System Programmer

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BMC helps customers run and reinvent their businesses in the digital age by tackling their IT management challenges, championing their innovation, and celebrating their success.
Every BMC employee has the potential to have a tremendous impact on customer success—and when customers thrive, we all do.

BMC offers bold and fearless career-seekers like you the opportunity to expand your skills, your network, and your horizons as you work to enable customer growth and innovation every day. You will be surrounded by peers who inspire you, drive you, support you, and make you laugh out loud, in an environment that fosters individuality, respect, and personal ambition.

BMC mainframe solutions draw on decades of expertise and innovation to leverage AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics to achieve a self-managing mainframe.
Key elements of a self-managing mainframe: Multivariate analysis, Predictive analytics, Root-cause analysis, Prescribed remediation, Intelligent automation and Built-in domain expertise.
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You will be working as a member of the Mainframe Tech Services infrastructure support team.  Our mission is to provide the IBM system Z infrastructure (hardware and software) required by the ZSolutions business unit R&D, Sales and Customer Support organizations.  You will work in conjunction with the Mainframe Tech Services team members and with the various ZSolutions teams to define, configure, install, modify and make available the appropriate z/OS, z/VM and Linux on z hardware and software products to be used for their product development and testing purposes.  

•Provisioning z/OS, z/VM and zLinux LPARs or virtual systems.
•Perform problem analysis and work with IBM to resolve problems on all supported subsystems.  
•Participate in early ship/early support programs as needed.  
•Implement new hardware and software technologies as required.  
•Develops documentation and provides knowledge transfer to peers.


•Experience: three to five or more years’ current experience as a systems programmer with knowledge of a current zSeries operating system (z/OS, z/VM).
•Working knowledge of z/OS systems administration, including USS, TSO, ISPF, SDSF, JES2/JES3, JCL
•Expert knowledge of and proficiency with IBM products and utilities; prefer experience with BMC utilities. 
•Knowledge of and proficiency with installation, configuration and maintenance processes for IBM and ISV software products.
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.


•Thorough problem-solving skills, a demonstrated ability to work issues to resolution, and independent work habits are necessary requirements. 
•Ability to manage multiple, simultaneous tasks.
•Ability to remain calm, cordial, and effective during the resolution of time critical system interruptions/difficulties/failures.
•Experience working with mainframe hardware: e.g. IBM processors; storage systems from IBM & OEM’s like Hitachi, Dell EMC; SAN switches/directors.
•Coding skills in REXX, SAS

It is the policy of BMC Software to afford equal opportunity for employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, history of disability, ancestry, citizenship status, political affiliation, religion, gender, transgender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, status as a parent, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or other factors prohibited by law, and to prohibit harassment or retaliation based on any of these factors. 

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