Sr. Programmer Analyst

Freemont, MI 49413

Posted: 05/09/2024 Category: Information Technology Job Number: 115642

Job Description

Position: Mainframe System Programmer
Duration: 6 Months Contract to Hire
Looking for someone in Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin – Remote with occasional on-site Meetings
Note This is NOT a C2C Position
  Position Responsibilities:
  • Program, job, procedure development of application, system, or components from design specification to complex business requirements and application development challenges.  Acts as a member to a team of full-time architects and developers.  Provides necessary input to technical documentation for and-off to all software engineers, developers and peer reviews all code and deliverables (60%).
  • Demonstrate Program and Project management understanding adhering to timelines, established milestones, and provides testing and validation ensure an end-state vision is realized. Ability to work across with peer developers and stakeholder representatives as part of a project delivery team.  (20%) 
  • Provides all mainframe policy administration application support, coordinating with Management, Architect, Infrastructure, and IT teams to perform swift issue resolution and preventive measures to avoid back-office disruption (20%). 
Selection Criteria:
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, ability to grasp new concepts and apply them.
  • Ability to work under multiple deadlines and minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and analyze customer requirements and provide appropriate solutions.
  • Strong communication and documentation skills.
  • Demonstrated calm and professional demeanor when handling demanding situations.
  • Proven experience in completing assigned tasks accurately and on a timely basis. Cite examples of project management experience in planning, executing, and maintaining a project from start to finish.
Computer Skills and Knowledge of Hardware & Software Required:
  • 10+ years of hands-on experience in developing and supporting mainframe and open systems business applications for large US corporations
  • 10+ years of expert programming skills in COBOL, CICS, DB2, VSAM, JCL, & IBM utilities
  • Experience with DB2 Stored procedures and utilities
  • Experience in Software Development Life Cycle using Waterfall and Scrum
  • Experience in Individual insurance applications, preferred
  • Experience in Mainframe CICS Web Services and comm area development
  • Proficient in performance tuning mainframe applications
Position Demands:
  • Long hours spent in front of a PC collaborating, working on projects and support.
  • Monthly weekday evening deployment support participation is required.
  • Must be available 24 x 7 for Level II application production support emergencies.
  • Remote working effectiveness for reliable and meaningful virtual collaboration throughout the entire day. 
  • Remote working demands constant personal status and calendar management using a variety of collaboration technologies (Microsoft Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint, WebEx, Outlook, Softphone, etc.).  
If you think this position is a good fit, please reach out to me - feel free to call, text, e-mail, or apply to this posting!
Brett Middleton

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