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Senior Mainframe Developer
Ref No.: 18-02122
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Full Time
Pay Rate : $ 135,000.00 - 145,000.00 /Year
Senior Mainframe Developer
Financial Services - Downtown, NYC 
$135K-$145K base salary

This primary responsibility of this role is to provide technical design and development for strategic project initiatives for global cash applications.

 
Key responsibilities include:
  • Active contribution to Application Software development including requirements analysis, design, coding, testing, re-use, and scalability of products; demonstrates creative, critical thinking and strategic vision.
  • Design and develop software solutions by combining technical expertise with an understanding of strategic business drivers, application and project needs, studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes.
  • Work on mission critical systems that employ complex batch and on-line processing.
  • Document and demonstrate complex technical solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.
  • Write new programs or enhancements of high complexity, mentor less experienced team members, participate in peer code reviews, insure that delivered code is scalable, reusable and meets guidelines for the best practices and procedures.
  • Ensure that expected application performance levels are achieved. Contribute to defining time tables and project plans. Analyzes and estimates feasibility, cost, time, and compatibility with hardware and other programs.
  • Seek and deliver new ways to develop and improve processes and technology. 
  • Strong experiences in implementation of Mainframe and associated technology such as Cobol, DB2, CICS, JCL is a must. IBM WebSphere MQ, VSAM is a plus.
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required.
  • Eight to 10 (8-10) years of experience in software development required.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), ability to work in a team environment.
  • Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.
  • Experience in leading and collaborating with global developers.
  • Strong understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).
  • Strong design and analytical skills, excellent problem solver and self-starter.
  • Up to date knowledge of design and development tools.
  • Able to articulate solutions of various levels of complexity through technical discussions.
  • Can work collaboratively to perform troubleshooting, root-cause analysis, and solution development. 
Required Skills
  • COBOL
  • IBM DB2
  • CICS
  • JCL 
Preferred Skills:
  • IBM Websphere MQ
  • VSAM Files
  • Stored Procedures with DB2
  • QMF/Spufi/FileAid/Insync
  • Freezeframe, Dumpmaster, CA ESP Scheduler
  • Java