Mainframe Developer

August 25, 2020
Providence, RI
Posted On:
Client Name:
State of RI
Contact Person:
Tejraj Singh
Position Type / Employment Type:
Contract - Corp To Corp
Job Length / Duration:
6-12 Months
Required Skills:
IBM Mainframe Systems,COBOL, JCL ,MVS ,VSAM ,AMS (IDCAMS) , Oracle/SQL ,Easytrieve, QA, testing methodologies.
Company / Industry:
Job Category:
Software Application, Design & Development
Experience Required:
6 to 10 years
No Of Positions:
Required Travel:
Travel not required


Mainframe Developer reviews, analyzes and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging and installing coding changes.  Maintains and develops batch and online applications, including some Oracle/SQL.  In addition to customary software development tasks, will commonly work with team and/or project members to develop requirements documentation, specifications and test scripts and other project documentation items.

• 7  years of relevant experience in IBM Mainframe Systems and related functionality, with expertise in:    COBOL, JCL (z/VSE & z/OS MVS operating systems), VSAM file structures with AMS (IDCAMS) utilities and command-line CICS.  Knowledge and use of Oracle/SQL is also a desired skill as is familiarity with DFSORT utilities and Easytrieve-Plus.
• Possesses complete understanding and wide application of programming analysis and development principles with experience in all aspects of the software development life-cycle, including analysis, design, coding, QA, and testing methodologies  with the ability to work independently under general supervision from management.
• Ability to design and develop code applications to technical and functional programming specifications; support technical tasks via documentation; manage design requirements and programming specifications and develop, codify and implement unit and systems test plans/scripts.
• Uses skills set in the application of theories and concepts in the field.
• Ability to provide, implement and support technical solutions to a wide range of deliverables/coding requests.

Job Summary:

The division of information technology (DOIT) has immediate need for a qualified mainframe developer to join our technical team in the support of enterprise payroll and personnel applications for the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations within the Department of Administration.  We anticipate required support in broad areas of development, from new project work, to system enhancements, along with general maintenance and support items, working under supervision of Senior programmers/managers with a level of independence.
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