Lead z/OS Software Developer

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Do you have a passion for software development and testing and applying modern engineering practices?
We are looking for qualified software development professional to be part of our IBM Z Systems team, to help us take z/OS development to the next level on the mainframe. Candidates will work closely with teammates to provide a world-class infrastructure on z/OS platform with the reliability, availability, serviceability, and security, that exceeds our clients’ expectations. The z/OS development team operates as a self-directed Agile squad with all team members working collaboratively throughout our development and test processes.

If you thrive in an open, vibrant, flexible, fun-spirited, collaborative environment and desire to work on high performing team this is an opportunity for you.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Join an innovative team to design, develop and perform function/system verification test for the Z Series Operating System(z/OS) which runs IBM mainframe computers!
You will work in an agile, collaborative and cross-discipline environment employing IBM’s Design Thinking. As a member of a team, you will work on the following z/OS components: Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF) is a base component that provides facilities for all aspects of host-based software development and many use ISPF exclusively for performing work on z/OS.
Responsibilities include:

  • Designing, coding and unit/function/system testing of new development projects and defect fixes following z/OS process and procedures
  • Packaging and shipment of temporary and official fixes as well as new releases using the required tools
  • Ensuring new development and defects are resolved within established time frames based on the priorities assigned
  • Interfacing with other teams and occasionally clients to gather additional information
  • Working in collaboration with other groups and teams daily
  • Understanding our internal development infrastructure and best practices
  • Practicing Lean and Agile development principles

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Proven collaborative skills in a team-based environment with an understanding of Agile concepts.
  • BS degree in fields related to Software Engineering (for example, computer science, computer engineering, software engineering)
  • Demonstrated communication, analytical, and software development skills
  • Solid understanding of operating system components, workflow, & product life cycles
  • Proven depth of experience with programming languages – C,C++, Java, Python, Assembler
  • Knowledge of TSO, JCL

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Technical leadership in software development teams
  • Knowledge of PL/X language, Assembler
  • Basic knowledge of CLIST, REXX and ISPF
  • DFSMS and/or UNIX files and commands (for ISPF roles)

About Business Unit

IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate – they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio  designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.

Your Life @ IBM

Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world’s most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it’s time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It’s time to define your career.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

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