Mainframe DB2 z/OS System Programmer in Maryville, TN at First Horizon National Corporation

Date Posted: 11/26/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Mainframe DB2 z/OS System Programmer position will demonstrate a thorough knowledge of information technology concepts, issues, trends and best practices as they relate to the mainframe environment.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Collaborating with other high-level IT professionals, business strategists, specialized technicians, business process experts, vendors, consultants and business partners.
  • Solving complex problems that have direct and important impact on strategic IT priorities and/or measurable business results.
  • Being a credible expert advisor to peers and internal/external business partners; trusted advisor to line management.
  • Creating improved IT materials, tools, work aids, and processes.
  • Coaching less experienced professionals in same sub-discipline. 
  • Collaborating on operational/tactical business issues with internal business partner managers and subject matter experts. 
  • Providing information to/effectively interacts with external vendors, suppliers, auditors, business partners.

This position will also be responsible for:

  • Overall environment administration.
  • Install, maintain, and upgrade DB2.
  • Troubleshoot DB2 issues working with Application Development and DBA staff.
  • Monitor DB2 product performance.
    • Install, maintain, and administer mainframe 3rd party software products.
    • Maintain documentation on standards and procedures.
    • Mentor others in the application of technologies, process changes, tools, and standards.
    • Lead and work in a collaborative effort to conceptualize total system solutions.
    • Lead others in the definition of project scope, plans, and deliverables.

Qualifications/Education Required:
• BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Management, or related field or equivalent work experience.

  • 5 years experience in mainframe and related technologies.
  • 5 years experience with DB2 including DB2 internals, DDF/ODBC/JDBC, end-user graphical interfaces, BMC DB2 tools and MainView, IBM utilities and tools.
  • Experience with CICS or MQ Series systems programming a plus.
    • High level of familiarity with mainframe peripheral architecture.
    • Hands-on experience with mainframe operations.
  • SMP/E
    • Varying experience with the following:
    DASD Management

Batch Scheduling


UNIX System Services


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)