VIVA USA Inc Mainframe Technical Analyst in Des Moines, Iowa
Req Ref No: SRIAIT9 Location: Des Moines, IA Duration: 7.5 months
Client 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 Client owned and operated facilities. Many systems are home grown while some systems use third-party applications.
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 client Buy-in/Integrated eligibility experience would be a plus. Work independently with little supervision or guidance Skill - Required / Desired - Amount - of Experience Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL - Required - 10 - Years Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing COBOL - Required - 10 - Years Trace and document data flows by reading and analyzing CICS definitions - Required - 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 Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly). - Required - 10 - Years Defining and documenting existing Business Processes - Required - 10 - Years Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. etc - Required - 10 - Years Perform Mainframe programming with COBOL, VSAM, Panvalet, MVS JCL and PROCs. - Required - 10 - Years Demonstrated ability to effectively use third party tools and system utilities. - Required - 10 - Years Build solutions that cross multiple compute platforms (Mainframe CICS/Batch jobs and MS Windows servers) using batch processing techniques. - Required - 10 - Years Implement data models as needed using VSAM datasets. - Required - 10 - Years Build solutions within the specified project timelines - Required - 10 - Years Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging. - Required - 10 - Years Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills. - Required - 10 - Years Demonstrated ability of self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision. - Required - 10 - Years IDMS development skills a plus - Highly desired - 10 - Years Previous experience with scheduling software - Highly desired - 10 - Years Understanding and experience in building consumable Web Services with Mainframe Technology - Highly desired - 10 - Years Demonstrate ability documenting and proposing architecture for Mainframe Systems - Highly desired - 5 - Years
VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.