Mainframe Programmer II reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale mainframe computer system. Maintains and develops online and batch application programs. Being a Mainframe Programmer II develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Mainframe Programmer II may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Mainframe Programmer II gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. To be a Mainframe Programmer II typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.