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Mainframe Application Programmer Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00823
Location: Fort Worth, Texas

Mainframe Application Programmer Analyst
Duration: 6 Months Contract
Tarrant County
Interview Location: FORT WORTH, TEXAS 76102

********************We need Non-Locals as well who can relocate to Texas

• Bachelor's and/or a Master's Degree or equivalent with ten (10) years minimum Mainframe application development experience, specifically Cobol, Customer Information Control System (CICS), Information Management System – Database (IMS-DB) and DB2.
• Ability to provide 24-hour support.
• Communicates with end-users and third-party vendors to obtain requirements for projects and application updates for major/complex applications.
• Leads the design, development, maintenance and execution of testing of new and changed functionality for complex/major applications.
• Writes advanced programs for complex specific applications and designs special reports and forms as requested by various County departments in compliance with County and IT department policy and procedures.
• Updates system end-user and training documentation.
• Leads the effort of actively partnering with business units to identify improvements that will increase efficiency of the systems.
• Conducts statistical reporting to management relating to application performance, usability and upgrade requirements to properly support County departments.
• Manages interface and associate error logs.
• Maintains business process procedures in conjunction with the process owners.
• Resolves Request and Incident tickets from users and provides telephone and onsite technical support to troubleshoot and fix the most complex customer department end-user problems.
• Creates Request and Incident tickets from users and generates Requests for Change to the production environment to troubleshoot and fix the most complex customer department end-user problems.
• Works closely with vendors to resolve issues and manage deployments.
• Analyzes and resolves the most complex application and data problems.
• Strong SQL 2008 or higher experience.
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
• Able to multi-task.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong documentation skills.
• Effective in Team Setting or as Individual Contributor