Mainframe COBOL DB2

ACP, CDRP, CBCI, C/DRE, MBCP), Disaster Recovery, audit, Network, system, COBOL, Consulting, IBM DB2, Documentation, IT management, IT project management, Implementation, Infrastructure, Interfaces, JCL, Job scheduling, Mainframe, Problem solving, Systems design, System requirements, System documentation, Troubleshooting
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel not required

Job Description

Mainframe COBOL DB2

12 months contract

Pleasanton CA 94588

 

Must Haves:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in mainframe DB2 development and support including database and stored procedures development
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in mainframe JCL and job scheduling, batch and online troubleshooting and production support activities
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in COBOL coding and programming
  • Experience must be recent (within the last 1 – 2 years)

 

DELIVERABLES

  • Ability to quickly understand and code Mainframe COBOL /DB2 programs per technical and user requirement specifications.
  • Provide production support maintaining, troubleshooting, and problem solving with existing State Fund Mainframe COBOL/DB2 business programs and systems.
  • Develop project plans and detailed schedules.
  • Use industry and/or State Fund mandated standard coding techniques and testing processes
  • to ensure quality.
  • Document all programming work per State Fund standards.
  • Enhance existing State Fund systems to meet new business requirements.
  • Explain and/or document complex problems and solutions in an understandable manner to both technical and non-technical State Fund personnel.
  • Present technical solutions and alternatives to management and decision makers at a level of understanding commensurate with the audience.
  • Configure, build and maintain the production run processes.  Mainframe job and processes.  (JCL,COBOL,DB2,EZTRIEVE)
  • Solve problems that arise with database data, production runs and/or the systems products (on-line screens, reports files or interfaces).
  • Tuning and optimization of COBOL/DB2 programs and systems.
  • Maintenance of system documentation.
  • Troubleshoot, Identify and correct reported or suspected errors with code, logic and/or data.
  • Apply necessary and discretionary system changes and/or fixes, making system enhancements as required by IT management, business units, statutes, contracts or the system’s underlying architecture and/or technology as authorized by State Fund IT management.
  • Helpdesk related activities for Policy system related problems and issues.
  • Create new applications, programs and/or interfaces in order to resolve problems.
  • Technical Lead or assistant with development teams.
  • Share knowledge, mentor and train State Fund staff, on a regular and ongoing basis through the State Fund Mentoring and Skills Enhancement program as well as shadowing and consistent transfer of information form Consultants to State Fund project team members.

 

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • 7+ years of hands-on experience in the Information Technology industry.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in the mainframe COBOL enterprise applications.
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in mainframe DB2 development and support including database and stored procedures development
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in mainframe JCL and job scheduling, batch and online troubleshooting and production support activities
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in COBOL coding and programming.
  • In-depth expertise in a broad variety of IT skills, such as project planning, systems development, systems design, systems maintenance, helpdesk/user support, documenting system requirements and changes, infrastructure implementation, and network administration.
  • Professional IT Certifications are desirable.
  • Good communications skills and the ability to interact with business users.
  • Work in fast-paced team environment with focus on quality.
  • Work on projects with minimal supervision.
  • 3+ years of hands-on experience in IT Project management
Dice Id : objectwi
Position Id : 5891479
Originally Posted : 2 years ago
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