Mainframe Support Engineer

Job Summary/Company:

A Sparks Group Partner, a banking and financial services company, is seeking a Mainframe Support Engineer to join a high-performing/high-security development team. Currently, this position is remote due to COVID, but will eventually turn into a hybrid work schedule. If you are interested in learning more about Sparks Group and the opportunity, please submit your resume today.

Responsibilities:

  • Learn an area/product; rely on team for domain knowledge
  • Receive task estimates from team lead/mentor with some input
  • Implement defined tasks that maintain and enhance code to meet customer/industry needs
  • Perform initial analysis of problems in defined areas
  • Assist in gathering information to aid in problem resolution
  • Fix defects in defined areas of code with assistance
  • Create clear and accurate change/patch documentation
  • Write/run tests in defined areas and maintain documentation on findings
  • Support the installation/configuration of ClearPath MCP Software Series and attached devices to all internal and external remote hosts
  • Support the installation/configuration of SAN storage, disk, and switches, for connectivity to mainframe systems

Qualifications/Background Profile:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Mathematics, or a combination of equivalent education and experience in Systems and Integration
  • Ability to effectively program utilizing ALGOL, COBOL, or equivalent high-level Mainframe computer programming languages
  • Knowledge of systems tuning techniques such as messaging, queuing, database organizations and disk I/O, both physical and logical


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Qualified candidates should send their resume AND call Sparks Group for additional details. Please note, resume must include a valid email address in order to be considered. We look forward to discussing your background, your current job search, and your potential career path with Sparks Group!

Sparks Group is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, pregnancy, citizenship, family status, genetic information, disability, or protect veteran status.

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