Staff Specialist Product Developer -India

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You may occasionally be required to travel for business

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IND Bangalore - Prestige Summit

Description and Requirements


"At BMC trust is not just a word - it's a way of life!" 

We are an award-winning, equal opportunity, culturally diverse, fun place to be. Giving back to the community drives us to be better every single day. Our work environment allows you to balance your priorities, because we know you will bring your best every day. We will champion your wins and shout them from the rooftops. Your peers will inspire, drive, support you, and make you laugh out loud!  

We help our customers free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead - and are relentless in the pursuit of innovation! 
The IZOT product line includes BMC’s Intelligent Z Optimization & Transformation products, which help the world’s largest companies to monitor and manage their mainframe systems. The modernization of mainframe is the beating heart of our product line, and we achieve this goal by developing products that improve the developer experience, the mainframe integration, the speed of application development, the quality of the code and the applications’ security, while reducing operational costs and risks. We acquired several companies along the way, and we continue to grow, innovate, and perfect our solutions on an ongoing basis.
BMC is looking for a talented Staff Specialist Product developer to join our family working on complex and distributed software, developing automated tests, executing test plans, and assisting the firm in assuring product quality. 

Job Description:

Customer-focused mainframe Staff Specialist Product Developer. This person is responsible for maintaining and developing several internal applications. The candidate is expected to provide technical help/expertise to team members who are diagnosing, troubleshooting, and debugging complex systems and/or software. Analytical thinking and problem solving are the top skills required for success in this position. Coding skills using CLIST, TSO, ISPF, REXX, & C skills are required. Must be able to work with JCL and IBM utilities to perform maintenance tasks. Familiarity with BMC software products, especially from an installation and customization perspective is a plus. Expert SMP/E knowledge & Assembler coding is desired.

Role Profile:

  • Primary responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the BMC internal processes that deliver SMP/E software to BMC’s z/OS customers.
  • Provides technical support for product teams using the internally developed maintenance delivery tools.
  • Perform problem analysis and work with product teams to resolve problems on all supported systems.
  • Work with product teams to define new releases as needed.
  • Participate in code reviews of peer work and coordinate code changes with other developers.
  • Experience developing in an Agile environment required.
  • Follows standard practices and procedures in analyzing basic issues. Error message resolution and problem analysis for abends required.
  • Need good diagnostic skills including dump reading and analyzing trace output.
  • Provide internal product teams and BMC customer assistance in resolving SMP/E problems as needed.
  • Use creativity to employ automation and innovative solutions.
  • Excellent diagnostic and problem-solving skills, a demonstrated ability to work issues to resolution. 
  • Support BMC disaster recovery/business continuity programs as directed.
  • Validate, document, and escalate design, reliability and maintenance problems or bugs.

Desired Skills/qualifications:

  • Proficiency with Rexx/Clist, TSO/ISPF is required.
  • Proficiency with C, C++, & Assembler is highly desirable.
  • Research latest technologies
  • Proficiency with software installation, configuration, and maintenance processes.
  • Familiarity with TCP/IP, CICS, DB2, MQ, IMS. JES2/JES3, USS and file transfer products experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of and proficiency with IBM products and utilities; prefer strong experience with BMC products.
  • Ability to remain calm, cordial, and effective during the resolution of time critical system interruptions/difficulties/failures.
  • Proven ability to develop relationships with peers and product teams.
  • Be proactive and take initiative to work independently as well as a member of a team.

Good to know:

·        z/USS – or linux, understanding security in this environment would be very good.

·        Knowledge on using REST API calls.

·        JSON

·        Scripting languages – Python


This position requires 5+ years of experience designing and coding mainframe applications and system exits in an IBM z/OS environment. Strong experience in SMP/E, JCL, VSAM, JES2/3, SDSF, ISPF, z/FS. Strong Diagnostics, Debugging and Troubleshooting skills. Experience in z/OS Internals and Operations is beneficial. Verbal and written communication skills needed for success.

Our commitment to you! 


BMC’s culture is built around its people. We have 6000+ brilliant minds working together across the globe. You won’t be known just by your employee number, but for your true authentic self. BMC lets you be YOU! 


If after reading the above, You’re unsure if you meet the qualifications of this role but are deeply excited about BMC and this team, we still encourage you to apply! We want to attract talents from diverse backgrounds and experience to ensure we face the world together with the best ideas! 


BMC is committed to equal opportunity employment regardless of race, age, sex, creed, color, religion, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender,  gender expression,  gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, pregnancy, disabled veteran or status as a protected veteran.  If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, visit the accommodation request page.

BMC Software maintains a strict policy of not requesting any form of payment in exchange for employment opportunities, upholding a fair and ethical hiring process.
The annual base salary range represents the low and high end of the BMC salary range for this position. Actual salaries depend on a wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions, including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training, licensure, and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

The range listed is just one component of BMC's employee compensation package. Other rewards may include a variable plan and country specific benefits.
At BMC, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at /near the top of the range. A reasonable estimate of the current range is INR 1,763,850 - INR 2,939,750.


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