Mainframe Application Specialist

Toronto, ON | Contract

Job ID: 51759 Industry: Application/Product Development

Mainframe Application Specialist

Location: Toronto

Type: 7- Month Contract

Our client, a major organization within the public sector, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist them in finding a Mainframe Application Specialist to join their esteemed organization on a contract basis in Toronto. The Mainframe Application Specialist will assist the project team with aligning business expectations to technical solutions.

Why Join?

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a large government organization that can help maximize your potential and develop your career while helping the people of Ontario.

Key Responsibilities for Mainframe Application Specialist:

  • Defect resolution of complex calculation modules (both CICS and Batch)
  • Documentation of program issues for resolution
  • Working with a technical solution to facilitate expert design modules
  • Performing Technical/Functional feasibility studies;
  • Working with Developers, Schedulers [batch], Operational staff, other SMEs;
  • Work with users and leadership on complex CICS Online and Batch processes.
  • Provide application teams with analysis on problem determination and resolution of coding issues.
  • Ability to be a technical interface between engineering and testing teams to provide innovative and efficient approach to resolution of issues.
  • Create presentation materials related to application development code base
  • Technical System Analysis;
  • Defect resolution of complex calculation modules (both CICS and Batch)
  • Documentation of program issues for resolution
  • Working with a technical solution to facilitate expert design modules
  • Performing Technical/Functional feasibility studies;
  • Working with Developers, Schedulers [batch], Operational staff, other SMEs;
  • Work with users and leadership on complex CICS Online and Batch processes.
  • Provide application teams with analysis on problem determination and resolution of coding issues.
  • Ability to be a technical interface between engineering and testing teams to provide innovative and efficient approach to resolution of issues.
  • Create presentation materials related to application development code base.
  • Ensure Service Level Agreements are met for applications supported.
  • Support testing process framework (Development, System, and Business testing lifecycles)
  • Familiarity in managing within a compliance framework
  • Other duties as required

Requirements for Mainframe Application Specialist:

  • 10+ years of experience with Mainframe and CICS Cobol development
  • 5+ years of experience with technical analysis and creation of application solution designs
  • 5+ years of experience as an Application Developer or Systems Analyst (or both)
  • 3+ years working within an agile development structure
  • 2+ years of experience in Mainframe automation/scheduling processes
  • 3+ years of experience working with Integrations between Mainframe, Middleware MQ and Open systems
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working experience as a technical System Analyst
  • Working experience within fast paced environment
  • Ability to work both independently, and within team atmosphere
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Strong organization skills
  • Strong Vendor Management skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Experience with defect tracking tools. Example HPQC
  • Detail Orientated            

 

To apply, please click Apply Online or submit your resume by email to: OBUresume@bagg.com

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Accommodations are available upon request to support your participation during all stages of the recruitment process.


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