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Position Details: Mainframe Technical Analyst

Location: Des Moines, IA
Duration:
Type: Contract

Description:

We are hiring a Mainframe Technical Analyst.

Please ONLY IF YOU CAN EASILY ATTEND an IN-PERSON INTERVIEW if selected to interview***
 

Location: Des Moines, IA

Duration: 10 months

Candidate Type:

Interview Type: IN PERSON


The individual will Work with the business team to understand the business need and how the current code correlates to the same, document the system and ‘to-be’ status of what would be needed for the system to be rewritten in a client-server distributed environment.

DHS primarily has two environments: Legacy Cobol/CICS/IDMS/VSAM systems and client server/Web .NET systems.  Most systems are centralized but there are distributed systems as well that are used in field offices and DHS owned and operated facilities.  Many systems are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.

Required Skills:
•    The role is more of a senior technical analyst.
•    Trace and document data system logic and flows by reading & analyzing JCL, COBOL programs, CICS definitions, ADSO/IDMS programs, and 3rd party utility control cards, SPSS-Mainframe, IDCAMS, SYNCSORT, and other common mainframe data manipulation processes.  
•    Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in Mainframe programs, third-party utilities, and other data manipulation products.  This includes both business and functional aspects of the business rules.
•    Understanding, analyzing and documenting current Mainframe logic and flows and work with the users and business teams to correlate the same with how the systems support the current business, Federal and State requirements.
•    Create detailed documentation of system analysis that would become the basis for a system rewrite into a client-server .Net environment.
•    Must complete the assigned task; communicate accurate and useful status updates; follow quality standards; Ability to work in a team environment; strong communication skills; both written and spoken.
•    Attention to details is a must since the documentation generated would be the basis of system rewrites.
•    Very clear, strong and precise Verbal and written communication skills are needed to work and coordinate with multiple teams.
•    Prior DHS/Medicaid/Medicare Buy-in/Integrated eligibility experience would be a plus.  
•    Work independently with little supervision or guidance

Required 10 years of experience in each of the below skills:

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL

Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions

Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in third party utilities, and other data manipulation products; in both business and functional

Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly).

Defining and documenting existing Business Processes

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc

Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, VSAM, Panvalet, MVS JCL and PROCs.

Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities.

Build solutions that cross multiple compute platforms (Mainframe CICS/Batch jobs and MS Windows servers) using batch processing techniques.

Implement data models as needed using VSAM datasets.

Build solutions within the specified project timelines

Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging.

Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills.

Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision.

Highly Desired Skills

IDMS development skills a plus

Previous experience with scheduling software

Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology

Demonstrate ability documenting and proposing architecture for Mainframe Systems

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL

Required     10 years

10

Years

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL

Required     10 years

10

Years

Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions

Required      10 years

10

Years

Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in third party utilities, and other data manipulation products; in both business and functional

Required       10 years

10

Years

Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly).

Required      10 years

 

10

Years

Defining and documenting existing Business Processes

Required       10 years

10

Years

Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc

Required       10 years

10

Years

Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, VSAM, Panvalet, MVS JCL and PROCs.

Required       10 years

10

Years

Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities.

Required       10 years

10

Years

Build solutions that cross multiple compute platforms (Mainframe CICS/Batch jobs and MS Windows servers) using batch processing techniques.

Required        10 years

10

Years

Implement data models as needed using VSAM datasets.

Required        10 years

 

10

Years

Build solutions within the specified project timelines

Required         10 years

 

10

Years

Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging.

Required         10 years

10

Years

Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills.

Required         10 years

10

Years

Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision.

Required         10 years

10

Years

IDMS development skills a plus

Highly desired  10 years

10

Years

Previous experience with scheduling software

Highly desired  10 years

 

10

Years

Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology

Highly desired    10 years

10

Years

Demonstrate ability documenting and proposing architecture for Mainframe Systems

Highly desired  5 years

5

Years

 

About Peer Solutions Group, Inc.

Peer Solutions Group, a full-service, Minority Certified (MBE) IT Services company founded by professionals with hands on experience in Staffing, Recruiting, Project Management, Technology and Consulting. Since the past 10+ years, we have helped our customers strengthen their competitive advantage, reduce operational costs, and improve efficiency by providing our Personalized Effective Efficient Reliable services with integrity, intellectual growth, quality, respect and positive thinking. Our core capabilities include but are not limited to:

  • Project Management Consulting
  • Business Process Analysis and Re-engineering
  • Custom Application Development/Programming
  • Cyber Security Consulting
  • IT Staffing

Peer Solutions Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing the right opportunities for the right people. We have a culture of entrepreneurship and innovation where our employees can make a difference. We are looking for like-minded, dynamic individuals to come and join our rapidly expanding team.

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