Job Description :
Mainframe Application Developer for the State of CT
Location: Hartford, CT
Duration: 12+ Months
Client: CT DOL
Req Id: 8012

9 Yrs Exp Full-time professional work experience in the development and support of Information Technology applications. Successful completion of an Information Technology Certification program, accredited college and/or graduate training may substitute for the required work experience.
The candidate will assist in the analysis, development, and maintenance of a variety of complex UI Benefit, Tax, and Appeals subsystems. Must demonstrate the ability to excel in a rapidly up-tempo changing environment and must have advanced development experience in Mainframe DB2 and SQL; considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of systems analysis, design, development, and programming required. The candidate must be knowledgeable in IBM integration methods and must demonstrate the ability to work independently.
Develop and maintain documentation and manuals necessary at customer and operational levels; assists other application developers in the analysis, development, and design of legacy information systems, while adhering to Project’s development lifecycle; Responsible for analyzing and documenting business needs. Act as a liaison between technical staff, business users, and vendors in supporting legacy applications.
Example of Duties
Responsible for program maintenance, enhancing existing programs, defines data elements, performs system testing
Support the nightly batch cycle
Responsible for design, development, and implementation of new system interfaces
Coordinates and provides customer support, as needed
Prepares program specifications and test data for own work
Performs unit and system tests
Performs related duties as required
Knowledge, Skill, and Ability –
Demonstrated experience in COBOL, CICS, DB2, SCLM, JCL, and Mainframe debugging tools9 years’ experience. Additionally, the candidate should be familiar with Change Management processes, MS Office(Excel and Word at a minimum, Visio is a plus
Excellent analytical skills are required
Ability to work independently
Knowledgeable in TSO and ISPF required
Strong writing and speaking skills
Preferred knowledge in Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefit, Tax, Appeals subsystems

Client : State of Connecticut