Mainframe Developer

at Mastech Digital
Location Alpharetta, GA
Date Posted May 8, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Mainframe Developer in the Telecom domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position. Our client is looking for someone to start immediately.
Job Description:

  •        Mainframe Data SME/ Developer would need to have at least 15+ years of IT experience.
  •        This Candidate is responsible for defining and maintaining the structure of the solution and ensuring that it will meet the requirements.
  •        A mainframe architect must also help the team to work together in an agile fashion, to jointly own the solution, and to interface well with other parts of the organization.
  •        The mainframe architect position is also responsible for the creation of high-level designs, detail level designs, maintaining product roadmaps, product technical debt, and mentorship.


  •        Creation of High and Detail level designs for COBOL, JCL, and DB2
  •        A background consisting of 80% MF programming, 20 % business analysis and documentation; extremely strong writing and speaking skills are an effective match. Knowledgeable in TSO and ISPF required
  •        Hands in knowledge on COBOL II, CICS, DB2, SQL, QMF, SPUFI, Syncsort, BMC Utilities, DB2 Utilities, Easytrieve, TSO/ISPF, Fileaid, JCL, MVS/XA, VSAM, IDCAMS, ABENDAID, IMS/DB, MQ Series, Strobe, Expeditor, VM, CMS, Endevor, Assembler, Librarian, Panvalet, Microsoft Office Suite

  •        Create architectures and designs, conduct peer reviews, and develop target state architectures.
  •        Applies knowledge of programming techniques to mentor developers and review code when required.
  •        Create, test, document and troubleshoot new and existing APIs working with architects, application developers, network architects, and infrastructure teams.
  •        Provides specifications, using flowcharts and diagrams, into a sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language that can be processed by computer.
  •        Provide input for process/documentation improvements.
  •        Applies knowledge of database design standards and database management.
  •        Implement PoCs as needed to assist with research and development of the strategic roadmap.
  •        Work with business partners to drive and capture both functional and non-functional system requirements.
  •        Support sales and marketing initiatives by providing technical analysis and answers to client RFP’s.

Required Experience and Skills:

  •        Excellent verbal and written skills are required.
  •        Expert knowledge of complex SQL and optimization techniques.
  •        Expert knowledge in COBOL, JCL, DB2.
  •        Expert knowledge in DB2/IMS.
  •        Expert knowledge in File System: VSAM.
  •        Knowledge of Middleware: MQ.
  •        Knowledge of Job scheduling:CA-7.
  •        Knowledge of Build tools: Easytrieve, CA-7, IBM Debug tool for z/OS, Syncsort, SPUFI.
  •        Knowledge of SCM: Rational Developer of System z (RDz), ChangeMan, Endeavor.
  •        Knowledge of Teradata and Hadoop

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or IT related field, and/or equivalent work experience