Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Mainframe Systems Programmer in San Mateo, CA. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.
Please note that this position requires a DoD Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.
The Mainframe Systems Programmer will remotely support our Government client in San Mateo, CA.
  • Provide Mainframe Systems Programming utilizing advanced and proven skills in COBOL and DB2.
  • Under general direction, responsible for systems programming functions dealing with the overall operating system or complex subsystems of the operating system.
  • Develops specifications for systems programming activities.
  • Develops and modifies software programs for the operating system.
  • Develops logic for and encodes, tests, modifies and debugs software packages to suit the operating environment.
  • Designs, codes, tests, and implements systems related modifications. Installs and maintains software products on the computer system.
  • Analyzes and fixes problems associated with the software packages and forwards them to appropriate vendors for problem resolution.
  • Monitors systems and corrects any errors or inconsistencies.
  • Performs all functional duties independently.
  • Works on high-visibility programs, or mission critical aspects of assigned program(s).
  • Oversees the efforts of direct reporting resources and/or is responsible for the efforts of all staff assigned to a specific job.
  • Developer of COBOL DB2, VSAM, JCL, TSO/ISPF, XPEDITER, FileAid, Changeman, CICS, DB2.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum processes and management tools such as VersionOne.
  • Knowledge of and experience in an IT Service management System (preferably ServiceNow) and ITIL processes
  • 7-10 years of experience in software development and/or related field including Mainframe COBOL DB2.
  • MUST possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.
  • Knowledge or ; Payroll Processing, Hostbridge, Focus, MarkIV, Microstrategy
  • Experience training, mentoring, and providing technical direction to less experienced personnel.
  • Extensive knowledge of multiple operating systems (e.g., Unix, Linux, Windows).
  • Extensive experience with designing, coding, testing, debugging and implementing system software solutions.
  • Extensive experience installing and maintaining Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) and vendor software on multiple operating systems.
  • Extensive experience monitoring installed software packages, troubleshooting software problems, documenting them, and working with applicable vendors to resolve them.
  • Extensive experience authoring or contributing to both program-level and user-level software-related documentation such as requirements specifications, design documents, technical manuals, and user manuals.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must currently possess or have the ability to obtain a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.  TCI will assist.

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