Mainframe Analyst/Engineer

at Dimensional Thinking, LLC
Location Alpharetta, GA
Date Posted November 3, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Resource must be located in Coral Springs, FL., Omaha, NE. or Atlanta, GA. or they must be willing to relocate to one of these cities.

As a Senior Application Analyst, you can look forward to
• Developing program logic for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications.
• Performance tuning and testing of mainframe code, troubleshooting performance problems, preparing code for deployment and finishing all vital Waterfall SDLC documentation.
• Writing code, programs, tests, and analyzes new application software.
• Working on online and batch applications that support credit card processing.
• Writing and modifies COBOL programs to process data to fund and bill merchants.
• Unit testing program changes using DB2, JCL, PROCs and test VSAM and flat files.
• Providing recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code.
• Developing customized solutions within the platform to support critical business functions and meet project objectives, client requirements, and company goals.
• Interacting with Product Managers, Project Managers, GIO (Global Infrastructure Operations) resources and Client/Partner IT resources to collaborate on projects.
• Consulting with users, to determine software or system functional specifications.
• Attending meeting and conference calls to review the business requirements document.
• Designing and developing computer systems or programs, based on user defined requirements.
• Creating high level and detailed design documents that support credit card processing projects.
• Presenting design documents via TEAMS meeting to the business for sign off.
• Developing mainframe applications for the North Repository system.
• Providing leadership, supervision and coaching for a specific project.
• Delivering project documents, HLD, DDD, timelines, I-plans to the project manager.
• Adhering to established standards and consults with senior managers on technology solutions.
• Responsible for assigning resources and delegating tasks to meet project deliverables.
• Will be part of the on-call rotation to handle issues that could occur with the application such as job abends.
Basic Qualifications for Consideration:
• Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
• 8 years of experience in COBOL, JCL, CA7, and VSAM.
• 8 years of mainframe experience in IBM JCL and utilities, COBOL, REXX, EasyTrieve.
• Experience with VSAM and DB2 databases/structures.
• Experience with Endevor, CA7, File Master, Dispatch, View, UniTech and Remedy utilities.
• Experience with MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express and Diner's International merchant acquiring; settlement balancing and error processing.
• Experience with the Waterfall Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)