AccessQuint LLC

Company Details

Mainframe Analyst

Job ID

: 21302

Location

: Des Moines, IA, USA

Salary

: Not Specified

Job Views

: 145

Posted

: 12-10-2018

Job Description

Location: Des Moines, Iowa

Duration: 6 Months

 

 

***IN-PERSON INTERVIEWS ONLY***

DHS is looking for a Software Developer/Programmer 5 (SDP5) – Mainframe Developer/Programmer/Analyst to analyze current Mainframe systems (COBOL/CICS, JCL, VSAM, ADSO/IDMS) and document system logic.

The individual will Work with the business team to understand the business need and how the current code correlates to the same, document the system and ‘to-be’ status of what would be needed for the system to be rewritten in a client server distributed environment.

DHS primarily has two environments: Legacy Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM systems and client server/Web .NET systems. Most systems are centralized but there are distributed systems as well that are used in field offices and DHS owned and operated facilities. Many systems are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.

Demonstrated through prior experience the ability to:
Perform as senior technical analyst.
Trace and document data system logic and flows by reading & analyzing JCL, COBOL programs, CICS definitions, ADSO/IDMS programs and 3rd party utility control cards, SPSS-Mainframe, IDCAMS, SYNCSORT and other common mainframe data manipulation processes.
Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in Mainframe programs, third party utilities, and other data manipulation products. This includes both business and functional aspects of the business rules.
Understanding, analyzing and documenting current Mainframe logic and flows and work with the users and business teams to correlate the same with how the systems support the current business, Federal and State requirements.
Create detailed documentation of system analysis that would become the basis for a system rewrite into client server .Net environment.
Must complete assigned task; communicate accurate and useful status updates; follow quality standards; Ability to work in a team environment; strong communication skills; both written and spoken.
Attention to details is a must since the documentation generated would be the basis of system rewrites.
Very clear, strong and precise Verbal and written communication skills are needed in order to work and coordinate with multiple teams.
Prior DHS experience would be a plus.
Work independently with little supervision or guidance
 

Required/Desired Skills

 

Skill

Required /Desired

Amount

of Experience

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL

Required

10

Years

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL

Required

10

Years

Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions

Required

10

Years

Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in third party utilities, and other data manipulation products; in both business and functional

Required

10

Years

Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly).

Required

10

Years

Defining and documenting existing Business Processes

Required

10

Years

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc.

Required

10

Years

Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, VSAM, Panvalet, MVS JCL and PROCs.

Required

10

Years

Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities.

Required

10

Years

Build solutions that cross multiple compute platforms (Mainframe CICS/Batch jobs and MS Windows servers) using batch processing techniques.

Required

10

Years

Implement data models as needed using VSAM datasets.

Required

10

Years

Build solutions within the specified project timelines

Required

10

Years

Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging.

Required

10

Years

Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills.

Required

10

Years

Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision.

Required

10

Years

IDMS development skills a plus

Highly desired

10

Years

Previous experience with scheduling software

Highly desired

10

Years

Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology

Highly desired

10

Years

 

Advanced Search