Systems Programmer

American National Insurance   •  

League City, TX

Industry: Insurance


5 - 7 years

Posted 303 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with installation of computing systems software, including operating systems upgrades and other software installs as needed.
  • Monitoring systems performance as needed.
  • Work with the team on problem solving exercises involving systems infrastructure software.
  • Debugging application.
  • Assist with maintenance and monitoring of daily systems maintenance jobs.
  • Develop and maintain systems documentation.
  • Provide support for enterprise disaster recovery of the mainframe environment.
  • Provide on-callsupport for mainframe system problems on a rotating basis.


Technical Skills:

  • z/OS Systems Programming skills with an emphasis on installation, maintenance and on-going support. 
  • Experience with DB2, CICS installation, maintenance and support.
  • z/OS, JES2, Unix System Services, Parallel Sysplex, SMP/E, DFSMS (SMS, HSM, RMM), MQ, TCPIP, VTAM, RACF, HCD, IODF, WLM, SCLM
  • Assembler, REXX, CLIST, Cobol, ISPF dialogs
  • BMC products - Mainview for z/OS, CICS, DB2, CMF, Automated Operations, Other ISV product maintenance and support
  • IMS Systems Programming experience is a big plus, but not required
  • I-Series desired is a plus
  • z/VM and z/Linux a plus


Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates degree in Information Technology field or equivalent experience.
  • 5 or more years of experience in applications programming or related responsibilities.
  • Working knowledge and experience with relevant operating systems and corollary infrastructure components.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.
  • Able to function both independently and in a team environment.
  • On call availability.
  • Able to demonstrate success in a high volume environment.
  • Knowledge ofinfrastructuremaintenance best practice processes and formal change-management procedures.


Why work for American National?

  • Comprehensive health coverage
  • Career advancement
  • Professional Development
  • Team Oriented Atmosphere