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Senior Mainframe Systems Programmer - Network

Company: Ensono
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Mainframe Systems Programmer - NetworkRemote - United StatesJR008725
At Ensono, our Purpose is to be a relentless ally, disrupting the status quo and unleashing our clients to Do Great Things ! We enable our clients to achieve key business outcomes that reshape how our world runs. As an expert technology adviser and managed service provider with cross-platform certifications, Ensono empowers our clients to keep up with continuous change and embrace innovation.
We can Do Great Things because we have great Associates. The Ensono Core Values unify our diverse talents and are woven into how we do business. These five traits are the key to achieving our purpose.
Key Areas of Focus for this Role

  • Responsible for IT mainframe Network systems programming and general product support including configuring interfaces to other subsystems.

  • Plans, coordinates, installs, configures, tests, administers, maintains, updates, implements, tracks changes and/or provides corrective maintenance to mainframe Network-related software.

  • Diagnoses, resolves, and documents mainframe Network-related problems.

  • Adheres to ITIL, Change and Problem Management process.

  • Effectively communicates with software suppliers, peers, clients and Leadership.

  • Maintains current software and products by ensuring system availability and performance in accordance with service agreements.

  • Monitors and reports on system/product performance, reliability and consistency.

  • Increases efficiency through automation and/or template utilization as appropriate.

  • Review and seek out cost reductions, efficiency improvements and better methods to support applicable technology environments.

  • Keeps informed of latest industry, trends, products, services with relevant existing and emerging technologies.

  • Trains and communicates with Associates and Clients for new upgrades and products.

  • Assists Client applications with problem determination and problem solving

  • Mainframe Network System Programmer responsibilities are determined by departmental need and may include partial support of technology silos related to several areas such as:

  • Operating systems z/OS, Z/VM, Z/Linux

  • Network systems, CICS, MQ, Netview, Netmaster, TCP/IP, VTAM, NDM, FTP, EE, CA/Spool, LRS VPS/DRS, InfoPrint, JQP, XPTR, Connect:Direct, XCOM

  • Capacity Planning/Performance processor, Networks and storage


  • Security tools ACF2, Top Secret, RACF

  • Storage platforms Tape, Virtual Tape, DASD

  • Third Party software tools

  • Automated Operations systems AF Operator, OPS/MVS, UNICENTER

    Required Qualifications help to assure new Associates are set up for success in their role with Ensono. To be considered for this career opportunity, it is important that you meet all Required Qualifications. Candidates that may meet some, but not all, Other Qualifications are still encouraged to apply.
    Required Qualifications

    • 5 to 10 years' mainframe networking experience is preferred with overall mainframe systems experience a plus.

    • Bachelor's degree required and/or equivalent work experience.

    • Ability to prioritize and balances tasks, issues and concerns with self, team and clients.

    • Experience developing, leading, and managing system programming projects.

      Other Qualifications

      • Good communication skills are required as the candidate will be dealing with internal colleagues as well as external clients.

      • Self-motivated and able to work independently.

      • Must be able to multi-task and work under short deadlines and in high pressure situations.

      • Strong analytical, problem resolution and root cause analysis skills.

        WhyEnsono ( ?
        Ensono is a place we unleash Associates to Do Great Things - for our clients and for your career. This could mean achieving a professional goal, collaborating with your team on an innovative idea, learning a new skill, reaching a wellness milestone, or engaging in your community through volunteer programs. Whatever it means to you, we want Ensono to be the place where you can do great things.

        • We value flexibility and work-life balance. Positions that are not required to be onsite to support a client may offer the ability to work remotely or hybrid at an Ensono office location.

        • Unlimited Paid Day Off (PDO) Plan

        • Two robust health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield

        • 401(k) with a generous company match

        • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts

        • Depending on location, ability to take advantage of fitness centers

        • Wellness program

        • Flexible work schedule

          Ensono is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing equal employment to our Associates and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
          Pay transparency nondiscrimination statement/posting OFCCP's pay transparency policy can be found onOFCCP's website ( .
          If you need accommodation at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected] .

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