Mainframe Developers

Location Canberra
Discipline Software Development, Testing & QA
Job reference 172922
Salary Negotiable
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Mainframe Developers

Contract duration: 12 months

Extension Term: 12 months

Number of Extensions: 2

Security Clearance: Must have NV1 Clearance

Location of work: ACT

Working arrangements: It is expected that the successful candidate/s will be available to perform the services on a full-time basis up to a maximum of (1,920) billable hours / annum, which is based on an allowance of 240 working days x 8 hours / day over the initial engagement period. The organisation's preference is for the services to be provided on-site at office. The role also requires the successful candidates to provide 24/7 x 365 day on-call support. The on-call support will be provided by the successful candidates on a shared roster basis to be negotiated after on-boarding.


  • Provide Mainframe programming and support services.
  • Identifying, creating and applying software development and security standards and processes
  • Ensure mainframe services and underlying infrastructure are operating at maximum efficiency.
  • Conduct forward planning to ensure mainframe systems meet future demand.
  • Provide liaison skills with third party suppliers including service providers.
  • Provide planning and technical advice for management.
  • Engage with project teams and provide advice regarding mainframe services and capabilities.
  • Resolving operational problems with software and fixing bugs.
  • Undertaking incident response and remediation functions.
  • Ensure services are provided for users within the organisation and partner agencies.
  • Provide after-hours support on a rotating shift roster.

Essential Criteria:

  • Experience with PL/I, CICS, JCL and MQ Series.
  • The ability to work well and share knowledge within a team.
  • Well-developed writing skills and experience maintaining technical documentation.

Desirable criteria

  • Experience with Rocket web services.

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Thao Dinh
Recruitment Consultant
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