Senior 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 Senior Mainframe Programmer develops and implements a disaster recovery plan. Works with project members to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts. Additionally, Senior Mainframe Programmer may require a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to a project leader or manager. The Senior Mainframe Programmer work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. To be a Senior Mainframe Programmer typically requires 4 -7 years of related experience.