GPC - Genuine Parts Company Systems Programmer in Irondale, Alabama

Systems Programmer

Category: Information Technology

Job Id: 253274

Brand: Motion Industries

Location: Irondale, AL

Major Market: AL – Birmingham

Date Posted: March 8, 2018


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Job Description

Motion Industries is seeking an experienced Systems Programmer to maintain the integrity, performance and availability for all mainframe and/or AS400 systems software; to install, administer and provide problem resolution support for the mainframe and/or AS400 system and third party productivity tools. In addition, this position assists IT personnel with problems, design, and performance issues. Motion Industries offers a competitive benefits package which includes health care coverage, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance, vacation and other leave options.


  • Install, configure, and maintain all 3rd party software products

  • Provide capacity planning and management for all data storage systems

  • Identify and ensure documentation of major systems support processes

  • Ensure the availability of our online transactions processing systems

  • Support installation/de-installation of all hardware devices for the mainframe and/or AS400 systems

  • Develop, document, implement, and maintain disaster recovery procedures

  • Keep abreast of the latest technical developments and trends in our mainframe and/or AS400 systems support, management, administration, and performance

  • Monitor and tune mainframe and/or AS400 systems to ensure good performance, reliability and availability at the lowest possible cost

  • Develop and/or maintain internally developed systems software

  • Evaluate and recommend systems software solutions

  • Coordinate change activities with operations and help desk staff to maximize availability


  • High school diploma or equivalent required – college degree preferred

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience administering and maintaining z/OS and/or AS400 systems software

  • Experience with either z/OS, AS400, DB2, CICS, WebSphere MQ, Top Secret, and WebSphere Application Server

  • Experience with disaster recovery implementation on z/OS

  • Should possess strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Should possess strong analytical and problem resolution skills

  • Required to participate in 24 x 7 on-call rotation

  • Required to read and certify understanding of Motion Industries’ “Computer Security Ethics and Compliance” on an annual basis

GPC believes the fair and equitable treatment of employees, customers, suppliers and other persons is critical to fulfilling its vision and goals. GPC conducts its business without regard to sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. GPC’s policy is to recruit, hire, train, promote, assign, transfer and terminate employees based on their own ability, achievement, experience and conduct and other legitimate business reasons.