Mainframe Developer
Job Description

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

Job Requirements


Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.

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