Mainframe Tester
Job Description

Mainframe Tester

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

Mainframe Tester – Mandatory Skills

  • Over 10 years of systems testing experience
  • Excellent knowledge of system testing methodology, execute system and user acceptance tests
  • Ability to understand and analyze business requirements, and systems response documents, to design and execute test plans to ensure the system functions and meets the business requirements
  • Verify actual results meet expected results. Examine test databases using SQL and JCL. Analyze and log test results. Document and monitor resolution of system variances using an automated problem management system (e.g. Clear Quest).
  • Ability to write test plans and test cases that are well-structured, easy to maintain, and easily understood by both developers and business analysts and clients
  • Continuous, significant experience as a tester in an MVS/COBOL/DB2 environment
  • Significant experience with SQL and JCL
  • Experience with, and understanding of, relational databases
  • Proven and demonstrable troubleshooting and analytical experience
  • Demonstrated excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Experience analyzing business requirements documentation including Use Cases and non-functional requirements
  • Experience analyzing test data requirements and create appropriate test data to support the test strategy
  • 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 deadline
  • Demonstrated success in working productively with business clients, developers, and technical specialists such as DBAs

Mainframe Tester - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 17 months to start

Mainframe Tester - 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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