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Senior z/OS Software Developer

Company: Crawford Technologies
Location: Fort Collins
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

Senior z/OS Software Developer

Department: Research & Development

Employment Type: Full Time

Location: Fort Collins

Reporting To: Hank Edwards

Compensation: $100,000 - $130,000 / year


Senior z/OS Software Developer

Remote - In USA

As a key member of a dynamic team, you will develop, enhance, and maintain document print and image file conversion, manipulation, and data mining software. Development is done for all major platforms including z/OS, AIX, Solaris, Linux, and Windows. To work in this fast paced, dynamic, and demanding environment you must be an exceptional programmer.


  • Expert knowledge of z/OS and IBM assembler language
  • Design and develop portable software using IBM assembler and C/C++ in a cross platform environment.
  • Analyze & troubleshoot AFP data streams
  • Trouble shoots software problems and analyzes reasons for failure, corrects software deficiencies and develops enhancements as necessary.
  • Develop new software as well as enhancing existing systems.
  • Work with distributed systems.
  • Work within specifications provided to meet programming assignment goals and objectives in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Takes independent action to correct problems encountered during execution within authority level granted by manager.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritize conflicting demands and execute assigned projects tasks within established schedule, recognize processing/programming inefficiencies and recommend improvements.
  • Aid in documentation of new programs and enhancements made to existing programs.
  • Aid in test case creation, preparation of test data and analyze program results and performance.
  • Must be willing to be on call as needed and work weekends to cover software failure on production programs or new applications behind schedule.
  • Other duties as assigned/required. SKILLS
    • 360/390 assembler programming for z/OS
    • Software development for z/OS
    • Strong debugging and trouble shooting skills on z/OS
    • Cross platform programming/debugging with 3GL programming language(s)
    • Knowledge of system design methodologies, techniques and standards.
    • Comfortable programming in a production environment. BENEFICIAL EXPERIENCE:
      • Cross platform programming/debugging with C/C++, Java or C#
      • IP Networking programming
      • Print streams such as AFP, PDF, PostScript, etc. WORK EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION & BENEFITS

        • 7+ years of professional experience designing developing enterprise software on z/OS
        • Experience with software design patterns
        • Experience with large projects and can work well as part of a team.
        • Ability to adapt to alternate technologies as required
        • Comfortable programming in a production environment EDUCATION
          • Degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or closely related field or equivalent combination and/or experience in related field. BENEFITS
            • Competitive salary (Commensurate with experience and position and eligible bonus)
              • Excellent benefits
                • Medical
                • Dental
                • Vision
                • Short Term Disability
                • Long Term Disability
                • Group and Voluntary Life
                • Sick Time Pay
                • Vacation Pay
                • Holiday Pay
                • Be part of a rapidly growing software company
                • How long will the role be open for? Until filled.
                  Prior to submitting an application/resume, review the job descriptions complete list of job duties and qualifications.

                  We thank all applicants for their interest in joining our team. Those short listed will be contacted.

                  Should you need any assistance in the application process, please contact

                  Note: This job description is to be used as a guide for accomplishing company and department objectives and is not intended and should not be construed to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, skills, efforts or working condition associated with a job. Management reserves the right to modify, add or remove duties from particular jobs and to assign other duties as necessary.

Keywords: Crawford Technologies, Fort Collins , Senior z/OS Software Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Fort Collins, Colorado

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