Junior Mainframe Developer/ W DB2 in Pennington, NJ at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 11/1/2019

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Junior Mainframe Developer/ W DB2 Overview:

Signature Consultants is seeking a Mainframe Developer for an opportunity in Pennington, NJ. This requisition is for a senior mainframe programmer with excellent DB2 skills. Resource will perform a variety of programming assignments requiring knowledge of established programming procedures and data processing requirements. Maintain and modify programs. Serves as a fully seasoned/proficient technical resource.


  • Code, test and troubleshoot programs utilizing the appropriate hardware, database, and programming technology.
  • Refine data and format final product. maintain and modify programs; make approved changes by amending flow charts, develop detailed programming logic, and coding changes.
  • Test and develop programming modifications. Write new program code using prescribed specifications.
  • Evaluate simple interrelationships between programs such as whether a contemplated change in one part of a program would cause unwanted results in a related part.
  • Analyze performance of programs and take action to correct deficiencies based on consultation with users and approval of supervisor.
  • Confer with users to gain understanding of needed changes or modifications of existing programs.
  • Resolve questions of program intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls.
  • Write and maintain programming documentation.
  • Analyze based software solutions compatibility with company requirements.
  • Maintain confidentiality with regard to the information being processed, stored or accessed. Document programming problems and resolutions for future reference.
  • Develops, enhances, debugs, supports, maintains and tests software applications that support business units or supporting functions.
  • Participates in the design, development and implementation of complex applications.
  • Self-motivated and quick-learner who can take the full ownership of designs from concept to design and support.
  • Ensure processes are followed at all stages of Software Development Life Cycle.
  • Prepare and/or review Impact Analysis, HLD and LLD documents.
  • Participate in SIT/UAT. Develop & do various testing (Unit, Regression, Restart) of complex batch programs.

Required ("Must Have") Skills:

  • 5-7 years of experience in Mainframe Application Development (COBOL,JCL, VSAM)
  • Strong DB2 skill
  • Mainframe tools: SPUFI, NDM
  • Strong analytical and logical skill of understanding the problem and identifying the root cause of the issue

Desired ("Nice Have")

  • Hands-on with IBM mainframe tools like Endevor, IBM File Manager, BMC AR/CTL, QMF, IBM Workload Scheduler, OPC scheduler, Easytrieve, CICS, RDz, and Native stored procedures
  • Knowledge with DFSORT, ICETOOL and other utility programs
  • Prior work experience in financial industry and have business knowledge on the wealth management concepts
  • Hands-on development experience in Agile environment

About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the "Best Staffing Firms to Work For" and is now the 14th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 28 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients' technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com. Signature Consultants is the parent company to Hunter Hollis and Madison Gunn.