Mainframe Developer

Spectraforce

Columbia, South Carolina


a month ago

Remote

Experience +6 years

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Mainframe Developer
Spectraforce
Columbia, South Carolina
Remote

a month ago

Job Description

Title: Mainframe Developer
Location: Columbia, SC (Partially Onsite preferred, 2 days per week but open to Remote.)
Duration: 12 months, likely extensions

C2 Clearance eligibility is required.


Required Technologies: COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL and experienced with Z/OS and related tools such as TSO.
Nice to Have: Endevor code management, SyncSort, SmartTest, Excel,
 
Day to Day:
Writing or maintaining application programs using COBOL, CICS and DB2. Setting up JCL to test the programs developed. This job also involves fixing production issues requiring the knowledge and experience of COBOL, CICS, DB2 and JCL. The use of TSO is essential in all development work assigned.
 
Soft Skills: Great communication skills.  Should be able to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.
 
About the Team:
-              18 members on the team
-              2 major mainframe systems supported that are critical to client's claims processing capabilities.
-              Team works closely together and will eagerly help any new person to get up to speed on the
        systems supported.

Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree-in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree.
Degree Equivalency: 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years of job related experience plus an associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree 
Minimum Required Work Experience: 6 years-of application development, systems testing or other job related experience.

Job Description:
Responsible for analysis, design, programming, and implementation of complex applications tasks and projects. Devise feasible, logical procedures to resolve business problems through the use of computer resources. Formulate scope and objectives through research to develop or modify complex systems. Review detailed specifications and recommend modifications. Design, code, test and debug complex application programs.
 
20% Produce deliverables related to the assigned project. Perform analysis, design, programming, and implementation of systems and procedures to solve complex business or scientific problems. Evaluate interrelationships in immediate programming area to determine how changes in one program will affect another related area. Apply conversions and enhancements to business systems. May lead or provide expertise on assigned projects.
 
20% Work closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Ensure solutions are aligned with business and IT strategies and comply with the organization’s architectural standards. Assist in post-implementation support and system enhancements.
 
20% Test modified programs, create necessary test files and data, verify logic, debug, and write relevant documentation.
 
15% Design and develop IT systems. Devise new sources of data and develop new approaches and techniques. Involved in the full systems life cycle and is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting complex application software that is delivered on time and within budget.
 
15% Provide guidance to lower-level programmers/analysts. Act as an internal consultant by providing technical guidance on complex projects. Determine and resolve problems with other systems analysts, programmers, and systems users.
 
10% Test designed programs, verify logic, perform any necessary "debugging," and write the documentation.
Skills: Minimum Required Skills and Abilities: Comprehensive understanding of applications/development, quality assurance and integration methodologies, concepts and facilities in a mainframe, midrange, and/or PC/LAN environment. Demonstrates a high level of technical proficiency in the areas of programming languages, platform capabilities, and methods of systems analysis and program design. Excellent analysis, decision-making, and problem solving skills. Demonstrates logical abstract thinking and assimilating/adhering to project goals and deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Able to work well under pressure and as part of a team. Strong knowledge of interpersonal skills/team building. Familiar with project management concepts. Ability to assess requirements, alternatives, and risks/benefits for low- to high-impact projects. Pays attention to detail. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, vendors etc. In-depth understanding of organizational functions, behavior, and inter-relationships.
 
Minimum Required Software and Other Tools: Comprehensive knowledge of relevant operating systems, programming languages, and development tools and their usage in the company.
 
Work Environment: Customer-focused, project-oriented programming environment. Fast paced, multi-platformed environment which may require action and response 24X7 to support the technical business needs of the customer.
Keywords:
Education: Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree-in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree.
 
Degree Equivalency: 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years of job related experience plus an associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree
 
Minimum Required Work Experience: 6 years-of application development, systems testing or other job related experience. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $50.00/hr.