Mainframe Systems Engineer / QA

Mainframe Systems Engineer / QA

My client are a cutting-edge, software company based in Farnborough, UK. As a Systems Engineer / QA engineer you will be part of a global software development team.

We are looking for world-class software experts who have substantial expertise in a wide range of technical areas.


  • Consult with product development to evaluate system interfaces, operational requirements, and performance requirements of the overall system
  • Actively participate in planning, estimation, and prioritisation processes to ensure successful execution of QA activities
  • Perform exploratory testing, develop and deploy automated testing for various projects


  • Knowledge of mainframe
  • System programming
  • Application programming using languages such as COBOL, PL/I, REXX, HLASM
  • Online Transaction Processing
  • Database technologies such as relational, hierarchical and network
  • Experience in Linux
  • System administration
  • Scripting using languages such as shell scripting and Python
  • Experience in developing test strategies
  • Experience with continuous integration / continuous delivery (CI/CD)
  • Experience in Agile methodologies and supporting tools such as Jira, Git and Jenkins/Cloudbees
  • QATesting mindset (ISTQB standards / certifications) / Test Case writing
  • Understanding of SwDLC (Systems (SW) Development LifeCycle) · Basic knowledge of Build and Release Management processes


  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Initiate new and creative ways of problem solving and process improvement
  • Take ownership for completing tasks that may rely on contribution from others
  • Flexible and able to engage in and influence outcomes with thoughtful dialog
  • Excellent analytical skills – Troubleshooting, diagnostics gathering and analysis
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Autonomous – Comfortable working with little direction in an ambiguous environment
  • Excellent Communicator – Comfortable with engaging in online conferences with other internal teams

Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2310-338888
Salary per: annum
Job Duration:
Job Start Date: 05/12/2023
Job Industries: Software Engineering
Job Locations: Greater London
Job Types: Permanent

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