Mainline Information Systems
  • Dallas, TX, USA
  • Full Time

Position SummaryThis is a remote/home office position.

We are currently seeking Systems Engineers for our z Managed practice.  Focus areas are systems programming skills in IBM z environments with an emphasis on z/OS.  Experience with maintaining z environments as either an in-house resource or as part of a managed team is required.

Compensation is performance based.  Mainline also offers a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K plan, life insurance, disability insurance, vacation and sick leave, UNUM supplemental insurance, medical and dependent care, and long term care.

Mainline Information Systems is a nationally recognized solution provider with a certified team of sales and technical professionals who have the skills, product knowledge and commitment to help clients develop and implement the right solutions to solve business needs.  This commitment to excellence in terms of technical expertise and customer service ensures Mainlines long-term success in our highly competitive industry. As one of the largest Solution Providers partnering with IBM, we seek to attract and retain the best people. 

We are driven by a standard of excellence vision that dictates we will be the best of our class for our customers and employees.


Job Summary

Primary responsibility for this position is to provide z operating system support services to Mainline customers. Depending on need these services may range from basic maintenance application through complex operating system implementations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide z related support services to Mainline clientele on either a project or managed basis.
  • Participate in the development of proposals and presentations to management and clients.
  • Assist in the identification of additional service opportunities.
  • Serve as a trusted advisor to our clientele.
  • Work with client and Mainline Marketing to assure solution meets the client's business objective.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven ability to work with project teams, account teams, and customers to provide industry best professional services.
  • Strong communications skills.
  • Self-motivated, detail orientated and the willingness and ability to follow processes and procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through skills.
  • Must have the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products.

Education and/or Experience

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of ten years z related (operations, applications, or systems programming) experience is preferred.
  • A minimum of five years of experience in customer facing environments with good presentation skills is desired.
  • Core competency including implementation, maintenance and support of at least one z environment (z/OS, z/VSE or z/VM) is required.
  • Expertise with z related ISV products is a plus.
  • z subsystem experience such as CICS, DB2, MQ etc. are also pluses.
  • IBM or other appropriate vendor certifications are desired.


Environmental Factors and Physical Requirements

  •  Physical environmental factors of this position include those found in typical business office environment or home office environment.
  • Requires use of general office equipment and personal computer equipment.
  • Ability to travel.  Various means of travel may be required, including auto and air travel.  This position requires travel: Rarely - Less than 5% travel
  • May be required to work irregular schedules including but not limited to as applicable:  Nights, weekends, holidays, on-call, and/or overtime.


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