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Senior Mainframe Consultant
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Information Technology company
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Information Technology company
Jacksonville, FL ( Map it )
No permanent US residency required
W-2 only
Jacksonville, FL
Contract
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Role:

This is an opportunity for an accomplished Senior Mainframe developer to join a well-established and capable team building award winning Insurance solutions. This person will build applications working with the Commissions & Policy system and should be familiar with the third-party applications many Insurance Providers work with.The candidate must have experience participating in and beginning to lead teams within a Mainframe development environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintains knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assesses the impact, and collaborates with senior management to incorporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Directs and enhances organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Identifies and directs the implementation of process improvements that significantly improve quality across the team, department and/or business unit for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects for his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability of his/her assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Provides direction to development teams in areas of project scheduling, technical direction and application development standards.
  • Assesses and measures solution design impacts on IT infrastructure capacity, application architecture standards, future maintenance/support needs, and bottom line cost-benefits in consultation with appropriate internal stakeholders.
  • Serves as a subject matter expert &/or provides direction on the design & development of applications systems while demonstrating an understanding of the broad implications & financial impacts of proposed solutions on operational & infrastructure support.
  • Serves as an escalation point for issue resolution.
  • Analyzes, designs, codes, debugs, integrates and tests complex software application solutions for systems.
  • Identifies potential application solutions by understanding complex business/technical problems and opportunities.
  • Provides input on the development of project plans, test plans and implementation plans including determining estimates on time frames, needed resources and budgets.
  • Creates more complex technical specifications from business requirements/business specifications.
  • Provides expertise regarding the integration of applications across the business.
  • Partners with internal stakeholders to ensure that systems are designed, developed and implemented from a business point of view.
  • Investigates and resolves complex problems including providing support for production systems in a timely manner.
  • Proactively identifies problems and presents/develops complex solutions
  • Communicates effectively with internal stakeholders and management.
  • Serves as a technical expert and provides complex technical guidance to junior team members.
  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.
  • Serves as lead technical resource to ensure completion of development tasks.

Education:

  • 4 Year/Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience (4 years of experience in lieu of Bachelor's) in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Information Systems, Information Technology or Computer Engineering or equivalent work experience (Minimum Required)

Experience:

  • 5-7+ years of experience in information systems environment
  • Proven skills with IMS DB, VSAM, Object Star, UAX, FOCUS and Endevor source management system.
  • Extensive knowledge of Insurance with Commissions & Policy experience.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with business users and system team members.
  • Enthusiasm for challenge and change in a team environment.
  • 5-7 Years’ experience in application development that directly aligns with the specific responsibilities for this position (Required)
Skills
Skill Proficiency Years Experience Percent Used
IMS
3 - 6100%
Application Development
Any75%
CICS
Any75%
FOCUS
Any75%
IMS DBDC
Any75%
UAX
Any75%
VSAM
Any75%
VSAM (Virtual Storage Access Method)
Any75%
Applications Architecture
Any25%
Database Design
Any25%
Database Maintenance
Any25%
IMS DBDGEN
Any25%
Mainframe Communication Protocols
Any25%
Object Star
Any25%
Process Improvement
Any25%
Technical Specifications
Any25%
Position Recruiter
Dino Lango
Technical Recruiter
dino@cloudteam.com
813-517-9520