Mainframe Programmer 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 develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Mainframe Programmer may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Mainframe Programmer occasionally directed in several aspects of the work. Gaining exposure to some of the complex tasks within the job function. To be a Mainframe Programmer typically requires 2 -4 years of related experience.