How much does a Mainframe Systems Programmer make hourly in the United States? The average hourly wage for a Mainframe Systems Programmer in the United States is $38 as of September 25, 2020, but the salary range typically falls between $34 and $43. Hourly rate can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Metro Systems Inc - Vienna , VA
Metro Systems is seeking a highly motivated Lead Systems Engineer for our client in the McLean, VA ... IBM BPABPM IBM Mainframe (z Series) configuration items including data, applications and ... - 27 days ago
CareFirst - Reston , VA
... an Ab Initio Systems Engineer. Equivalent experience supporting complex and critical IT ... the mainframe Specialized skills-Information Systems Network Systems Support Full knowledge of ... - 70 days ago
Navy Federal Credit Union - Winchester , VA
... Programmer REQUIRED bull The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 6-10 years of experience in mainframe CICS and or WebSphere MQ systems programming. bull Experience with carefully planned and ... - 60 days ago
Metro Systems, Inc. - Vienna , VA
Metro Systems is seeking a Senior Pega Developer to support our client in the McLean, VA area ... Cloud, DevOps, IBM, Oracle, UNIX, AIX, Windows, Java/J2EE, Databases, and Mainframe etc.). At least ...
Monster - 12 days ago
Metro Systems, Inc. - Vienna , VA
Metro Systems is seeking a highly motivated Database Engineer for our client in the McLean, VA area ... mainframe operational production subsystems including backup, recovery, maintenance, tuning ...
Monster - 5 days ago
SVK Technology Solutions - Vienna , VA
... programmer and growing into a Pega developer or architect middot At least, 5-7+ years of ... and Mainframe etc.) middot At least 4-6+ years of financial industry preferably 2-3+ years of ... - 8 days ago
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