Senior Systems Programmer


Columbia, South Carolina

a month ago

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Senior Systems Programmer
Columbia, South Carolina

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title - Systems Programmer
Duration: 12+ Months
Location: Remote

Must Have:
  • 3 to 7+ years CICS System Programmers that are currently supporting a large CICS environment using CICS 5.6 and above.
  • Write or debug programs to maintain and control computer systems software, such as operating systems, networked systems, and database systems.
  • Provide technical and disaster recovery expertise for systems software.
  • 40% Diagnose, isolate, and debug software problems and perform problem resolution.
  • Identify issues that the vendor is responsible for and refer those issues appropriately.
  • 35% Coordinate installation, testing, and maintenance of systems software.
  • Schedule system downtime in a way that minimizes user impact.
  • 10% Review customer requests, security patches, and audit requirements for additions or changes to systems, and evaluate feasibility to determine if/how to handle the request while maintaining an adequate/appropriate overall systems infrastructure.
  • To determine if requested changes are possible, review system capabilities, workflow, and scheduling limitations.
  • 10% Cross train in all areas of systems programming in order to efficiently perform on-call rotation.
  • 5% Provide technical and disaster recovery support for systems software.
  • Required Skills and Abilities: Strong analytical and logical thinking skills.
  • Strong understanding of systems programming, graphical user interfaces, control languages, development, quality assurance, and implementation strategies of systems software.
  • Thorough understanding of currently utilized systems programming productivity tools and their use.
  • Ability to review and analyze systems software and recommend performance solutions.
  • Required Software and Other Tools: Standard office equipment.
  • Work Environment: Fast paced, multi-platformed environment which may require action and response 24X7 to support the technical business needs of the customer.
  • Required Education: Bachelor's degree Computer Science, Information Systems, or other job related field or 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years of job related experience plus an associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree.
  • Required Work Experience: 6 Years IT work experience including varied systems programming experience.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $45.00/hr.