Mainframe Developer

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Eagle is currently seeking two (2) Mainframe Developers for a six (6) month contract position, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for leading technical aspects of project from inception through to deployment;
  • Participate in analysis and system design specification sessions;
  • Documentation of design options and solutions according to System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodology. Ensure that solutions adhere to development best practices and architectural principles;
  • Apply analytical skills to resolve problems and deliver viable solutions. Anticipate obstacles and execute proactive approaches to issues;
  • Active participation in issue resolution;
  • Provide detailed development estimates to Project Manager for development effort as well as weekly status reporting and budget forecasting;
  • Configuration management for the sub projects within the release;
  • Responsible for coding, testing, packaging, deployment and support of builds as code is promoted from development, system, acceptance and production environments. May lead code reviews;
  • Work closely with System Test Environment Management Team (STEMT) to ensure that environments are fully functional and that builds are properly deployed;
  • Participate in development of test strategy, test plans, test cases and testing efforts (unit testing and integration testing of code);
  • Provide technical support to business and testing team during testing phases. Track defects, defect triage and resolution;
  • Data set up and environment shake down;
  • Coaching / mentoring of junior developers;
  • Knowledge transfer within group;
  • Ensure required documentation is housed in the project repository and that knowledge transfer has occurred to full time staff upon completion of contract term.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • Must have strong skills and working experience in mainframe MVS, COBOL, JCL Utilities, CICS and databases such as DB 2 or IMS;
  • Five (5) years of Cobol experience;
  • Five (5) years of JCL Utilities experience;
  • Five (5) years of DB2 experience;
  • Previous experience with Tax Reporting would be and asset; and,
  • Previous Banking knowledge would be an asset.

Don't miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle. 

JOB ID# 56600

  • Posted On: August 03, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 56600
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON