Mainframe DB2 Systems Programmer-Senior Level (Remote)
Posted on: June 22, 2022
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
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
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