Mainframe Developer

Eagle is assisting our client who is seeking a Mainframe Developer who has worked in development, working across multiple teams with good testing experience, Solid organizational and time management skills along with the ability to multi-task effectively and meet deadlines, Team-oriented: works well with other team members (or individually) and keeps clients and teammates, including Management, updated in a timely manner. 

 This is for a six (6) month contract position to begin immediately.

Daily Job Duties/Activities:

  • Responsible for detailed technical design, development, and maintenance of applications on mainframe platforms Design and code program;
  • Create test transactions and run tests;
  • Conduct an analysis of needs and goals for the development and implementation of applications systems. Review, analyze and modify programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installation;
  • Extract data from data sources, modify copybooks for data obfuscation and apply masking logic;
  • Run masking programs on the mainframe, to include modifying JCL and validating output in log files;
  • Use FTP to move files between mainframe and file servers;
  • Review and contribute to project documentation such as Test Plans and Test Strategies;
  • Represent the team at project status meetings;
  • Provide management updates and reporting as required;
  • Manage and contribute to internal projects and departmental activities;
  • Create and maintain team documentation;
  • Maintains online and batch applications.
  • Responsible for leading technical aspects of the project from inception through to deployment;
  • Participate in analysis and system design specification sessions;
  • Documentation of design options and solutions according to the 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 subprojects within the release;
  • Responsible for coding, testing, packaging, deployment, and support of builds as the 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 the development of test strategy, test plans, test cases and testing efforts (unit testing and integration testing of code);
  • Provide technical support to the business and testing team during testing phases. Track defects, defect triage and resolution;
  • Data set up and environment shakedown;
  • Coaching / mentoring of junior developers;
  • Knowledge transfer within the group; and,
  • Ensure required documentation is housed in the project repository and that knowledge transfer has occurred to full-time staff upon completion of the contract term.

Your experience includes:

  • Must have strong skills and working experience in mainframe including IMS, DB2, MVS, COBOL, JCL Utilities, MQ etc.;
  • Good understanding of a variety of Bank Applications;
  • Five plus (5+) years of mainframe development experience;
  • Solid organizational and time management skills along with the ability to multi-task effectively and meet deadlines;
  • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written are necessary to effectively interact with co-workers and clients across multiple campuses;
  • Team-oriented: works well with other team members (or individually) and keeps clients and teammates, including Management, updated in a timely manner;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment with minimal supervision;
  • Willingness to adopt, integrate and expand the use of TDBFG accepted processes and best practices;
  • Solid understanding of how data connects between different database applications;
  • Experience with reviewing and contributing to project documentation such as Test Plans and Test Strategies;
  • Solid communication skills, both verbal and written are necessary to effectively interact with co-workers and clients across multiple campuses;
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced team environment with minimal supervision;
  • CATDM Tool experience; and,
  • Jira and confluence would be nice to have.

Don’t miss out on this excellent 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# 58066

  • Posted On: November 05, 2018
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 58066
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON