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Mainframe Expertin (m/w)

Job Location: Zürich

Regional Description: Schweiz

Job Number: 00482092


- Job description

Your career at Accenture is a path to a bright future. Just like the people, projects and prospects that you’ll encounter at the leading provider of consulting, technology and outsourcing solutions. You'll work with people who share a team spirit, along with their insights and experience. You'll be involved in projects with companies from all industries - helping them move into the future. And you will have the chance to achieve your own goals in an international environment.


At Accenture Technology, we bring to life the innovations of the future. We always keep abreast of the latest trends in technology, to use cutting-edge innovations to tackle the business challenges our clients encounter. By linking trends and developments from across different areas, we shine a new light on our clients’ business.


Your tasks  

As a mainframe expert with long-standing experience, you consult customers from all industries in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria all about the implementation of innovative solutions and their integration into existing IT environments. In doing so, you grow both professionally and personally: As member of a multidisciplinary and international expert team, you carry out diversified projects onsite for our customers in Switzerland, Germany, and Austria.

You develop and maintain complex technological business solutions on mainframes. In doing this, you analyze the technical requirements of the customer, support the technical design, and take over the programming and testing. Especially with regards to the technical implementation, you coordinate closely with the various professional and engineering teams all around the globe.


Your key responsibilities

  • Application maintenance and enhancements for applications in the financial services sector
  • Training/Guidance to junior colleagues
  • Understanding of the functional requirements
  • Transformation of the functional requirements into a technical concept (solution design)
  • Coordination of offshore activities to our delivery centers
  • Estimation, work-planning and reporting of the work tasks
  • Provide L3 production support


  • Consulting or client service delivery experience is preferred
  • Experience with project management tools and techniques
  • Sound understanding of the mainframe fundamentals (TSO/ ISPF, VSAM, JCL)
  • At least two years’ experience in one or more of the following programming languages: Cobol, PL1, Assembler, Easytrieve, REXX
  • Good knowledge about the concepts of hierarchical and relational databases
  • Experience in working with DB2 (SQL), IMS DB
  • Development of batch processes and online dialogs (IMS DC or CICS)
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) as well as interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency in English is necessary, French or German language skills would be an advantage
  • Ideally working experience in financial services sector

Accenture is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from every corner of society. We do not discriminate on the basis of belief, background, disability, age, nationality, marital status, partnership status, sexual orientation, gender or any other criteria protected by law.

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