Cobol, CICS, DB2 Programmer – Contract – A3235A

at Technovision Inc
Location Trenton, NJ
Date Posted January 7, 2022
Category Default
Job Type Full-time
Contractor

Description

Our direct client is looking for a Senior Cobol, CICS, DB2 Programmer for a Contract in Trenton, NJ.

NOTE: Remote Position however, would prefer local candidate willing to work in office 1X / week

Role Description:  

- Contractor will be responsible for analysis, design, coding, component & assembly testing of all application code owned by the Application Team.  

- Contractor will be involved in maintenance (including production support), enhancement & development work. 

- Remote Position however, would prefer local candidate willing to work in office 1X / week

- Looking for ENERGETIC, Strong coder who is a Team Player and who likes to contribute ideas. 

- Candidate must be good experience with Stored Procedures and DB2.

SUMMARY:

- Contractor will be required to collaborate and provide technical expertise to the ITO and ATCSU unit to develop a technical solution to implement business/system requirements. All contractor personnel will be under the direct supervision of a Project Manager for the AOC’s Information Technology Office (ITO) or other designated ITO representative.

- The Mainframe consultant will develop and/or receive program specification requirements.  

- These specifications will describe the coding to be done. 

- Contractor will be required to deliver new or modified programs, successfully unit test their work, develop supportive documentation, and participate with the users in the system testing of their programs. 

- Experience with database conversions is desired and helpful.

Qualifications and Skills:

- Hands-on experience in coding, testing and debugging programs written in COBOL/CICS/DB2.

- Experience with IBM OS/JCL (MVS) and IBM/DB2.

- Experience in extracting and documenting business rules extract from COBOL/DB2 programs

- Experience with Stored Procedures

- Experience with CICS

- Experience in conversions for IDMS/DC to CICS, IDMS to DB2.

- Experience in Usability Testing (participate with the users in the system testing of programs) 

The ideal candidate can:

- The consultant must have the ability to clearly and effectively communicate both written and oral with technical and non-technical personnel.

Responsibilities:

- Attain a complete understanding of the Criminal/Probation system and additional Judiciary applications in order to develop from the business/system requirements.

- Develop and/or receive program specification requirements.  

- Contractor will be required to deliver new or modified programs.

- Successfully unit test their work and system testing of programs with users.

- Develop supportive documentation. 

- 4-year college degree or equivalent technical study

SKILL MATRIX:

- COBOL Coding, testing & Debugging - Required

- IBM OS/JCL (MVS) - Required 

- CICS including Coding, testing & debugging - Required 

- IBM/DB2 including Coding, testing & debugging - Required 

- Experience developing supportive documentation - Required 

- Experience in Usability Testing (participate with the users in the system testing of their programs) - Required 

- Experience collaborating with internal and external groups verbally and with written communication - Required 

- Stored Procedures - Required 

- Overall technical and IT experience 5 plus years - Required 

- 4-year college degree or equivalent technical study - Required

- IDMS to DB2 Conversion - Plus to have

- IDMS/DC to CICS Conversion - Plus to have

- Stored Procedures - Required

- Experience in a Leadership role - Required

Question 1: One-hour unpaid lunch. Do you accept this requirement?

Question 2: Finger printing, full state and federal background check to be completed by the State of NJ. Do you accept this requirement?

Question 3: This is a Remote Position however, would prefer local candidate willing to work in office 1X / week. Are you fine with this?

Location: Remote Position however, would prefer local candidate willing to work in 1X / week at office in Trenton, NJ

Type: Contract

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