CICS Systems Programmer-Mid Level (Remote)
Posted on: June 24, 2022
Purpose of Job We are seeking a talented CICS Systems
Programmer-Mid Level for our San Antonio, Plano or Phoenix Office
facility. This person may also work 100% remotely from a remote
This position sits within the Core Infrastructure Services
organization, supporting the CICS system platform for USAA. The
candidate selected will work with a team to support and manage the
CICS system and supporting tools. Responsibilities include ensuring
continuous availability, CICS system health, troubleshooting, CICS
maintenance, researching issues, performance and optimization.
Additionally, the selected candidate will identify and act on
opportunities for monitoring and alerting, operational efficiency,
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
USAA 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 IT
Our 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
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.
Under limited supervision, designs scalable IT system
infrastructure, implements system changes with consistency and
autonomy, and automates service delivery and maintenance tasks;
builds monitoring and tooling for systems.
Independently, resolves complex technology production issues by
troubleshooting IT systems. Identifies opportunities for
improvements and makes recommendations to management.
Analyzes complex outages and identifies opportunities for system
Understands and consistently exercises engineering best practices,
concepts, and patterns
Understands the customer and identifies solutions and ideas for the
customer with some assistance
Evaluates potential Technology solutions with some oversight
Mentors' junior engineers and may being mentoring peer engineer
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)
4 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
2 years of experience in creating, modifying, and maintaining
infrastructure and individual system components.
Proficient level of business acumen in the areas of business
operations, risk management, industry practices and emerging
Knowledge and understanding of designing scalable IT system
infrastructures, implementing system changes, or automating service
delivery and maintenance tasks
When 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
at a later time and you will not be able to change your
Preferred Requirements :
Installation and Management of CICS subsystem including supporting
products (3rd party CICS tools) to ensure continuous
CPSM setup and hands on experience
CICS SOAP,REST&JSON services
SMP/E & JCL skills
z/OS Connect in a large-scale mainframe environment
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 $88,200-
$158,900 * (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
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.
USAA Total Rewards
Relocation assistance is not available for this position
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