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Mainframe Developer - Cobol, CICS, Brokerage
Ref No.: 14-00401
Location: florham park, New Jersey
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 03/14/2014 to 03/14/2015


Job Title: Mainframe Programmer III
client is seeking a subject matter expert, technical designer and implementer for its reference data COBOL applications. This role is primarily a hands-on technical role involving technical design and implementation activities for our professional and retail investor capabilities.
The role has the following job requirements:

  • Knowledge and experience of what analysis is: candidates without analysis experience or who can t demonstrate why analysis is a critical step of solving business problems will not be considered.
  • Experience in software design and implementation in COBOL CICS online applications and batch processing
  • Experience collaborating with offsite teams, the role will be hands on with minimal management activities but will involve knowledge transfer and transition of built artifacts to our India-based extended teams.
  • COBOL experience including:
  • CICS
  • DB2
  • TSO
  • IBM MQ (optional)
  • VSAM (optional)
  • ENDEVOR (optional)
  • Communication skills: candidates must demonstrate they can communicate their ideas visually through diagrams, via written communication and verbally.
  • Demonstrated experience solving difficult problems candidates must be able to demonstrate they have designed and implemented a Client solution to a difficult problem.

Candidates will ideally have:

  • Financial / Brokerage experience
  • Experience within the distributed environment
  • Business expertise (previous Client license, experience with account services and brokerage reference data, entitlement systems and/or books and records data)