Mainframe Developer – Career Augmentation Program

ZettaMine – where Talent meets Opportunity

Job Description

Title: Mainframe Developer

Location: Navi Mumbai, Mumbai. Must be willing to relocate to Mumbai Location.

Qualification: Any graduation degree with 60% aggregate.

Work Experience: 2 to 5 years of experience in IT or Non-IT.

  • Basic technical knowledge of any programming language, operating systems and data structures.
  • Must have 2 to 5 years of work experience in any of the areas like BPO/Technical support/Process Associate/Process Executive/Desktop support/System Admin/Customer Support or similar roles.
  • Must have good English communication skills.
  • Must be prepared to work from Mumbai Location.
  • Must be able to join immediately.
  • Must be ready to sign a service agreement for 26 months with ZettaMine.
Selection Process:
  • No written test
  • Level-1 – HR Interview
  • Level-2 – Technical Interview

About Program

What this program is about:
  • ZettaMine offers Career Augmentation Program (CAP), a unique model which gives you an opportunity to move from Non-IT to IT by learning Mainframe technologies and work as a Mainframe Developer.
  • Inputs will be provided on Mainframes which include
    • COBOL
    • JCL-Job Control Language
    • VSAM-Virtual Storage Access Method
    • SQL-Structured Query Language
  • CAP is a full-time, classroom-based, on-premise program, spanning 10 to 12 weeks at ZettaMine Office, Begumpet, Hyderabad.
  • ZettaMine will invest in and sponsor Career Augmentation Program.
  • The training will be provided by senior mentors with over 15+ years of experience in the industry.


What are the Hiring Criteria?

Must have 2 to 5 years of work experience in any of the areas like BPO/Technical support/Process Associate/Process Executive/Desktop support/System Admin/Customer Support or similar roles.

Who conducts the training and What is the duration of the training?

The training is conducted by SME/Mentors of ZettaMine team. The duration of training is 10 to 12 weeks.

Can I take up this training program while I am working?

No. The sessions are conducted for a full day, and hence only associates who can spend a full day (6 to 8 working hours) for 10 to 12 weeks will be considered for the training.

Are these sessions Daily, and what about Weekends?

The sessions will be held on a 5-day week basis Monday through Friday.

Do you have to take assessment tests?

Yes, the learning comes with regular assessments by ZettaMine, and you might have periodic assessments from clients as well.

What are the expectations from the participants with regard to the assessments?

You are expected to fare well in the assessments. Failing to clear the assessments more than 3 times will lead to disqualification from the program and will be considered a breach of the agreement.

Will we be paid during the training?

The training is given to you at Zero-Cost. ZettaMine will be incurring the complete cost of training, which includes the cost of Infrastructure, Trainer/Mentor, and all other direct and indirect overheads. Owing to which we will not be remunerating you during the upskill program. Do note that the training is provided on a Zero-Cost basis to you where in you are not expected to pay anything.

When will I start getting my salary?

ZettaMine will ensure that you are put across for multiple interviews and you are expected to clear the interviews and get onboard. Once you are onboarded on to the payroll you will start getting the salary

What will be my starting salary?

It will be negotiated at the time when an offer is made to you for joining the Career Augmentation Program of ZettaMine. The compensation will be clearly mentioned in the offer-letter.

Do I have to sign any agreements?

Yes, as training is given to you at Zero-Cost, as ZettaMine is incurring the complete cost of training, hence all the associates are expected to undertake a service agreement.

Who all need to sign the agreement?

Along with you, 2 guarantors are expected to sign the agreement, they will have to necessarily be your blood relatives and they will have to share their Aadhar and pan card with duly signed soft copies.

Apart from Agreement what are the other documents needed?

One is expected to share their soft copies of academic & employment certificates.

Academic certificates include 10th, Intermediate/12th/PUC, Graduation & Post-Graduation certificates (Semester wise).

Employment certificates include Offer Letters, Appointment Letters, increment letters, Relieving / Experience letters, payslips and bank statements for the duration as claimed by you in your resume.

Is Background Verification done for those, joining this program? What documents are needed?

Yes, there is a stringent background verification that happens before onboarding to the program and before deployment with a client post training.

Would I be given a system (Desktop / Laptop) by ZettaMine during the training period?

As a practice we expect you to bring your own device (Laptop)

How will I get deployed / placed after completion of training?

All associates will have to go through the stringent evaluation and interview processes with our clients after the training and only after which one will be deployed as a Mainframe Developer.

Will I be deployed at a location of my choice?

Associates are expected to work across any location in India and must be willing to relocate to any location as per client requirements, this is non-negotiable.

What if, I am unable to join the client place after the training?

If the associate decides not to join the client or is not willing to join at the location given by the client, this will be considered a breach of agreement and will have to abide by the exit clause.