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Senior DevOps Engineer - Mainframe

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    Senior Level
  • Software Engineering
  • London
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  • You must have experience with Mainframe SCM tools, JavaScript, JCL, REXX, DevOps automation, Zos and Linux systems, CI/CD, infrastructure security, and at least 2 of Python, Jenkins, IBM Z software, Azure/AWS certifications. Strong problem-solving skills are a must.
  • You will build and maintain clean, reliable features, resolve issues, analyze test strategies, conduct code reviews, resolve queries, provide sizing on tasks, promote team effectiveness, and continuously research new technologies.


  • Mainframe SCM tools like, Broadcom Endevor/Changeman/BMC-ISPW
  • JavaScript, JCL, REXX
  • Scrum ways of working
  • Git / Git Flow, GitHub Actions
  • Terraform or CloudFormation
  • Experience in DevOps automation and integration
  • Experience in Zos and Linux operating system
  • Experience in Mainframe configuration and infrastructure
  • Strong infrastrtcure security experience
  • Excellent knowledge of CI/CD and associated release strategies is essential.
  • Experience 2 or more of the following:
  • Python experience
  • Jenkins experience
  • Knowledge on IBM Z Development and Test Environment ( ZD&T).
  • Azure Certified DevOps Engineer Professional
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional
  • Experience of writing well-optimised and maintainable software features
  • Experience of analysing, debugging and solving highly complex problems


  • Building clean, maintainable features and resolve end-to-end issues with an understanding of different possible approaches, to ensure that we are delivering great outcomes to our customers as effectively as we can. Ensure that the solutions developed and deployed are fit for purpose, provide appropriate business value, adhere to quality standards and align to standard engineering practices.
  • Understanding and contributing to the strategy for the management of technical debt within the team to ensure that Legal & General’s systems are secure, resilient and reliable.
  • Analysing and defining test approaches and strategies within your team so that the customer experience is of the highest quality – with an emphasis security, usability and accessibility.
  • Conducting and participating in code reviews with an emphasis on both functional and non-functional requirements, considering, performance, resiliency, maintainability and security, to ensure that we build consistently high-quality software for our customers.
  • Resolving issues, defects and queries raised at any phase of development or production in a timely and professional manner.
  • Providing sizing on technical development tasks. Report progress regularly, escalating matters as appropriate. An active member of the agile team, contributing to the typical agile ceremonies.
  • Enthusiastically promoting inspection and adaptation to improve team effectiveness & happiness, supporting changes to enhance processes and culture, to ensure that the team stays happy, productive, efficient.
  • Undertaking continuous research on relevant application technologies and identifying and implementing opportunities to incorporate those into the application as appropriate. Share your research and learning in developer forums.


What are the key qualifications required for the Senior DevOps Engineer - Mainframe role?

Key qualifications for this role include experience with Mainframe SCM tools like Broadcom Endevor/Changeman/BMC-ISPW, knowledge of JavaScript, JCL, REXX, familiarity with Scrum ways of working, proficiency in Git/Git Flow, GitHub Actions, Terraform or CloudFormation, experience in DevOps automation and integration, expertise in Zos and Linux operating systems, understanding of Mainframe configuration and infrastructure, strong infrastructure security experience, excellent knowledge of CI/CD and associated release strategies, and experience in at least two of the following: Python, Jenkins, IBM Z Development and Test Environment ( ZD&T), Azure Certified DevOps Engineer Professional, and AWS Certified DevOps Engineer Professional.

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Established in 1836, we are one of the UK’s leading financial services groups and a major global investor, with international businesses in the US, Europe, Middle East and Asia. With over £1 trillion in total assets under management, we are the UK’s largest investment manager for corporate pension schemes and a UK market leader in pensions de-risking, life insurance, workplace pensions and retirement income. We have also invested over £20 billion in direct investments such as homes, urban regeneration, clean energy and small business finance. Through nearly two centuries of rapid change, we’ve been there, improving the lives of our customers, and building a better society for the long term.