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NCDES - Mainframe Appl. Architect
Ref No.: 16-06753
Location: Raleigh,, North Carolina
 NC's Div. of Employment Security (DES) seeks to procure one (1) contractor to fill a Mainframe Programmer Architect role, to back-fill for existing state employees supporting the legacy mainframe systems, who were fulfilling these duties.

The primary responsibility of this position is  to design and implement application solutions for the Benefit Payments System. This position is to backfill for existing state employees supporting the legacy mainframe systems, who were fulfilling these duties but have been assigned to the SCUBI project.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Knowledge of the North Carolina Benefit Payment Applications or other State Agency Benefit Payment Applications.

Required Skills:
•    Technical knowledge and experience with mainframe technical architect, design and soluioning in the following areas: COBOL 10years, CICS 10 yrs, VSAM 10yrs, and JCL 10yrs.
•    Knowledge and experience in modifying mainframe applications beginning with a user request through coding, testing and implementation 10 yrs.
•    Successful completion of technology projects within area of responsibility, analyzing feasibility, compatability and cost of solutions
•    Excellent interpersonal communication skills.

Desired skills:
•    Strong organizational skills.
•    Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
•    Ability to engage business experts in designing and testing modifications to the Benefit Payment Application
Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
 
Technical knowledge and experience with COBOL
Required
10
Years
Technical knowledge and experience with CICS
Required
10
Years
Technical knowledge and experience withVSAM
Required
10
Years
Technical knowledge and experience with JCL
Required
10
Years
Knowledge and experience in modifying mainframe applications beginning with a user request, through coding, testing and implementation
Required
10
Years
Experience analyzing feasibility, compatibility and cost of solutions
Required
10
Years
Experience engaging business experts in designing and testing modifications to the Benefit Payment Application
Desired
5
Years