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Software Dev. - Level III – Mainframe
Ref No.: 18-00539
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Contract
Software Developer - Level III – Mainframe
Location: Torrance CA
Duration: 6 months contract

  • Codes and performs unit and integration testing of software to ensure proper and efficient execution and adherence to business and technical requirements
  • Codes, tests, and debugs new software or makes enhancements to existing software
  • Writes programs according to specifications from higher level staff or business analysts
  • Develops technical documentation
  • Resolves in a timely manner problems that arise with existing production applications to ensure the efficient and proper functioning of application components
  • Collaborates with technical staff to learn and understand software problems
  • Generates a variety of complex and periodic reports and/or data through database management, data administration and data extraction techniques
  • Provides general system users and management with system analysis and feedback
  • Influences system design by identifying and recommending design and requirements needs for software enhancements
  • Mentors and coaches less experienced staff
  • Maximizes the efficiency of the various software systems by implementing, monitoring, testing and auditing new software programs
  • Analyzes and resolves computer related problems by coordinating with in-house personnel to diagnose and fix operational difficulty, as well as consulting, advising and training on specialized features and functions
  • Follows established configuration/change control processes

Daily Tasks Performed
  • Enhance VSC Application to support Roadside Project.
  • Code, Test and Implement new and existing programs to support VSC and CPO applications.

  • BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Advanced capability in software construction, testing, infrastructure, configuration and operating standards
  • Advanced corporate knowledge, and understands how a change would affect multiple applications
  • Advanced ability to make recommendations/decisions in application and program design, standards and program enhancements
  • Advanced ability to utilize system traces and debugging tools for problem/issue resolution
  • Advanced ability to analyze and model business functions, processes and information flow within or between systems
  • Advanced ability to provide guidance and mentoring on programming practices and techniques to individuals and cross-functional teams
  • Advanced knowledge of software design, construction, programming trends, programming and scripting languages in multiple application and data management systems
  • Advanced ability to work with users at all levels to define system requirements, design and system topologies to meet operational needs and system performance objectives

Experience Level:
  • 5-7plus years' experience with major DBMS
  • 5-7 years' experience with coding, testing and design
  • 5-7 years' experience with software development methodologies
  • A minimum of 5 years Automotive Finance experience, with focus on Consumer Protection Products (VSC, GAP Insurance, etc.) contract sales and claims processing
  • Technical Environment Experience: IBM Mainframe, COBOL, DB2, CICS, MQ Series, Visio, Stored ProceduresSQL Server, XML, Quality Center

  • Working knowledge of PowerPoint, Visio, MS Project, Word, Excel
  • Strong business, analytical skills and excellent communication skills
  • Expertise in project life cycle; analysis and design, development, Unit/System/User Test plan preparation and execution, and implementation
  • Strong Financial Accounting experience