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Technical Support Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00337
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 05/02/2018 to 11/02/2018
Contract to Hire Opportunity
6 Months +

What is the opportunity?

As a Software Engineer with this company you will, be focused on Mainframe programming you partner across IT and with assigned business lines to assess, research, and analyze business, technical and system
needs in order to resolve business systems issues.

What will you do?
  • Develop Assess, research and analyze business and system needs, exploring alternative options to recommend technology solutions and designs that meet sponsor needs and PLC deliverables.
  • Lead detailed design phases for small to large projects/programs identifying, tracking and resolving technical issues.
  • Prepare high level and detailed technical specifications for small to medium projects in accordance with PLC, security and architecture documentation objectives.
  • Contribute to successful project completion by identifying risks and developing/recommending mitigation strategies and organize and participate in walkthrough reviews of all technical specifications, programs and unit test plans.
  • Develop, code, document and execute unit test, system, integration and acceptance test using different languages and testing tools for functions of high complexity.
  • Develop detailed plans and accurate estimates for completion of build, system testing and implementation phases of a project.
  • Provides input and co-ordinates with DBA in creating new and modifying existing database structures using different types of databases and recommending appropriate DB based on required functionality.
  • Provide on-call support of applications, database, etc., perform database/disaster recovery activities, and ensure adequate technical documentation and training.
What do you need to succeed?
  • High School diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience as a mainframe developer using COBOL and JCL, as well as experience conducting code reviews of other development professionals.
  • Experience utilizing mainframe tools (e.g. File-AID/DB2, XPEDITER/TSO/CICS, ZEKE – Job Scheduler, Abendaid, RACF, MAPRBMS) and mainframe-related database experience, with a strong preference for DB2 knowledge.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both business and technical users.
  • Ability to travel on an ad hoc basis.

Nice-to-have
  • IT experience in the securities industry and/or Tax related systems with server-side database experience (e.g. MS SQL).
  • Middleware technologies (e.g. MQSeries/Websphere, WXF, XML, .NET).
  • Different programming languages (e.g. Java, C, HTML, VB, Visual C++), code versioning tool (e.g. Endeavor, TFS), and Unix Scripting.
  • Multiple platforms (e.g. MVS, Internet, Client/Server and ability to select the appropriate one to meet the business needs).

What's in it for you?
We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep
growing and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.
  • Client First: We will always earn the right to be our clients' first choice
  • Collaboration: We win as One.
  • Accountability: We take ownership for personal and collective high performance
  • Diversity & Inclusion: We embrace diversity for innovation and growth
  • Integrity: We hold ourselves to the highest standards to build trust