REMOTE: Systems Programmer

League City, TX, US, 77573

Mainframe Programmer


Are you looking for the next step in your systems programming career? American National is seeking an experienced Mainframe Programmer to help manage infrastructure software and systems of our mainframe and mid-range computing platforms. You would be responsible for assisting in the oversight of organizing, planning, configuring, and the installation of all computing infrastructure components. 


What Will You Do? 


•    Provide senior technical oversight for all computing systems and software configurations
•    Assist in the creation of technical controls, practices, and processes to ensure that operating systems and their attendant third-party software components are compatible and are at supported versions across the enterprise. 
•    Provide senior technical leadership and consulting services to ensure adequate training and support services are available for application programming and computer operations personnel. 
•    Ensure that adequate technical controls are in place for monitoring system performance and availability and recommend necessary changes to systems parameters affecting performance and availability. 
•    Assist in providing coordination and planning to ensure that training and mentoring for other members of the group is consistent with changing technologies and the introduction of new infrastructure software.


Required Skills


•    Bachelor’s degree in the Information Technology field or equivalent experience
•    A minimum of ten (10) years’ experie3nce in the Information Technology field, with five (5) of these directly related to Systems Programming responsibilities
•    "Specialization in z/OS MVS/VM operating system software and/or one or more subsystems or business applications, such as CICS, DB2, IMS, RACF, SMP/E, JES2, z/OS Communications Server, ASG ZEKE, BMC MAINVIEW, DFSMS (OAM, DFP)"
•    Be able to participate in an on-call 24-hour weekly rotation to respond to problems




Salary for this position can range from $97,246.50 for candidates who are minimally qualified through $145,860.00 for more highly qualified candidates. Candidates outside of the range are encouraged to apply, and will be considered based on experience, skill and education.


American National offers eligible employees and their families medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees also receive annually a bank of paid time off and paid holidays.   We aspire to see people for what they bring to our corporate culture by supporting an inclusive work environment, including an emphasis on a healthy work-life balance, development opportunities, and a casual dress code.


American National is an established, stable, and successful multi-line insurance corporation that has provided financial strength and a sense of security to employees, customers and business partners since 1905.  With focus on our organization’s values and cultural richness: Financial Strength, Integrity, Respect, Service and Teamwork (FIRST) and Agility, Collaboration, and Engagement (ACE) we continue to pursue our vision to be a leading provider of financial products and services for current and future generations.


Hiring Practices

The preceding job posting was designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It is not intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications.  We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with the job qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this position or other opportunities at American National.


American National’s recruitment policies help us place individuals in a timely and efficient manner. Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted by our recruiting team. Candidates may check the status of their application(s) by logging into our Career Portal.  Learn more about our company, by following us on social media: LinkedInFacebookInstagram


American National is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected categories. American National is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.


Hiring Manager: Michael P Smith 

Recruiter: Aschlea M Melton 

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“If you believe you can make a difference in the lives of our clients, if you’re willing to work hard, if you want a fulfilling career, and if your values match ours, then I want you to work for American National. ” – James Pozzi, Former President and CEO.




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