Job Description :
The candidate will work modifying and developing mainframe programs and batch jobs for an in-house built IMS DB/DC DB2 system. The successful candidate will support the Telephone Equipment Management System (TEMS TEMS is a mainframe IMS DB/DC and DB2 system responsible for maintaining an up-to-date inventory of installed voice and data communications inventory while providing reports and other controls necessary to properly manage the communications environment. The system calculates costs of telecommunications services and distributes it to company organizations (chargeback), records vendor invoices for verification, approval and payment by Accounts Payable, and provides current and historical budget telecommunications data.

This position involves performing detailed and complex systems analysis and design tasks for enhancements, bug fixes and adhoc requests (some of which are manually completed outside of the application The successful candidate will be required to analyze the existing application and produce documentation for a potential replacement product. In addition, he/she will troubleshoot production problems and determine the correct course of action to take. The successful candidate will also work with business users to produce data requests as needed and assist in the annual budget process.

Skills & Requirements
The following are the requirements for a contractor programmer analyst. All resumes will be reviewed but only candidates meeting the requirements will be interviewed. The interview process will terminate once a candidate suitable for the position is found. Additionally, please include a summary of the years of experience for each of the requirements for your candidate.

- Minimum of 7 years of work experience as programmer/analyst.
- Primary and current experience must be with Enterprise COBOL with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
- Primary and current database experience required is IMS DB/DC with a minimum of 5 years’ experience
- A solid working knowledge in the following technologies: DB2, MFS, JCL, SORT, Z/OS Utilities.
- Requires strong familiarity with the Windows operating systems (Win 10), client server concepts, file transfer capability and LAN environments.
- Must be well organized, able to work with minimal supervision, detail oriented and have the ability to address multiple assignments concurrently.
- Must possess excellent oral and written communication skills and to effectively interact with customers, support staff, and various levels of management.

The following additional skills are preferable.

- Microsoft Project and Office (Office 365) experience is a plus
- Experience with ASP.NET, VB.NET, Visual Studio .NET, JavaScript, is a plus but not required
- Experience with JQuery, Ajax and MVC 4.0 is a bonus but not required
- Experience with Crystal Reports (version 10) and/or Telerik / SSRS Reports will be helpful
- SQL Server skills (MS SQL & SSIS) is a plus