NTT DATA Services

Z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

3+ months agoBarnsley, United Kingdom

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

z/OS Mainframe Systems Programmer

United Kingdom

Competitive salary + Benefits


NTT DATA Services are seeking an experienced Mainframe System Programmer to work on major projects based on client site. The role involves upgrading and supporting the z/OS operating system and ISV products, mainly from IBM and Computer Associates (CA)

Key responsibilities

  • Upgrading, maintaining and supporting the z/OS operating system
  • Upgrading, maintaining and supporting ISV products particularly from the vendors; IBM and Computer Associates (CA)
  • Production support of mainframe system

Key Skills
  • Extensive experience of z/OS mainframe systems programming
  • Must have working knowledge and experience with a combination of systems/tools: z/OS, SMP/E, TSO/ISPF, USS, SDSF, JCL, RACF.
  • Should have very strong Parallel Sysplex skills and experience
  • Ideally, have worked in a Bank or organisations with large installations
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills and be a true team player
  • Will need to provide off-hours support for the implementation of software changes, when required
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences

Desirable skills

Any additional knowledge of the following tools would be advantageous:

ACF2 Security tool /GDPS/ RACF/ Assembler/ Rexx/ Omegamon/RMF/SMF/SAS


Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.


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