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Mainframe Systems Programmer

Remote – Poland JR009127

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.


Developing impactful solutions is something we do together at Ensono, because Ideas Start Here.  Great things happen when many voices are heard, and people are supported to run with their ideas.  On our teams, you will be backed by leaders with passion for our business.  This is a place where your ideas can Do Great Things.


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.


Adventure starts here. Here you will be a part of a team that encourages you to master your craft, ask tomorrow’s questions today, and chart your own path.  Our Associates focus on client impact with curiosity and a feeling of relentless commitment.  You will support this mission in this role, where you will be doing the following:


About the role and what you’ll be doing: 

The Mainframe Systems Programmer provides support for on-going projects that require the installation, testing, and implementation of new operating systems and other ‘system’ software. Also, the Maintenance and debugging of systems software. Research and evaluation of new software and hardware products, assisting team members and other areas with technical questions and problem resolution. Monitoring and tuning of systems software. Functional knowledge, use of z/OS components and detailed knowledge of support products such as tape management, scheduling, security, monitoring systems, etc.


Key Areas of Focus for this Role

  • Low complexity assignments * provide oversight/review.
  • Understands how whole picture aligns to overall Ensono strategy.
  • Works directly with Hardware and Software vendors on new solutions.
  • Review and analyze current client software and requirements to determine the most cost-effective and standard software solution to be included in the business proposal.
  • Provide and document problem analysis, resolution, and prevention, designing procedures and best practice techniques.


z/OS & Tools your main tasks are related to: 

  • Incident, change and problem handling. 
  • Configuration and customization. 
  • Setup of parameters. 
  • Communication with vendors. 
  • Participation/contribution to technical projects. 
  • In depth knowledge and understanding of z/OS and related product software z/OS. 
  • PARMLIB configuration and JES2 customization.
  • Ability to support in solving problems and implementing changes on z/OS environments.
  • Advanced knowledge of TSO/ISPF, SDSF, JCL.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.
  • Ability to take the lead in problem solving and coordination of multi-disciplinary groups.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.


We want all new Associates to succeed in their roles at Ensono. That’s why we’ve outlined the job requirements below. To be considered for this role, it’s important that you meet all Required Qualifications. If you do not meet all the Preferred Qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. 


Your experience and skills:


Required Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding of z/OS.
  • Knowledge of TSO/ISPF, SDSF, JCL.
  • Ability to work well as a team member. 
  • Stress resistant in case of Major Incident- and/or emergency situations. 
  • Very good communication abilities.
  • Ability to deal with multi-task issues. 
  • Methodical and disciplined approach to work.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities. 
  • Good planning and organizational skills. 
  • Initiative and good learning abilities. 


Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledgeable in z/OS security.
  • Knowledgeable in z/OS systems programming functions.
  • Knowledgeable in DB2, CICS or IMS.
  • Understand z/OS services structure, Parallel sysplex, Catalog management.
  • Knowledgeable in z/OS HW, LPAR, HMC, REXX.


What we offer


  • Flexible and remote work opportunities
  • Performance bonus
  • Training and development programs
  • Worldwide career opportunities
  • Learning platforms
  • My Benefit system
  • Associate equity program
  • Life insurance
  • Lunch card
  • Study leave
  • One paid day off for charity events
  • Rental or co-financing of office equipment
  • Referral bonus program


Growth starts here.

Ensono is a place to make better happen – for our clients and for your career. At Ensono, your skills and expertise will grow every day.  You will be empowered to do impactful work by influencing mission-critical platforms, modernizing systems, and building innovative applications as you partner with our remarkable clients.  You can do great things through innovation or collaboration, by learning or volunteering, or to promote diversity and inclusion. You can do great things for your own health or for a healthier planet. Whatever it means to you to do great things we want Ensono to be the place you can do it. 


We’re a global-first organization with collaboration as one of our core values. We believe our global perspective is our strategic advantage. With physical offices in Europe, India, and the United States, as well as areas of remote workforce concentration.



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