Job Description :
Job Title: Programmer Analyst
Duration: 3+ Months
Location: Irving, TX 75063
Preferred skills needed:
1. IBM z/Architecture assembler
2. Systems level assembler programming (SVC, PC and other authorized modes) – a plus but not requirement
3. CICS systems programming and administration
4. IMS systems programming and administration
5. ISPF dialog development (including REXX programming)
6. Dump reading and analysis
Principal Duties and Essential Functions
Codes, tests, debugs, implements, and documents highly complex programs
Develops complex test plans to verify logic of new or modified programs
Designs systems and programs to meet highly complex business needs
Prepares detailed specifications from which programs are developed and coded
Creates appropriate documentation in work assignments such as program code, and technical documentation
Gathers information from existing systems, analyzes program and time requirements
Assists project manager in preparing time estimates and justification for assigned tasks
Supports project personnel in resolving fairly complex program problems, including ‘dump reading’
Works with client and management to resolve issues and validate programming requirements within their areas of responsibility
Provides technical advice on complex programming
May serve as technical project lead; provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel
Conducts quality assurance activities such as peer reviews
Provides consulting services in a technical and/or managerial capacity to management and technical staff
May represent company in presentations or conferences involving customers, co-contractors, suppliers, competitors, academia or the public
Basic Qualifications
Bachelor''s degree in Computer Sciences or related field or equivalent experience, plus 7 years of professional programming experience
Umbrella, Hogan, Banking industry experience required
Assembler Language or ASM or HLASM,
Internal knowledge of UMBRELLA and PEM
Minimum 5 years’ experience with IBM mainframe under z/OS, COBOL, IBM''s Job Control Language, programming with IBM''s High Level
Assembler
Minimum of 3 years’ experience with IBM''s CICS/TS and/or IMS/TM DB preferred
Some experience with CLIST, REXX and coding ISPF
Some exposure to programming for TCP/IP and MQ Series a plus
Diagnostic and Debugging Tools familiarity
Some exposure to Source Management Products
Some programming experience in DB2.
Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
Good written and verbal communication skills
Ability to create technical documentation
Good customer interface skills
Travel 25%