Mainframe CICS Assembler Programmer
CLS Bank International
Ashburn, VA

ONLY for GC holders or US citizens

Mainframe Assembly Programmer / Mainframe Assembler

Location : Ashburn, VA

Duration : 12 months plus ongoing


  • Recent development experience with IBM MainframeAssembly language (10 years minimum) for System Z.
  • Recent experience with command-level IBM®Customer Information Control System (CICS) (10 years minimum)application programming and CICS APIs
  • Recent experience with COBOL (5 years minimum)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Technology,Computer Science or equivalent years of demonstrated work experience.
  • In-depth experience/knowledge of the Systems DevelopmentLife-cycle (SDLC).
  • Strong analytical, planning and technical problem solvingskills.
  • Advanced experience/knowledge in IBM Mainframe systems, workflow and procedural analysis.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan, and organizetasks.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, verbal, and writtencommunication skills.
  • Effective research, analytical and problem solvingskills.
  • Effective skills in resolving conflicting requests andmeeting changing requirements.


  • Familiarity with CICS ina CICSPLEX or parallel SYSPLEX.
  • Understanding of the IBM Mainframe AssemblerConcept 14 macros set add-on product.
  • Working knowledge of CICS inter-transaction affinitiesrelated to data passage and synchronization.
  • Experience developing Threadsafe programs and identifyingissues that would make programs non-Threadsafe.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of above the line and belowthe line storage. Aware of the unique requirements of a program that residesbelow the line and why it is so important to make programs reside above theline and utilize storage above the line or at least tolerate storage above theline.
  • Working knowledge of the Serena ChangeMan ZMF source packaging/management tool.
  • Ability to lead independent teams, exercise initiativeand use good judgement.


  • Working knowledge ofcredit union operations/processes and procedures.
  • Experience with IBM DataPower, MQ application programmingand IBM WebSphere.
  • Familiarity of Agile SCRUM software developmentmethodology.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $70.00 to $80.00 /hour

Contract Length:

  • More than 1 year

Contract Renewal:

  • Likely

Work Location:

  • One location