Mainframe Programmer

Division: All
Location: Laurel, MS
Equal Opportunity Employer Vet/Disabled

Job Description

A Mainframe Programmer is responsible for designing, developing, testing, and maintaining software applications that run on mainframe computer systems. This role requires a deep understanding of mainframe technologies, programming languages, and the ability to collaborate with other team members to ensure the efficient operation of mainframe-based applications.


  • Job Responsibilities:
    • Program Development:
    o Design, code, test, and implement mainframe applications and programs in a timely and efficient manner.
    • Maintenance and Debugging:
    o Perform maintenance and debugging of existing mainframe applications, ensuring optimal performance and identifying and resolving issues.
    • Collaboration:
    o Work closely with cross-functional teams, including analysts and system architects, to understand business requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
    • Documentation:
    o Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for all programs and systems developed, including coding standards and procedures.
    • Testing and Quality Assurance:
    o Conduct unit testing and integration testing to ensure the accuracy and reliability of mainframe applications. • Troubleshooting:
    o Identify and troubleshoot issues related to mainframe systems, providing timely resolutions and enhancements.
    • Adherence to Standards:
    o Ensure compliance with coding standards, best practices, and company policies.


  • Job Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
    • Proven experience as a Mainframe Programmer or similar role.
    • Proficiency in COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, and other mainframe technologies.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and teamwork abilities.
    • Attention to detail and commitment to delivering high-quality solutions.
    • Experience with modernization efforts, such as migration from legacy systems to contemporary platforms.
    • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies.
    • Certifications in mainframe programming or related technologies.
    • Device/Interactive hardware programming experience preferred.
    • Languages/Platforms: Windows, WPF application development, WCF development, ASP.NET, MVC
    • Must be able to multitask, balance priorities and work independently or in a team environment


  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K Retirement
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
Salary Dependent upon experience
Career Level Required Entry Level
Experience Required 0 to 1 year
Education Required Bachelor's Degree
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
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