Job Description :
COBOL Programmer 6 (580802)
Lansing, Mi
12 Months
Both Webcam and In Person




Short Description:
Converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify computer programs.

Complete Description:
Years of Experience:
Advanced experience in the IT industry and as a programmer.

Job Description:
Includes descriptions detailed earlier as well as programmer analyst experience in specialized IT technologies which may not be widely used or are new to the industry, including the ability to mentor other staff in the use of the specialty technologies and make recommendations on the use of the specialty technologies and integration within the organization’s architecture.

Converts data from project specifications and statements of problems and procedures to create or modify, or maintain computer programs. Prepares, or receives detailed specifications to describe sequence of steps that program must follow and input, output, and logical operations involved. Analyzes specifications, applying knowledge of computer capabilities, subject matter, and symbolic logic. Confers with supervisor and representatives of departments concerned with program to resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls. Converts detailed specifications to language process able by computer. Enters program codes into computer system. Inputs test data into computer. Observes computer monitor screen to interpret program operating codes. Corrects program errors, using methods such as modifying program or altering sequence of program steps. May prepare computer block diagrams and machine logic flowcharts for detailed coding of problems, and provides for the documentation of programming work.
Writes instructions to guide operating personnel during production runs. Analyzes, reviews, and rewrites programs to increase operating efficiency or to adapt program to new requirements. Compiles and writes documentation of program development and subsequent revisions. May assist computer operator to resolve problems in running computer program. May work with System Analyst to obtain and analyze project specifications. May direct and coordinate work of others to write, test, and modify computer programs. Work involves writing programs to solve problems, documenting the methods and procedures used in program development, and testing and correcting programs. Work involves analyzing system outlines to develop programs for computer applications; writing solution programs; May train others. Works under general supervision with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment. Assists in developing solutions to software-related problems. May assist in the generation or installation of systems software.
Prepares test data. May assist in writing and maintaining functional and technical specifications. Experience in computer programming work. Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of computer programming and systems analysis, of computer operations procedures and systems, and of computer programming languages. Skill in the use of computer equipment. Ability to code, test, and debug computer programs; to interpret technical information relating to computer programming and other areas of data processing; and to communicate effectively.

Skill
Required / Desired
Amount
of Experience
Unisys - Mainframe
Required
5
Years
Bridge/Multibridge
Required
5
Years
COBOL 74
Required
10
Years
DMSII database
Required
10
Years
Workflow language (WFL)
Required
10
Years
BL/SCHED
Desired
1
Years
BL/PACK
Desired
1
Years
BL/LIB
Desired
1
Years
SSU
Desired
1
Years
RR
Desired
1
Years
Programmers'' Workbench
Desired
2
Years
FTP software
Desired
1
Years
File Transfer System (FTS)
Desired
1
Years

Questions
Description
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Please list candidate''s email address that will be used when submitting E-RTR.
Question 3
The selected candidate will be responsible for any and all costs associated with parking for this position. These costs will not be reimbursed by CAI or State of Michigan. Please confirm you have discussed this with your candidate and they accept this requirement.
Question 4
Please include a paragraph re: candidate''s availability, location, applicable skills, and other pertinent information in the Summary of Qualifications tab, when submitting.
Question 5
Interviews will take place on: 11/19 - 2p, 2:40p, 3:20p, 4:00p, 4:40p. Please do NOT submit candidates unless they confirm availability during this timeframe. Any candidate who does not will have to be rejected. Thank you.
Question 6
Due to internal agency requirements - this position requires US Citizenship; please confirm your candidate can meet this requirement.