Job Description :
Title-Software Engineer

Location- Basking Ridge NJ

What Project/Projects will the candidate be working on while on assignment

Development and Support of Claims Highway Application. Claims Highway is a critical platform for claims processing.

Identify, analyze and resolve routine and complex system issues
Work on changes for production issues and implement the same


Is this person a sole contributor or part of a team
Part of team



If so, please describe the team (Name of team, size of team, etc

Claims Highway DevOps , 7 employees.

What are the top 5-10 responsibilities for this position (Please be detailed as to what the candidate is expected to do or complete on a daily basis)

? Identify, analyze and resolve routine and complex system issues for current production
applications
? Responsibility, at a high level, includes application availability, reliability and stability
? Provide 24x7 on call support
? Ensure timely resolution of all production issues meeting or exceeding SLAs
? Conduct or facilitate root cause analysis on all in-scope incidents and recommend a corrective
action plan
? Work on break-fixes for production issues and implement the same
? Assist in providing management status reports on daily, weekly and monthly basis
? Assist as a liaison between offshore resources and business/ onsite IT management
? Identify application performance improvement initiatives and implement the same in
consultation with Service Manager
? Work on process improvement initiatives



What software tools/skills are needed to perform these daily responsibilities

IBM Mainframe, COBOL, JAVA, WebServices, Kafka, MQ, CICS, Distributed environments, JCL, TWS, CICS, FILE-AID, DB2 with high SQL skills, any JAVA IDE like Eclipse, JBOSS.


What skills/attributes are a must have

8+ years of experience with IBM Mainframe, JAVA, Web services, MQ, COBOL, JCL, TSO, VSAM, TWS or equivalent Job scheduling tool
8+ years of experience with CICS, MQ
8+ years of experience with DB2 with high SQL skills
6+ years of experience performing data analysis, data profiling, debugging, and SQL tuning
2+ Years of JAVA, JAVA IDE, Any Distributed Database




What skills/attributes are nice to have

Kafka
Big Data platforms
NOSQL DBs like Mongo, Cassandra
MQ Experience
Net or Datastage experience

Performance tuning

Where is the work to be performed (Please list preferred Client facility, if other please specify i.e. remote work, rural, etc
Basking Ridge, NJ


What are the work hours (ex. 9am-5pm, day/night shifts, rotating shifts, etc)

9am-5pm. & on call 24/7.


What type of interview process is preferred (Face to face, phone, Skype, or a combination of the three)
Phone and Face to Face