Mainline Information Systems

Position Summary: This is a remote/home office position with some travel required.

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.

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

The environmental factors and/or physical requirements of this position include the following:  While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds.  Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application information.  The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear.


Mainline Information Systems recommends, designs, and supports IT solutions that help businesses increase their effectiveness. Our US-based team of over 400 sales and technical professionals hold over 1000 vendor and industry certifications, and we have earned multiple industry awards and accolades, including the CRN Tech Elite 250. Mainline partners with the top IT manufacturers and solution providers to deliver best of breed IT solutions to our customers. With over 28 years of helping customers solve their business needs, we continue to seek and retain the best people.  

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.

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