Senior Systems Programmer

Rocket Software

Rocket Software

Vilnius, Lithuania
Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

Job Description Summary:

The Senior Systems Programmer at Rocket Software is part of a global, fast-paced IT organization with a primary mission to provide world class service to software development labs and internal departments ensuring our employees have access to perform at the highest level. The Senior Systems Programmer will maintain a multiple-CPU IBM ZOS complex environment and be responsible for installing, customizing, monitoring, and maintaining IBM mainframe products and installed software to industry standard best practices and security guidelines. You will collaborate with members of the team, set direction as a technical lead, influence decisions, design technical solutions and lead the team in the completion of that solution. At times you will be called on to mentor junior team members.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Configure, test and support IBM and ISV ZOS system and program products.
  • Conduct problem determination followed by root cause analysis.
  • Provide first line of support (scheduled on-call) for the z environment.
  • Maintain thorough records by documenting system revisions and changes.
  • Maintain strict control of system and monitor program usage.
  • Evaluate new software and hardware features.
  • Frequently update knowledge base by establishing personal networks and participating in professional organizations.
  • Participate in IBM and ISV beta projects.
  • Acts as a mentor to the Associate Systems Programmer and other team members.

Required Qualifications

  • 8+ years of experience and Subject Matter Expertise for core z/OS functions, architecture and IBM Utilities.
  • Expert knowledge with installing and maintaining MF community of products.
  • Expert knowledge in problem analysis and systems debugging utilizing z platform tools such as RMF, SMF, SYSLOGSs etc., and recommend improved business and development solutions.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Strong documentation experience.
  • Ability to focus on producing high-quality work.
  • Automate various functions and processes.
  • Good communication and organizational skills, team player.
  • Ability to handle significant workload with managing variety of concurrent projects.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Able to work across teams


  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related experience

Travel Requirements: Minimal, <5%

Information Security:

Information security is everyone’s responsibility. A fundamental principle of information security at Rocket Software is that all individuals in the organization have a responsibility for the security and protection of company information and IT Resources over which they have control, according to their role.

Diversity, Inclusion & Equity:

At Rocket we are committed to an inclusive workplace environment, where every Rocketeer can thrive by bringing their full selves to work. Being a Rocketeer means you are part of our movement to continually drive inclusivity, diversity, and equity in our workforce.


What Rocket Software can offer you in Vilnius:

  • International environment and projects with blue-chip clients
  • Experience in building something new: creating a new development center in Vilnius, building new teams, and learning together
  • Private Healthcare.
  • 25 days Annual Leave.
  • Enhanced Sick Pay Benefit – sickness pay up to 100% covered.
Annual salary range for this position is between €44,560.00 - €66,840.00 gross before taxes.

Salary range applies only to candidates in Lithuania

Salary offer for the candidate is determined based on the predefined salary ranges for the position and depends on the level of competence and experience of the candidate.

Rocket Software Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Rocket Software Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

Rocket is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call: 781-577-4321 or send an email to We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!