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Application Programmer V
Ref No.: 18-05370
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date / End Date: 07/10/2018 to 01/10/2019
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Mainframe Developer/Analyst with our client in the financial industry in their Plano, TX location. This is a 6 month + contract to hire position.

Description:
Seeking a Mainframe Developer/Analyst

Responsibilities:
  • Develops, enhances, debugs, supports, maintains and tests software applications that support business units or supporting functions
  • These application program solutions may involve diverse development platforms, software, hardware, technologies and tools
  • Participates in the design, development and implementation of complex applications
  • Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource
  • Self-motivated and quick-learner who can take the full ownership of designs from concept to design and support
  • Ensure processes are followed at all stages of Software Development Life Cycle
  • Prepare and/or review Impact Analysis, HLD and LLD documents
  • Participate in SIT/UAT
  • Develop & do various testing (Unit, Regression, Restart) of complex batch programs
  • Candidates in this role will also have to support the production during the tax season period
  • Responsible for running the day to day operations of the technology platform. Work activities include Problem/Incident Management, Application Monitoring, Service Analytics and Reporting, Production Governance, Associate Support, etc
  • Identifies possible production failure scenarios, creates incident tickets, enhancements and/or problem tickets in ticket tracking system, and communicates effectively with development and internal business operations teams
  • Takes ownership of escalations and perform trouble shooting, analysis, research and resolution using advanced query and programming skills
  • Performs analytical, technical, and administrative work in planning, installing, designing and supporting new and existing equipment and software under moderate supervision
  • Resolves complex issues
  • Consults with end users to determine optimal configuration of equipment and applications
  • Works on problems of minimal-moderate scope where analysis of situation or data requires a review of identifiable factors
  • Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action
  • Should have increased awareness and exposure to basic technical principles, concepts and techniques
  • May provide coaching and mentoring for other employees but does not directly manage others
  • Initiates and provides leadership, strategic/tactical direction and planning input on all information technology and client/business area issues and in the development of a technology environment which meets current and anticipated business requirements and objectives
  • Provides the client areas with technology products and service alternatives that improve the production services environment
Requirements:
  • 5-7 years of experience in Mainframe Application Development (COBOL,JCL, VSAM)
  • Strong DB2 skill
  • Mainframe tools: SPUFI, NDM
  • Strong analytical and logical skill of understanding the problem and identifying the root cause of the issue
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
Desired Skills:
  • Hands-on with IBM mainframe tools like Endevor, IBM File Manager, BMC AR/CTL, QMF, IBM Workload Scheduler, OPC scheduler, Easytrieve, CICS, RDz, and Native stored procedures
  • Knowledge with DFSORT, ICETOOL and other utility programs
  • Prior work experience in financial industry and have business knowledge on the wealth management concepts
  • Hands-on development experience in Agile environment
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at www.genesis10.com.  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”