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Mainframe Developer/Programmer/Analyst (1209 views)

Des Moines,IA
December 3, 2019

** Direct Client Requirement *****

Title:  Mainframe Developer/Programmer/Analyst

Location: Des Moines,IA

Rate: DOE

Duration: 6 Months

Interview Type: In-Person only

Work Status: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S.

Job Type: Full-Time W2,C2H, C2C,

Experience: 10 years

The individual will Work with the business team to understand the business need and how the current code correlates to the same, document the system, and ‘to-be’ status of what is needed for the system to be rewritten in a client server distributed environment.

DHS primarily has two environments: Legacy Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM systems and client server/Web .NET systems. Most systems are centralized; however, distributed systems get used in some of the field offices, and DHS owned and operated facilities, many of which are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.

  • The role is more of a senior technical analyst.
  • Trace and document data system logic and flows by reading & analyzing JCL, COBOL programs, CICS definitions, ADSO/IDMS programs, and 3rd party utility control cards, SPSS-Mainframe, IDCAMS, SYNCSORT, and other standard mainframe data manipulation processes.
  • Extract and document Business Rules embedded in Mainframe programs, third party utilities, and other data manipulation products, which includes both business and functional aspects of the business rules.
  • Analyze, understand, and document current Mainframe logic and flows and work with the users and business teams to correlate the same with how the systems support the existing business, Federal, and State requirements.
  • Create detailed documentation of system analysis that would become the basis for a system rewrite into client server .Net environment.
  • Must complete the assigned task; communicate accurate and useful status updates; follow quality standards; Ability to work in a team environment; strong communication skills; both written and spoken.
  • Attention to detail is a must since the documentation generated would be the basis of system rewrites.
  • This person is expected to work and coordinate with multiple teams so clear and concise written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Previous DHS/Medicaid/Medicare Buy-in/Integrated eligibility experience would be a plus.


  • Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in third party utilities, and other data manipulation products; in both business and functional

 [Required – 10 Years]

  • Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period (daily, weekly, monthly).

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Defining and documenting existing Business Processes [

Required – 10 Years]

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio. [Required – 10 Years]
  • Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, VSAM, Panvalet, MVS JCL, and PROCs.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities.

 [Required – 10 Years]

  • Build solutions that cross multiple compute platforms (Mainframe CICS/Batch jobs and MS Windows servers) using batch processing techniques.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Implement data models as needed using VSAM datasets.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • Build solutions within the specified project timelines

 [Required – 10 Years]

  • Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional, and engaging.

[Required – 10 Years]

  • IDMS development skills a plus


  • Previous experience with scheduling software


  • Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology [HIGHLY DESIRED – 10 Years]
  • Demonstrate ability documenting and proposing an architecture for Mainframe Systems





Ph No: 402-241-9609

Apply here or Please send to Resumes@sohanit.com


Pay Rate: DOE

Job Duration: 6 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: 613401

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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