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IMS Systems Programmer Mainframe (REMOTE)

Company: Kyndryl Holding Inc.
Location: Rochester
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

IMS Systems Programmer Mainframe (REMOTE)

Apply Job ID 538747BR Date posted 05/11/2022 Location(s) Austin, Texas; Rochester, New York; Sterling Forest, New York; Atlanta, Georgia; Southbury, Connecticut; Dallas, Texas; Hazelwood, Missouri; Boulder, Colorado; Chicago, Illinois; Lexington, Kentucky; Washington, DC; Columbus, Ohio; Smyrna, Georgia; Buffalo, New York; Iselin, New Jersey; Poughkeepsie, New York; Rochester, Minnesota; Research Triangle Park, North Carolina; Bentonville, Arkansas; Columbia, Missouri; Irving, Texas; Lewisville, Texas; New York, New York; Richardson, Texas; Midland, Michigan; Honolulu, Hawaii; Phoenix, Arizona

Why Kyndryl

Our world has never been more alive with opportunities and, at Kyndryl, we're ready to seize them. We design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. Kyndryl is at the heart of progress - dedicated to helping companies and people grow strong. Our people are actively discovering, co-creating, and strengthening. We push ourselves and each other to seek better, to go further, and we carry this energy to our customers. At Kyndryl, we want you to keep growing, and we'll provide plenty of opportunities to make that happen.

Please be aware that we have the Kyndryl candidate zone hosted by IBM for a certain period. If you have applied for an IBM role previously, you will be able to log into the candidate zone using your previous IBM log in details. When in the candidate zone, you will be able to see your previous applications for both IBM and Kyndryl.

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Your Role and Responsibilities

The z/OS Mainframe IMS Systems Programmer will be responsible for all installation, maintenance, and monitoring of IMS regions.

This programmer will be responsible for configuring and supporting IMS across multiple clients.

It will be responsible for problem determination and resolution, performance, and capacity planning, managing day to day IMS system admin requests (e.g. IMS security, IMS Healthchecking, etc.).

Open requirements and/or fix requests for software updates.

Advanced management of IMS for z/OS subsystem & software configurations.

Ensuring that all work is actioned in accordance with security standards.

Use of the current processes/tools to assist with security healthchecking and maintenance of security standards.

Ensuring that Security APARS/PTFs are managed and applied before due date.

Resolution of problems relating to the IMS subsystem and associated software.

Health Checks, deviations, and analysis.

Participate in on-call duty.

Checking & handling incidents

Ordering/installing/upgrading etc. of IMS

Error handling related IMS

Removal/deactivation of IMS products

Plan, analyze and implement IMS Disaster Recovery procedures, practices and jobs.

Perform all functions which are actioned by a IMS System Programmer such as: - IMS Installation, Migration and PTF Installation.

IBM IMS for z/OS RSU maintenance rollouts (Shopz ordering, SMP/E processing etc) - IBM IMS for z/OS version upgrades.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

* Experience in IMS product.
* Experience in IMS related ISV products and tools.
* Experience in Security and RACF

Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

* Knowledge on MVS, RACF, IMS, any networking.

Required Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma

Preferred Education

Bachelor's Degree

Being You @ Kyndryl

Kyndryl is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. Kyndryl is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Other things to know

Kyndryl offers a wide range of resources for eligible employees to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to: 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Well-being programs to support mental and physical health. Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money. Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences. This position is eligible for participation in a Kyndryl sales incentive plan. Actual incentive opportunity will be based on performance and the eligible Target Incentive, as addressed in the applicable plan, all of which is subject to change. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. Kyndryl will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

Kyndryl's Vaccination Policy

Beginning January 18, 2022, all employees working onsite at a Kyndryl, customer or partner location must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. New hires meeting this criteria will be asked to submit proof of their vaccination status prior to the start of employment. Those who believe they are eligible may apply for a medical or religious accommodation prior to the start of employment.

Primary Job Category

Technical Specialist

Role (Job Role)

Systems Programmer

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Contract Type


Position Type


Travel Required

No Travel


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Is this role a commissionable / sales incentive based position



Keywords: Kyndryl Holding Inc., Rochester , IMS Systems Programmer Mainframe (REMOTE), IT / Software / Systems , Rochester, Minnesota

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