Charles Schwab Sr Staff - Systems Programmer (DB2 for z/OS) in Phoenix, Arizona


Phoenix - AZ, PHX4701A, 4701 E Francisco Dr, 85044-5365

David Slade


We believe that , when done right, investing liberates people to create their own destiny. We are driven by our purpose to champion every client’s goals with passion and integrity. We respect and appreciate the diversity of our employees, our clients, and the communities we serve. We challenge conventions strategically to create value for our clients, our firm and the world. We live and bring to life the concept of ‘own your tomorrow’ every day. We champion our employee strengths, guide their development, and invest in their long-term success. We hire optimistic, results-oriented, curious, innovative, and adaptable people with the desire to help our clients and one another succeed.

As a company, we were established by Chuck at over 40 years ago to champion Main Street over Wall Street, and to help Americans transform themselves from earners to owners. Through advocacy and innovation, we work to make investing more affordable, accessible and understandable for all. As we enter our fifth decade, we are looking for talented, innovative and driven people who believe they can help themselves, and our clients, create a better future.

Our Opportunity:

Job Description Summary

At Schwab, the DB2-CICS-Datacom team is responsible for the ongoing design, engineering and maintenance of the mainframe DB2, CICS and Datacom systems. We are looking for a very experienced DB2 Systems Programmer to join this team.

This DB2 for z/OS team member will contribute to all matters related to the DB2 infrastructure running on the z/OS operating system. This includes the design, engineering and maintenance of the mainframe DB2 subsystems, including associated program products.

What you’ll do:

As a Sr. Staff - Systems Programmer, you will be responsible for all aspects of DB2 for z/OS:

  • Implementation, maintenance and roll out of DB2 for z/OS software and related vendor products

  • Technical support for DB2 for z/OS, vendor products, and related projects

  • Problem determination for DB2 for z/OS, including off hours support

  • Work effectively in the DB2 team and interface with other technology support organizations

What you have:

  • BA/BS degree and/or 8+ years of experience working in a large mainframe environment

  • 8+ years of experience working with DB2 Systems, design, performance, product and application support

  • Deep understanding of DB2 for z/OS, including DB2 Internals

  • Experience installing/maintaining DB2 for z/OS using SMPE

  • Experience upgrading to a new Version of DB2 for z/OS is a plus

  • Strong DB2 Performance Analysis skills

  • Working knowledge of SQL, DB2 Utilities, BMC Utilities, and BMC DB2 Tools, which include Catalog Manager, Change Manager, and Apptune

  • Strong DB2 Problem Determination skills

  • Well-versed with the DB2 Directory and Catalog tables

  • Experience working in a DB2 Data-sharing Environment

  • Experience in coding REXX execs

  • Experience working with vendors (IBM and BMC) on issue tracking

  • Experience with DB2 Connect running on distributed platforms is a plus

  • Participate in a 24/7 on-call support rotation

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills are a must

  • Experience in Financial Services is a plus

What you’ll get:

  • Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits package

  • Financial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts

  • Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts Program

  • Everyday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness Champions

  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships

  • Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

Learn more about Life@Schwab at" .

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. It is Schwab's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, military status, citizenship status or any other status that is protected by law. Schwab also does not discriminate against applicants or employees because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. At Schwab, we believe that every employee, through their diverse abilities and experiences, can contribute to our growth, innovation and client loyalty. We embrace diversity and are committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability, and require reasonable accommodations in the application process, call Human Resources at 800-725-3535. We will be happy to assist you. Schwab will only share your accommodation request with those individuals who have a specific need to know. The request for an accommodation will not affect Schwab's hiring decisions. All other submissions should be performed online.

Job Specifications

Relocation Offered?: No

Work Schedule: Days

Languages: English - spoken

Current Licenses / Certifications: None

Relevant Work Experience: IT-Mainframe (Systems Prog/App Dev)-6+ yrs

Position Located In: AZ - Phoenix

Education: BA/BS

Job Type: Full Time

Category:Information Technology

Activation Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Expiration Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

Apply Here