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Mainframe Developer - Specialist Systems Developm

Pramerica Limited

  • Donegal
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 16/10/2017
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Pramerica is seeking a Mainframe Systems Development Specialist with experience in mainframe technologies including COBOL, JCL, DB2, SPROCs and MQ to work as part of the GBTS Development team.

 

Specialist, Systems Development
 
Job Overview:
Pramerica is seeking a Mainframe Systems Development Specialist with experience in mainframe technologies including COBOL, JCL, DB2, SPROCs and MQ to work as part of the GBTS Development team.
 
The successful candidate should have a proven track record and ability to deliver technical solutions (especially in DB2) and acquire complex business knowledge in a demanding environment with minimum supervision. The technical challenges are vast and exciting, whilst providing the candidate with ample opportunity to increase and enhance their technical and leadership skills. This is a growing team currently undergoing transformation with various exciting initiatives in flight.

Position requirement and Skills:
Overall Purpose of Position
• To work on development in an application that operates on the IBM mainframe z/os platform with a DB2 database backend.
• Analyze existing system and create technical specifications as per business requirements.
• Estimate, design and devolop COBOL programs, JCL and DB2 stored procedures to implement the solution.
• Work with DBA to integrate new database components and perform integration testing.
• Analyze existing system and programming logic to provide more efficient machine operation.
• Follow company software development processes and standards.
• Keep up to date with new technology development and implementation.
• Provide support to the customers by answering queries sent to the support mailbox.
• Participate in the 24x7 oncall support rota.
 
Developer Attributes
• Strong analytical & logical skills.
• Strong written & spoken communication skills. Must have excellent English.
• Enterprise COBOL, JCL, DB2 for z/OS, SQL, Change Man, IBM utilities and JOBTRAC.
• DB2 SQL performance tuning.
• Experience in creating and testing Stored procedure in UDB.
• Experience with any of the following would be a plus; Websphere MQ.
 
Knowledge and Skills Requirements
• BS degree in computer or related fields preferred;
• 5 + years experience;
• Ability and willingness to learn new technical skills;
• Ability to work in a team and coordinate with multiple business and technical teams;
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment and deliver production quality software within tight schedules;

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