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Systems Engineer Job

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98057

Company: PACCAR



The Senior Mainframe System Engineer supports the mainframe infrastructure focusing on z/OS, 3rd party software installations and level 3 support in a multi-LPAR environment. The Senior Mainframe Systems Engineer is responsible for analyzing, planning, designing, and documenting application installation and operations within a z/OS based mainframe. The Senior Mainframe Systems Engineer leads infrastructure planning, application support, infrastructure analysis and assessment, and infrastructure test and troubleshooting. 



  • Skilled with installation, maintenance, upgrade tuning of mainframe OS and other mainframe products 

  • Considered to be Subject Matter Expert (SME) in regard to the mainframe OS, utilities and products 

  • Ability to develop and define technical direction/architecture for strategic planning and projects 

  • Storage administration skills highly desirable (DFHSM, DFDSS, DFSMS, IODF)  

  • Ability to update JES2 exits in Assembler 

  • Hands on experience with performance tuning/configuration management and updating WLM policies 

  • Proficient with Assembler programming language 

  • Install, setup and maintain mainframe system automation software  

  • Proficient with dump analysis and problem resolution  

  • Perform the duties of the Project Manager and other leadership roles for mainframe project. 

  • Maintain change control practices and procedures for mainframe changes. 

  • Capacity planning evaluate and recommend software and hardware. 

  • 10+ years of hands-on technical experience with mainframe, non-x86 legacy systems and with technologies such as COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, PL/I, Java, Rexx, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM. 




  • Minimum of ten years of experience and/or knowledge of zSeries systems programming.  

  • Experience programming in one or more structured languages.  

  • Experience with installing software via SMP/E.  

  • Knowledge of z/OS system internals.  

  • 24x7 on-call availability as required.  




Bachelor's degree desired 



Prolonged sitting and manual dexterity are required. This position is in an office/desk work setting with hybrid work model available. 


Additional Job Board Information 

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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