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Employee Type - ContractorExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Information Technology


Mainframe Developer

On behalf of our client in the Government Services Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Mainframe Developer.

Mainframe Developer – Mandatory Skills

  • Experience as a COBOL developer in an MVS environment writing programs that access DB2 and IMS databases
  • Experience in structured methodologies for the development, design, implementation and maintenance of applications.
  • Experience with one or more platforms, including the operating system, database technology, communication protocols, middleware and gateways
  • Experience developing or maintaining large scale IT systems, including high-volume batch programs
  • Development and design of new programs or enhancements to existing ones (environment: IBM Mainframe – COBOL and DB2, occasional IMS)
  • Ability to understand and analyze business requirements, and to design structured programs that efficiently satisfy these requirements
  • Ability to write programs that are modular, well-structured, and easy to maintain
  • Demonstrated success writing system design and implementation documents
  • Experience with, and understanding of, relational databases
  • Preparation of test plans, test data, and unit-testing of programs
  • Preparation of implementation plans and promotion of modules
  • Participate in business requirements walkthroughs
  • Conduct/participate in design walkthroughs
  • Conduct/participate in testing walkthroughs
  • Ability to analyze and update legacy COBOL code
  • Analysis of business requirement documents and liaison with clients
  • Development and design of new programs or enhancements to existing ones (environment: IBM Mainframe – COBOL and DB2, occasional IMS)
  • Respond to client queries and troubleshooting of production incidents
  • Proven and demonstrable troubleshooting and analytical experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Strong consulting skills to engage with all stakeholders.
  • A demonstrated team player with a track record for meeting deadlines.

Mainframe Developer - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 17 months to start

Mainframe Developer - Assignment Location

Kingston, ONT

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