Lead Mainframe Developer

at Experis
Location Albany, NY
Date Posted March 3, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time
Contractor

Description

Mandatory Qualifications:

  • More than seven (7) years of experience working on complex projects with 2 or more years in a leadership role as a Developer.
  • More than Seven (7) years of experience working directly with COBOL 74 and/or 85 programming on mainframes.​
  • Five or more years of experience with system analysis and design, programming and unit and integrated testing on mainframes.​

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Seven or more years of experience with Cobol routines, procedures, TIP screens, ECL, batch jobs.
  • Five or more years of experience monitoring production work and performing error diagnostic/debugging activities in a mainframe environment .
  • Experience creating and maintaining documentation related to designing, programming, performing code walk-throughs and testing in a mainframe environment.
  • Experience in reviewing, translating and extracting business rules and process logic from COBOL code in a mainframe environment.
  • Five or more years of experience with RDMS and DMS database structures, data dictionaries and source code.
  • Five or more years of experience of working in information technology domain with State Government.
  • One or more years of experience conducting Business rules extraction and Quality Assurance using Evolveware Intellysis.

Daily activities as a Cobol Programmer will include, but are not limited to:

  • Review production systems to understand major technical components and relate them to business areas;.
  • Use Cobol to analyze routines, procedures, TIP screens, ECL, batch jobs and FTPs which make up discrete parts of the systems.
  • Analyze DMS and RDMS database structures, data dictionaries and source code for discrepancies or inaccuracies.
  • Document system specifications and solutions to facilitate knowledge transfer.
  • Monitor and perform diagnostic/debugging activities on the mainframe.
  • Coordinate project activities among other team members, users, and/or requestors.
  • Act in advocacy role as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in all relevant phases of the IES Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC).
  • Work closely with Architects and others on the applications development team to refine solution design.
  • Report status of current tasks and outstanding issues to supervisor and project leads.