Consultant Systems Programmer

Auto Club of Southern California Costa Mesa, CA

About the Job

Consultant Systems Programmer

Job Duties:

Provide z/OS operating system (V2.4, parallel sysplex) support for two CICS / DB2 mainframes (along with associated disaster recovery) - processing 30+ million CICS transactions / day. Be proficient with capacity and performance topics, including but not limited to SMF records, MXG reporting, WLM, and OMEGAMON. Build and support automation to prevent, resolve or detect problems. Be proficient in REXX (z/OS or z/VM).

Perform standard system programming including hardware configuration, installation & maintenance, and vendor software installations in the IBM mainframe environment. Support storage management, performance tuning, capacity planning, security, networking and operating procedures. Work with technical, operations and application development staff to enhance the mainframe environment. Participate in software deployments and various support functions as defined by the department manager. Possess interpersonal skills needed to foster good relations with business and development users.

Employee Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, abilities of an ideal candidate):


Minimum 5 years experience supporting IBM mainframe operating system environments. Strong communication skills, able to write and present complex material for both technical and non-technical audiences. Proven experience in administering related software products, including installing maintenance and new releases. Demonstrated experience with SMP/E, HCD, ServerPac, JCL, TSO/ISPF, SMF and RMF. Familiarity with CICS, DB2 and WebSphere MQ. Familiarity with Agile and DEVOPS working methodologies.   Strong customer service and follow-up skills.

*Also desirable*:

Experience with the mainframe z/VM operating system, and Linux. Ability to learn new software and technologies.

Preferred Education Level:

Bachelor’s Degree, though suitable work experience is a viable alternative

Remarkable benefits:
•    Health coverage for medical, dental, vision
•    401(K) saving plan with company match AND Pension
•    Tuition assistance
•    PTO for community volunteer programs
•    Wellness program
•    Employee discounts

The Automobile Club of Southern California is part of the largest federation of AAA clubs in the nation. We have 14,000 employees in 21 states helping 17 million members. With our national brand recognition, long-standing reputation since 1902, and constantly growing membership, we are seeking career-minded, service-driven professionals to join our team.

“Through dedicated employees we proudly deliver legendary service and beneficial products that provide members peace of mind and value.”

AAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Automobile Club of Southern California will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.