Senior Mainframe Software Tester - 3638

MSI is seeking a Senior Mainframe Software Tester to support our government client in Baltimore, MD.

Job Description:

  • Collaborating with peers and SSA staff on the day's planned activities
  • Analyzing results from mainframe batch execution jobs and resolving issues
  • Coordinating with our government client and other resources on problem fixes and integrating them into the job stream
  • Familiarization and cross-training in activities across the Division


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Nine or more years of information systems experience in software validation on the mainframe
  • Experience with OS/ 390, Z/OS, ISPF, VS COBOL II, DB2, REXX, CICS, JCL, VSAM, File Aid, Xpeditor, Endevor, DB2, IBM Utilities.
  • Experience with creation and maintenance of mainframe execution JCL (jobs) to support system Validation and Production environments
  • Strong Knowledge and experience in database, data analysis, SQL, and design skills
  • Knowledge of Test Management tools like HP Quality Center/ALM
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal, communication (both oral and written), and presentation skills


  • Experience with testing tools, such as HP ALM
  • Leadership experience

Public Trust 85P Approval required


Top skills required to be successful in role –

  • Execution of and analysis of complex mainframe batch job execution
  • Ability to understand and analyze complex data and it's use in testing
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to work an early morning shift (6 AM to 2:30 PM)

Secondary skills –

  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with senior management as well as peers
  • Strong communication and leadership skills


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.