Agile Mainframe Software Developer

Zurich, Switzerland

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for an Agile Mainframe Software Developer for our Zurich office to make the team even stronger.

As a Mainframe Engineer with Agile experience, you will help drive an Agile transformation in Securities Operations IT. You will bring Agile software engineering techniques such as test driven development, refactoring, pair programming and continuous testing to the mainframe development world.

Securities Operations IT runs and changes the systems that settle stocks and bonds, execute corporate actions for UBS's wealth management and Investment Banking divisions. We are looking for an experienced hands-on engineer to help us drive process change in the development area to help improve quality, drive shorter cycle times and increase our overall agility.


  • Ability to design, build and maintain applications using XP practices;
  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills;
  • Able to understand our partners’ requirements and quickly resolve any potential issue both in the project as well as in the productive environment;
  • Able to communicate to and influence stakeholders;
  • Work with teams to influence the way they work;
  • Experience working in an Agile environment;
  • Expert in the following core technologies:
    • Operating System: Mainframe-ZOS;
    • Languages: COBOL, JCL, SQL;
    • Database: DB2;
    • Tools: iDZ;
    • Automated Unit Testing such as xUnit, JUnit or zUnit.
  • User of /or would like to learn the following technologies:
    • Test automation tools such as Fitness, JBehave or RSpec;
    • Experience in specification by example;
    • Continuous Integration;
    • Java or other OO languages.

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Opportunities for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Corporate and social events;
  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks;
  • We do not accept CV from recruiting or staffing agencies.


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