Mainframe Developer with Java @ Chicago, IL/Danbury

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12+ years of mainframe programming using COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2 for z/OS, Assembler, PL/I, Java, Rexx, flat/sequential files, GDGs, and VSAM.
  • 10+ years of SQL development including stored procedures, triggers, functions.
  • 5+ years’ experience JAVA / Oracle will be a huge plus
  • 2+ years of experience working in Agile
  • 1+ years of experience working with CI/CD pipelines such as Jenkins and GitHub.
  • Experience designing architectures for highly available, highly scalable, and highly secure enterprise systems.
  • Experience migrating workloads from mainframe and non-x86 legacy systems to distributed x86 infrastructures on-premises or in the Cloud.
  • Experience integrating mainframe and non-x86 legacy systems with distributed Linux-based or Windows-based x86 servers
  • Experience in legacy modernization techniques related tools and approaches
  • Experience with REST / SOAP services and clients.
  • Experience with database platforms / SQL.
  • IBM WebSphere and MQ experience.

Job Duties:

  • Performing all activities relevant to the project lifecycle SDLC in support of projects for the North America Retail Bank.
  • On time delivery of high quality design/code with low rate of test and production defect
  • Expertise in Legacy modernization
  • Collaborate development related activities in a factory model where the deliverables are built round-the-clock between onshore and offshore teams located across multiple locations
  • Core focus on mainframe applications with a passion towards continuous improvement and modernization
    • Work both independently as well as ability to lead a team of onshore/offshore developers, document technical requirements, code specifications, review signoff test plans/results, and any other deliverables required by the project.