Staff Software Engineer MVS

  • Highlands Ranch, CO, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Common Purpose, Uncommon Opportunity. Everyone at Visa works with one goal in mind – making sure that Visa is the best way to pay and be paid, for everyone everywhere. This is our global vision and the common purpose that unites the entire Visa team. As a global payments technology company, tech is at the heart of what we do: Our VisaNet network processes over 13,000 transactions per second for people and businesses around the world, enabling them to use digital currency instead of cash and checks. We are also global advocates for financial inclusion, working with partners around the world to help those who lack access to financial services join the global economy. Visa’s sponsorships, including the Olympics and FIFA™ World Cup, celebrate teamwork, diversity, and excellence throughout the world. If you have a passion to make a difference in the lives of people around the world, Visa offers an uncommon opportunity to build a strong, thriving career. Visa is fueled by our team of talented employees who continuously raise the bar on delivering the convenience and security of digital currency to people all over the world. Join our team and find out how Visa is everywhere you want to be.

Job Description

Position Description

This role is responsible for contributing to the overall integrity and availability of all batch applications running on the IBM z/OS390 platform.

This is an individual contributor role responsible for solving complex problems that have a large impact on the business.


Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Candidate will be responsible for maintenance and support of all batch applications running on the IBM z/OS390 platform.

  • Perform 2nd and 3rd level Incident & Problem determination and resolution for any issues detected in the Production and/or Development environments through a 24x7 rotating support model.

  • Work with application software development on the implementation and support of software maintenance releases.

  • Support new client implementations on the IBM z/OS390 platform.

  • Perform proactive activities designed to promote a trouble free production environment.

  • Provide technical assistance to Client Services, Network Operations, and Implementations.

  • Assist in the testing and certification of new DPS software and clients.

  • Work with network operations and technical support to identify and implement application fixes and enhancements to increase efficiency and ease of use.

  • Serve as a mentor to other team members and an escalation point for problem resolution.



  1. College degree in computer science, engineering or equivalent work experience in data processing.

  2. 7-10  years support and/or development role experience on the IBM z/OS390 batch application – (Required)

  3. 7-10  years support and/or development role extensive MVS experience in COBOL/JCL, REXX, Endevor, FileAid – (Required)

    Responsibility level 
    o Exercises independent judgment with direction from supervisor 

    o Verbal and written communication skills, problem solving skills, customer service and interpersonal skills (Required) 
    o Ability to work independently and manage one’s time  

    o Mentoring skills necessary to provide support and constructive performance feedback (Required) 
    o Knowledge of the Agile development and full software development lifecycle: from business/systems analysis, through requirements gathering and functional specification authoring, to development, testing and delivery (Required) 

    o Ability to troubleshoot issues and make system changes as needed to resolve issue 
    o Experience in support of IBM Mainframe applications - MVS, COBOL, CICS, VSAM, JCL, PROCs (Required) 
    o Connex Advantage platform Offline system settlement, reconciliation, and reporting knowledge (Required) 


Additional Information

Visa will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of Article 49 of the San Francisco Police Code.

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