SYSPRO was designed to measure general knowledge of systems programming. The majority of questions focus on the MVS operating system, and on some critical peripheral areas.
The diagnostic score report is categorized in two ways: 1. Content Areas and 2. Job Specialties.
Content areas include: Debugging Techniques; Installation, Maintenance and System Services; Utilities; System Fine Tuning; Operating System; Software Maintenance; and Software Installation. Job Specialty includes: Operating Systems; DASD Management; Capacity Planning; Data Base; On-line Systems; Applications Support; and Program Products.