentor Program
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Lunch and Learns