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Mainframe Developer - Level III
Ref No.: 18-00640
Location: Torrance, California
Position Type:Contract
Title: Mainframe Developer - Level III
Location: Torrance, CA
Duration: 12 Moths

Job Description:
  • 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

  • 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

Business Experience:
  • 5 plus years experience with major DBMS
  • 5 plus years experience with coding, testing and design
  • 5 plus years experience with software development methodologies

Daily Tasks Performed
  • Performs impact analysis and feasibility for requested enhancements, development and Maintenance of the ACAPS loan originations application., Support a variety of batch interface jobs
  • Monitor Batch jobs and On-line performance as part of on-call rotation.
  • Support daily user requests
  • Vendor support
  • Perform preventive system maintenance

  • Strong business and analytical skills and excellent communication skills
  • Excellent skills in project life cycle; analysis and design, development, Unit/System/User Test plan
  • preparation and execution, and implementation
  • Captive Automotive loan originations experience with ACAPS experience a plus.
  • 7+ years Mainframe OS Development
  • 7+ years COBOL, VSAM, JCL, CICS, SQL, DB2, MQSeries, TSO, Stored Procedures
  • 7+ years Xpediter, Fileaid
  • Not required but would be a plus: Wholesales Financial System, Accounting background, and Leasing or Consumer Loan business.