Job Title:
z/OS Trainee


Client Care, Quality Assurance, Managed Services, Software Development


Reports to:
Manager of Managed Services


FLSA Status:


Prepared Date:


Salary Range:


Position Type


Las Vegas – No Remote

How To Apply

Email your resume to

Basic Purpose

Vanguard Integrity Professionals has several Trainee spaces available in the following positions: Client Care / Quality Assurance / Software Developer / Managed Services / IT Support. The successful incumbent will be joining our highly qualified team of professionals. Depending on company needs the Trainee will participate and coordinate with various departments and customers to resolve all technical and operational issues with Vanguard products and services. Apply and test changes to Vanguard’s products, develop and maintain test cases, assure regression, integration and system testing is efficiently and accurately performed. Performs moderately complex product design, systems analysis and programming activities which may require extensive research.


Vanguard is pleased to present this exciting opportunity to earn while you learn. Our highly sought-after Trainee program features a “Bootcamp” style training program. Training is performed during normal business hours Monday – Friday and will not require nights, weekends, or holidays. Upon successful completion of Vanguard’s cutting-edge training bootcamp, Interns will redirect their talents to a number of exciting real-world opportunities to further their skill sets and build upon their unique talents. After bootcamp, currently enrolled students will enjoy a flexible schedule to accommodate their class schedule. Upon college graduation, full-time career opportunities with benefits may be available for highly qualified individuals.


During your training, you will gain experience with the following:

  • z/OS, including a working knowledge of JCL, ISPF and SDSF, and security products (RACF, ACF2, and Top Secret).
  • Vanguard Security Solutions.
  • Conducting testing in other non-mainframe environments.
  • Using System Modification Program/Extended tools (SMP/E).
  • Microsoft Active Directory Users and Computer administration, Password resets, Microsoft Exchange mailbox administration.
  • Utilizing technical skills in design implementation and maintenance in the LAN/WAN.
  • Handle different tasks as they are assigned and follow through to completion.
  • Maintain Customer Support Database.
  • Write clear, concise and detailed information in customer case records.

Qualifications & Educational Requirements

  • Junior / Senior or BS in Computer Science / Computer Engineering or equivalent degree.
  • Must be fluent in English.
  • Must be proficient with PC.
  • High energy and self-motivated with the ability to work in a privately owned, very entrepreneurial, team environment.
  • Ability to work independently and be productive.
  • Excellent knowledge and work experience designing and developing complex software applications.
  • Proficient using programming software applications with C++ and C# .NET.
  • Proficient using Visual Studio.
  • Experience with security software systems development is preferred.
  • Knowledge using current Quality Assurance methodologies to conduct Quality Assurance testing required.
  • Must be detail oriented, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

Vanguard Integrity Professionals is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Vanguard Integrity Professionals are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.