Job Description :
Mainframe Developer
Detroit, MI

Exposure to full life cycle of development from requirements through implementation.
Interact with the business customers and interfacing teams as needed to define business requirements.
Analyze and design application enhancements/corrections per requirements.
Code, test and implement enhancements/corrections.
Provide Solution Delivery Methodology artifacts associated with application components.
Translate requirements and functional specifications into test cases, ensuring that test cases cover all testable business requirements.
Develop and execute unit test plans and scripts to validate that assigned modules meet technical specifications.
Participate in technical inspections at appropriate stages of development.
Participate in integration testing.
Ensures compliance with enterprise technology standards, governance processes, and performance metrics to ensure IT delivers value to the enterprise.

Top Three Skills/Experience
Strong hands-on experience designing, developing, implementing and supporting batch/online mainframe applications using COBOL, JCL, DB2/SQL and IMS/CICS .
Worked as a Business Analyst leading JAD sessions, managed/wrote business requirements and be able to communicate them clearly/effectively.
Healthcare payer experience.

Required Skills/Experience
Able to function well as a team member, as well as work independently on assignments.
Experience as a Business and Systems Analyst for large scale systems.
Motivated professional (results oriented and self-starter
Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex problems or processes that span multiple business areas, identify and understand requirements, and develop alternate solutions.
Has a broad level of understanding surrounding information systems and application architecture standards.
Preferred Skills/Experience
Prior experience in the following areas: Medicare Advantage, Enrollment, Claims and exposure to Governmental Mandates.
Proficient with Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Access.

Educational Requirements
B.S. in Computer Science or related field.