The average salary for a Mainframe Systems Programmer with Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM) skills is $78,750.
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Job Description for Mainframe Systems Programmer
Mainframe systems programmers are responsible for implementing and maintaining an organization's server computer, as well as performing updates and routine maintenance on the mainframe computer to prevent problems from arising. Troubleshooting may occasionally be necessary in this position to ensure that no security holes exist in the mainframe system, and tests should be carried out regularly to identify any bugs or other problems. Data must be monitored to ensure it is accessed only by author…Read more
Mainframe Systems Programmer Tasks
- Install, test, and update hardware, software, and operating systems.
- Design, code, evaluate, and test system applications.
- Provide support and troubleshooting for department or organization.
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Popular Skills for Mainframe Systems Programmer
Job Control Language (JCL)
COBOL -- IBM
Skills in Job Control Language (JCL), SMP/E, Mainframe and IBM Mainframe are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include COBOL -- IBM.
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