Cobol Developer - Business Systems Specialist

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Eagle is currently seeking a Business Systems Specialist for a permanent job opportunity, scheduled to begin immediately.

Key Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Analyzing, developing, testing, implementing, and documenting business/system solutions that will contribute to the organization's ability to achieve its goals;
  • Diagnosing, isolating, and debugging software problems and perform problem resolutions;
  • Reviewing, analyzing, and modifying programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging, and installing for a large-scale system;
  • Supporting implementation of application programs and fixing bugs when they occur;
  • Adopting to changing technology (i.e. support legacy technology while transitioning into modern technology);
  • Ensuring that systems are developed which meet their business needs and specifications;
  • Ensuring the operating efficiency of existing application systems;
  • Ensuring adherence to best practices for enhancements and support; ensure adoption and adherence to defined support processes (i.e. incident management, request management, etc.);
  • Delivery of business or system solutions within an SDLC methodology;
  • Supporting business or system solutions in compliance with determined SLAs;
  • Analyzing, constructing, testing, implementing and documenting application software solutions;
  • Monitoring application software health, ensuring optimal operation and performance throughout the organization’s software asset life cycle;
  • Applying a variety of techniques to elicit and gather business and user requirements from stakeholders;
  • Understanding business issues and opportunities;
  • Analyzing and defining both the “As Is” and “To Be” business processes and perform a gap analysis;
  • Identifying, assessing, and managing solution gaps;
  • Contributing to estimates for the business analysis effort based on scope and complexity;
  • Identifying and communicating issues or risks affecting the scope or plan whenever they arise;
  • Developing and translating Business Process Models to Business Systems Requirements; and,
  • Engaging the right stakeholders to gather the estimates and create a schedule based on the estimates.

Skills and Qualifications

The qualified candidate must have:

  • A University Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Science, or equivalent practical experience;
  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle;
  • Knowledge of Testing Strategies;
  • Knowledge of programming best practices;
  • Five plus (5+) years of practical experience in with using a wide variety of programming languages: Cobol- IMS, Cobol-DB2, Unikix , JCL, CICS, experience with RDBMS(Oracle and SQL Server), UI Programming, Multi-threading, Web Services, COM/Win 32 API, OO Concepts, Unit Testing;
  • Experience with Linux scripting, Pro-C, Perl Scripting, , C#, UML, Automated builds/integration, Security (encryption), UI5 , Packaging, ABAP development, .Net programming are nice to have:
  • Five plus (5+) years of experience with diagnosing, isolating, and debugging software problems;
  • Proven expertise in analysis and problem solving;
  • Experience with providing on-call support to customers (this role requires participation in a 24 X 7 on-call support rotation);
  • Experience with supporting complex, integrated systems;
  • The ability to learn new systems quickly and somewhat independently;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • The ability to be a team player skilled at working in a highly collaborative manner;
  • Proven strong communication skills, both written and oral with technical and non-technical staff and with management; and,
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continual change is routine.

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

We would like to 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.

  • Posted On: October 12, 2018
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Job ID: 57755
  • Location: Calgary AB