COBOL Programmer Analyst

at Advantage Resourcing
Location New Haven, CT
Date Posted August 28, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Company: Advantage Resourcing

Contract: Long-term, potential temp to hire

Location: New Haven CT

Experience/Abilities required for position:

•                     Computer application software system design experience.

•                     Knowledge of relevant business areas.

•                     Experience in multi-system environment including both custom developed application and                     

                       packaged solutions.

•                     Ability to work as part of a project team, independently and guide other technical staff.

•                     Detail oriented with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

•                     Strong oral and written communication skills.

•                     Strong interpersonal skills.

•                     Ability to prioritize and successfully manage multiple initiatives.

•                     Sound judgment in decision making.


 Systems/Technical Knowledge:

•                     Advanced skill level in multiple technical environments and with relevant tools and

                       languages (i.e. COBOL, Assembler, JCL, Java, Javascript, .Net, etc.

•                     Technical understanding of the digital platform, cloud applications, web services, server-              

                        side components and APIs

•                     Data analysis skills including ability to perform advanced SQL queries

•                     Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook.

                       Advanced skill in Excel including formulas, pivot tables, vlookup, and macros.

•                     Experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau a plus

•                     Understanding of  REST & SOAP Web Service  and how to uses  SoapUI, REST API clients

Education: BA or BS in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field.

Experience: 5+  years related work experience in systems analysis or programming or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Licensing/Certification: ITIL Foundation certificate preferred.

Position Rosponsibilties:

Programmer Analyst design and develop system solutions to business needs, using senior-level tools and techniques. They Analyze, code, design, test, document and support the computer application software systems that are developed and maintained within our client as well as provide interfaces between external parties. The Programmer Analyst mentors more junior staff and must foster a collaborative environment. 

  • Analyze new assignments and design/develops programming requirements and software

    specifications and serve as technical lead as assigned.

  • Prepare business cases which define potential benefits, options for achieving these benefits through development of new or changed processes, and associated business risks.
  • Prepare effort estimation including researching and estimating costs of software development, unit

    testing. May provide estimates for upgrades of vendor packages upgrades and integration with

    existing systems.

  • Lead design of solutions with business analysts, business systems analysts, programmers, solution

    architects, and other team members.

  • Analyze and verify requirements for completeness, consistency, comprehensibility, feasibility, and

    conformity to standards.

  • Develop and utilize standard templates to accurately and concisely convey technical design
  • Program and test all or selected components of complex applications. Integration with packaged

    solutions as needed.

  • Analyze and resolve test result problems and debugs production issues.
  • Assist with coordinating technical teams for work on project initiatives.
  • Guide, train and mentor Programmer Analysts and other technical staff. May conduct peer reviews

    as needed for projects and initiatives.

  • Gather, synthesize and update documentation regarding technology processes or systems.
  • Produces deliverables related to the project(s) and/or production support as assigned.
  • Provide post-implementation support.

About Advantage Resourcing

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