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z/OS Systems Programmer

Posted on Aug 11, 2019 by AAA Automobile Club of Southern California

Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

Teamwork. Integrity. Dedication.

Together, we make a difference.

If you are a career-minded, service-driven professional looking to join a fast paced organization then you have come to the right place. AAA is a member service organization affiliated with the national AAA network. With offices across the U.S., we're united by common mission and common values of excellent member service. With more than 15,000 employees in 21 states, we provide legendary service to 16 million loyal members. With a constantly growing membership, we are always welcoming dedicated professionals looking to challenge themselves and build a career within our dynamic organization. You will find that being part of a very successful team is extremely rewarding.


  • Provide z/OS operating system (parallel sysplex) support for two large CICS/DB2 mainframes (along with associated disaster recovery) - processing 25 million CICS transactions/day.
  • Perform standard system programming activities like: hardware configuration, installation & maintenance using SMP/E, and vendor software installations in the IBM Mainframe environment.
  • Support storage management, performance tuning, capacity planning, security, networking and operating procedures.
  • Build and support automation to prevent, resolve or detect problems. 5) Work with technical, operations and application development staff to enhance the Mainframe environment.
  • Participate in software deployments and various support functions as defined by the department manager.
  • Possess interpersonal skills needed to foster good relations with business and development users.
  • Experience supporting IBM Mainframe operating system environments.
  • Experience in administering related software products, including installing maintenance and new releases.
  • Experience with SMP/E, ServerPac, TSO/ISPF, SMF and RMF.
  • Familiarity with CICS, DB2 and WebSphere MQ.
  • Strong customer service and follow-up skills.

Bonus Points For:

  • Experience with the Mainframe z/VM operating system and/or running SuSE or RedHat Linux on the Mainframe.
  • Experience with installing or administering IBM Integration Bus (formerly MQ Message Broker) and/or Operational Decision Manager.

'Creating members for life by exceeding our members' expectations through valuable products and legendary service.'

AAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Automobile Club of Southern California will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

Reference: 744308254