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Mainframe Programmer/Developer (ADSO/IDMS, COBOL/CICS, JCL, VSAM) (923 views)

Denver, CO
September 24, 2020

*** Direct Client Requirement****                      

Title: Mainframe Programmer/Developer (ADSO/IDMS, COBOL/CICS, JCL, VSAM)

Location: Des Moines IA

Rate: DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration: 8 Months

Interview Type: Skype or in Person

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

Job Type: C2C,C2H, W2

Experience: 7 YEARS

Preffer W2: U S C/ G C /H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are accepted


DHS is looking for a Software Developer/Programmer 5 (SDP5) – Mainframe Developer/Programmer/Analyst to analyze current Mainframe systems (COBOL/CICS, JCL, VSAM, ADSO/IDMS) and document system logic. 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 would be 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 but there are distributed systems as well that are used in field offices and DHS owned and operated facilities.  Many systems are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.

Required Skills:
Demonstrated through prior experience the ability to:
•    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 common mainframe data manipulation processes.  
•    Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in Mainframe programs, third party utilities, and other data manipulation products.  This includes both business and functional aspects of the business rules.
•    Understanding, analyzing and documenting current Mainframe logic and flows and work with the users and business teams to correlate the same with how the systems support the current 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 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.
•    Perform on-call duties for nightly and weekend batch cycles
•    Attention to details is a must since the documentation generated would be the basis of system rewrites.
•    Very clear, strong and precise Verbal and written communication skills are needed in order to work and coordinate with multiple teams.
•    Prior DHS experience would be a plus.
•    Work independently with little supervision or guidance.
•    Demonstrates a willingness to independently dive in and learn new systems, processes, and business functionality.

Required / Desired Skills

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL

  Required 5 Years

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL

  Required 5 Years

Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions

  Required 5 Years

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

Required 5 Years

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

Required 5 Years

Defining and documenting existing Business Processes

  Required 5 Years

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc

 Required 5 Years

Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, IDMS, Panvalet, MVS JCL and PROCs.

 Required 5 Years

Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities. Control M is a plus.

 Required 5 Years

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

Required 5 Years

Implement data models as needed using IDMS non-relational database.

 Required 5 Years

Build solutions within the specified project timelines 

Required 5 Years

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

Required 5 Years

Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision.

 Required 5 Years

IDMS development & Adobe AEM skills

  Required 5 Years

Previous experience with scheduling software

  Highly desired 5 Years

Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology

 Highly desired 5 Years

Demonstrate ability documenting and proposing architecture for Mainframe Systems

 Highly desired 5 Years

**Referral Bonus Available: Refer your friends or colleagues, get referral bonus**

Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

Position Keywords: COBOL/CICS, JCL, VSAM, ADSO/IDMS,Mainframe

Pay Rate: DOE

Job Duration: 8 months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 2334

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

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