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Application Developer III - Cobol/DB2
Ref No.: 15-05435
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Genpact Jawood is seeking an Application Developer III

Engagement Description

Acts as a technical project team member, providing expertise on the design needs of the technical area.
Creates conceptual and detailed design documents
Identifies components required for technical development within the impacted systems (i.e. JCL, schedule, capacity, job stream, space requirements, operational dependencies, etc.)
Responsible and accountable for developing designs aligned with target architectures and frameworks.
Consults with the functional business areas to refine business requirements and functional design; assists in relating requirements and design to a technical solution
Develop scenarios, test cases and sequences of testing events specifically addressing the business requirements.
Determine programs, jobs and systems to execute for defined system updates.
Creates technical development plans, scenarios, test cases, and test data
Responsible and accountable for driving the development plans through the QR process.
Responsible and accountable for the execution of the approved development plans.
Required to document all test results within the agreed upon time-frames outlined by the project work plan.
Provide pro-active consultation on the development plans and schedules to optimize the overall development effort.
Role may require occasional support on weekends and after core business hours.

Required Skills Experience

Highly proficient system analysis and excellent problem solving skills
Demonstrated strong knowledge of COBOL, DB2, and other mainframe tools including ISPF Dialog Manager, CLIST, and REXX
Experience performing and executing development and maintenance within a formal SDLC methodology
Able to work independently with minimal direction
Ability to create/update system and application design documentation that meet the project's requirements and to form the framework for producing system components
Ability to write clear and concise documentation that can be understood by others who may not have direct knowledge of the subject
Familiarity with project lifecycle SDLC, defect tracking and change management procedures
Ability to analyze and ensure that any code generated for the project matches the design
Excellent analytical and organizational skills, including ability to manage multiple concurrent assignments
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Great interpersonal skills and team spirit attitude

Preferred Skills/Experience

Able to provide rationale for design decisions
Able to ensure that significant design decisions are communicated, validated, and adhered to
Solid working knowledge of requirements management principles and techniques (e.g. use cases)
Practical experience with ETL tools, specifically Informatica
Detailed knowledge of designing and architecture of the healthcare Membership environment
Detailed knowledge of designing and architecture of the NASCO environment
5+ years supporting a major application in a healthcare environment
Experience in code reviews to ensure good development standards are adhered to
Proven capability of managing competing priorities
Good facilitator with above average communication skills
Demonstrated experience using industry standard tools for mainframe environments
Proven experience in translating system architecture to specific design decisions
Demonstrated ability to perform triage functions for identification of defects
Ability to understand requirements and impacts of requirements on existing technical system components.
Ability to extend knowledge of technology to new or changed system areas
Knowledge of approaches, tools, and techniques for recognizing, anticipating, and resolving system and operational problems identified during the testing process (such as use of Strobe).
Experience with iterative methodology, such as Agile.


Bachelors degree in Management Information Systems, or related discipline, preferred