A peson who writes and maintains business applications. He develops and supports large-scale batch or high-volume transaction environments that require IBM/MVS mainframe processing power or equivalent. He programs in business-oriented languages such as COBOL, CICS, or fourth-generation languages.
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mainframe programmer/analystA person responsible for the design and programming of a mainframe application. Programming languages typically include COBOL, CICS and 4GLs. See programmer analyst.
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