Job Details

Position: Mainframe Developer (Ref: 6786)
Location: Des Moines,IA,50319,USA
Duration: 6 Months 27 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Pay Rate:Login

Description:

We are seeking a Mainframe Developer/Programmer/Analyst to analyze current Mainframe systems (COBOL/CICS, JCL, VSAM, ADSO/IDMS) and document system logic. The individual will Work with the business team to understand the business need and how the current code correlates to the same, document the system, and ‘to-be’ status of what is needed for the system to be rewritten in a client server distributed environment.

There are two environments: Legacy Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM systems and client server/Web .NET systems. Most systems are centralized; however, distributed systems get used in some of the field offices, and owned and operated facilities, many of which are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.

Roles:
• The role is more of a senior technical analyst.
• Trace and document data system logic and flows by reading & analyzing JCL, COBOL programs, CICS definitions, ADSO/IDMS programs, and 3rd party utility control cards, SPSS-Mainframe, IDCAMS, SYNCSORT, and other standard mainframe data manipulation processes.
• Extract and document Business Rules embedded in Mainframe programs, third party utilities, and other data manipulation products, which includes both business and functional aspects of the business rules.
• Analyze, understand, and document current Mainframe logic and flows and work with the users and business teams to correlate the same with how the systems support the existing business, Federal, and State requirements.
• Create detailed documentation of system analysis that would become the basis for a system rewrite into client server .Net environment.
• Must complete the assigned task; communicate accurate and useful status updates; follow quality standards; Ability to work in a team environment; strong communication skills; both written and spoken.
• Attention to detail is a must since the documentation generated would be the basis of system rewrites.
• This person is expected to work and coordinate with multiple teams so clear and concise written and verbal communication skills are required.
• Previous Medicaid/Medicare Buy-in/Integrated eligibility experience would be a plus.

Required / Desired Skills

  • Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL (Required 10 Years)
  • Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL (Required 10 Years)
  • Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions (Required 10 Years)
  • Demonstrate ability documenting and proposing architecture for Mainframe Systems (Highly Desired 5 Years)
  • Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in third party utilities, and other data manipulation products; in both business and functional (Required 10 Years)
  • Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly). (Required 10 Years)
  • Defining and documenting existing Business Processes (Required 10 Years)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc. (Required 10 Years)
  • Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, VSAM, Panvalet, MVS JCL and PROCs. (Required 10 Years)
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities. (Required 10 Years)
  • Build solutions that cross multiple compute platforms (Mainframe CICS/Batch jobs and MS Windows servers) using batch processing techniques. (Required 10 Years)
  • Implement data models as needed using VSAM datasets. (Required 10 Years)
  • Build solutions within the specified project timeline (Required 10 Years)
  • Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging. (Required 10 Years)
  • Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills. (Required 10 Years)
  • Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision. (Required 10 Years)
  • IDMS development skills a plus (Highly Desired 10 Years)
  • Previous experience with scheduling software (Highly Desired 10 Years)
  • Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology (Highly Desired 10 Years)

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