z/OS Systems Programmer
Oaks, PA 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

You will be part of a team that manages and supports IBM Systems Z hardware and software; provides primary support for mainframe related issues; manages lifecycle of IBM zOS environment, including 3rd party software, and provides support for various SEI business and technology units. You will work in a 24/7 highly available, on-call, large scale z/OS Mainframe environment. Participation in after-hours support rotation is required.

What you'll do:

  • Work collaboratively with Service and Developmental teams to build and support production processes.
  • Work with various internal teams around software releases, new products and ongoing testing.
  • Manage mainframe backup and recovery processes.
  • Participate in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery planning, testing and execution.
  • Provide detailed root cause analysis, workarounds and/or permanent solutions for recurring issues.
  • Provide support for all stages of customer implementations and/or related projects.
  • Maintain mainframe architecture and strategies to ensure performance, availability, integrity of SEI systems.
  • Monitor and improve system performance and capacity utilization to provide availability and achieve customer SLAs.
  • Apply and support IBM software maintenance, Service Desk solutions and applications
  • Apply and support software maintenance of 3rd party software packages, primarily Broadcom

What you bring to the table:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science or related field orequivalent work experience in the Information Systems field.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in IBMMainframe technologies, CICS, MQ, SMP/E and general IBM mainframe systems programming, financial services a plus.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience maintaining 3rd party software packages on IBM mainframes including Broadcom-CA.
  • Project management experience, organizational, problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Customer service and client management experience.
  • Ability to identify and resolve/escalate problems

Attributes we value:

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and organize time effectively with a sense of urgency.
  • Requires little oversight in day to day functions.
  • An interest in process improvement, knowledge sharingand documentation.
  • Communication skills with various groups acrosstechnology teams.
  • Abilityto be flexible to help achieve all team project goals.

What you can expect from us:

We are a technology and asset management company delivering on our promise of building brave futuresSM-for our clients, our communities, and ourselves. Whether you're in one of our global offices or remotely contributing your talent, our culture encourages collaboration, spurs creativity, and inspires the courage to unlock opportunities that help us realize our fullest potential.

Without people, it's just work, so we take pride in caring for our employees and clients. We understand the importance of integrating work and life because finding harmony in your professional and personal activities is key to achieving fulfillment.

And inclusion isn't just a buzz word for us-it's at the core of our commitment to driving our collective success. We ask employees to bring their authentic selves to do their best work every day. It's the power of diverse perspectives, experiences, and ideas that help us deliver the solutions that solve for our clients' most complex challenges.

Six core values are the foundation of SEI's culture. Care for our clients, communities, investors, and each other drives our commitment to these values.

Courage: We think and act like owners, embracing risk to drive growth for our clients and company.

Integrity: We do what we say and act with transparency (because it's the right thing to do).

Collaboration: We work with each other, our clients, partners, and communities to solve problems that matter.

Inclusion: We nurture an environment of respect and belonging where people are empowered to be themselves.

Connection: We build lasting relationships through which we learn, grow, and succeed.

We have Fun.

Does your brave future include professional growth, mastering new skills, and cultivating meaningful connections? Come build it with us, and join our community.

SEI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and so much more...

After 50 years in business, SEI is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions. Reflecting our experience within financial services and financial technology our Oaks, PA office encompasses an open floor plan and numerous art installations designed to encourage innovation and creativity in our workforce. We recognize that our people are our most valuable asset and that a healthy, happy, and motivated workforce is key to our continued growth. At SEI, we're (literally) invested in your success. We offer our employees paid parental leave, back-up childcare arrangements, paid volunteer days, education assistance and access to thriving employee networks.

SEI is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
8+ years
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