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Mainframe DB2 Systems Programmer-Senior Level (Remote)

Company: USAA
Location: Plano
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Purpose of JobWe are seeking a talented Mainframe DB2 Systems Programmer-Senior Level for our San Antonio or Plano Office facility. This person may also work 100% remotely from a remote work location.

The ideal candidate for this role exhibits the passion to drive high system availability, stability, and reliability in order for our members to conduct their financial transactions 24x7. We are looking for the candidate to come from a DB2 system programmer technical background and be able to support current and emerging mainframe technologies. This is a highly visible position that enables you to interact with multiple layers of management and provides a challenging career growth opportunity on a fast moving, dynamic team. Provides a total systems perspective including a technical understanding of relationships, dependencies and requirements of hardware and software components. Facilitates DB2 system programmer activities in collaboration with multiple, cross-functional support teams.

Responsible for creating, modifying, maintaining and supporting infrastructure and individual and integrated system components and solutions that enable and IT Services. Balance availability, security, efficiency and functional requirements to help provide an optimized production service. Identify and manage existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and ensure these risks are effectively identified and escalated to be measured, monitored and controlled.

USAA values a work culture that is highly collaborative, and we have found that a hybrid work type helps employees gain the best of both worlds - collaborating in-person in the office and working from home when needed to achieve focused deliverables. The actual days onsite are settled between each employee and the employee's manager.Job RequirementsAbout USAAUSAA knows what it means to serve. We facilitate the financial security of millions of U.S. military members and their families. This singular mission requires a dedication to innovative thinking at every level.About USAA ITOur most meaningful qualification isn't technical, it's human. Here, we don't just sit in front of a screen. We stand behind our 13 million members who rely on us every day.We're proud of USAA's strong history -- and we're even more passionate about our future. That's why we have a team of supportive and collaborative hardworking technology professionals focused on doing more for our members. And why we're continuing to add innovative problem solvers to our team. With us, you'll find exciting challenges that inspire you to continue learning and growing.Tasks

  • Identifies and manages existing and emerging risks that stem from business activities and the job role.
  • Ensures risks associated with business activities are effectively identified, measured, monitored, and controlled. - -
  • Follows written risk and compliance policies, standards, and procedures for business activities.
  • Independently designs scalable IT system infrastructure, provides oversight and priority for system change - reserves execution for complex implementations, and automates service delivery and maintenance tasks; provides direction and priority for monitoring and tooling activities.
  • Independently resolves highly complex technology production issues and leads troubleshooting of end-to-end solutions that span across multiple systems.
  • Leads analysis of end-to-end system failures to identify opportunities across multiple systems. - Makes recommendations to business leaders on best solutions.
  • Independently experiments with new patterns and technologies
  • Helps establish and improve engineering best practices, concepts, and patterns with peers and the business.
  • Understands the customer and proactively identifies innovative solutions and ideas for the product/business.
  • Mentors' engineers, coach engineers on design, development, and maintenance of systems.
  • Develop software defined infrastructure in code in CI/CD PipelinesMinimum Requirements
    • Bachelor's Degree or 4 additional years of experience beyond the minimum requirement can be used in lieu of a degree OR Approved certification from CodeUp, Galvenize, VetFIT (Veterans for IT) or eFIT (Employees for IT)
    • 6 years of infrastructure experience demonstrating depth of technical understanding within a specific discipline(s)/technology(s) or applicable IT experience such as IT Management, Software Development, Data Engineering, and Agile Product/Release Management.
    • 4 years of experience in creating, modifying, and maintaining infrastructure and individual system components.
    • Advanced level of business acumen in the areas of business operations, risk management, industry practices and emerging trends.
    • Knowledge and proficient understanding of designing scalable IT system infrastructures, implementing system changes, or automating service delivery and maintenance tasksWhen you apply for this position, you will be required to answer some initial questions. This will take approximately 5 minutes. Once you begin the questions you will not be able to finish them at a later time and you will not be able to change your responsesPreferred Requirements :
      • 6 or more years of experience with mainframe DB2 System Engineering on z/OS
      • Working experience being on call and providing production support
      • Working experience on installing z/OS DB2 version upgrades, patches, performance tuning and supporting tools
      • Working knowledge of TSO (Time Sharing Option), ISPF, REXX and JCL (Job Control Language)The above description reflects the details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job and should not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be performed in the job.Compensation: USAA has an effective method for assessing market data and establishing ranges to ensure we remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range based on your experience and market position. The salary range for this skill is $106,800- $192,300* (this does not include geographic differential it may be applied based on your work location)Employees may be eligible for pay incentives based on overall corporate and individual performance or at the discretion of the USAA Board of Directors.Geographical Differential: Geographic pay differential is additional pay provided to eligible employees working in locations where market pay levels are above the national average.Shift premium: will be addressed on an individual-basis for applicable roles that are consistently scheduled for non-core hours.Benefits: At USAA our employees enjoy best-in-class benefits to support their physical, financial, and emotional wellness. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, 401(k), pension, life insurance, parental benefits, adoption assistance, paid time off program with paid holidays plus 16 paid volunteer hours, and various wellness programs. Additionally, our career path planning and continuing education assists employees with their professional goals.Please click on the link below for more details.Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

Keywords: USAA, Plano , Mainframe DB2 Systems Programmer-Senior Level (Remote), IT / Software / Systems , Plano, Texas

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