Sr. Specialist Mainframe developer - COBOL, CICS, DB2 Sr. Specialist Mainframe developer - COBOL, CICS,  …

BNY Mellon
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Sep 21
Competitive
BNY Mellon
in New York, NY
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 24 Sep 21
Competitive
Sr. Specialist Mainframe developer - COBOL, CICS, DB2
Sr. Specialist Mainframe developer - COBOL, CICS, DB2

The successful candidate will be working on Mainframe development against modern distributed technology for Custody application. This position is part of an Asset Servicing prioritization to invest in and grow our Custody technology to initiate a target state architecture that supports all elements of Custody.

Mainframe Technical Skills

• Programming Language - COBOL, there are many other reporting languages such as Eazytrieve, etc. There are loads of other languages which internally generate code in Cobol. These code generators are dying very fast. Even Assembler, PL1 are no longer considered standard tech. In most of the mainframe shops the focus is to write in COBOL as maintenance is most important issue.

• Knowledge of SQL, DB2 stored procedure. With increased focus on mainframe integration with other technologies such as CICS web services, MQ series etc.

• JOB processing: JCL

• Scheduler - ESP, etc.

• Version control Tool - Endeavor.

• Databases: DB2, VSAM, QSAM

• Fileaid and similar tools for browsing the files

• File transfer - NDM, Connect direct, secure FTP etc.

• SPUFI, QMF, BMC catalog manager, Fileaid db2 etc.

• Online: CICS.

General experience with real time CICS background processing using IBM MQ series.

• Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

• Knowledge on SWIFT message types is a plus.

• Deep understanding of the software development life cycle.

• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), ability to work in a team environment.

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work well independently.

• Experience with complex system integration projects.

• Experience working with business analysts, database administrators, project managers and technical architects in multiple geographical areas.

Consults with internal business groups to provide appropriate application software development services or technical support. Provides application software development services or technical support in more complex situations. The job holder leads the technical design, development and documentation of cross-functional, multi-platform application systems. S/he analyzes, defines and documents requirements for data, workflow, and logical processes and interfaces with other systems. S/he also ensures that expected application performance levels are achieved by coordinating, coding, testing, implementation and documentation. Programming well-designed, testable, efficient code. Analyze, design and develop tests and test-automation suites. Actively participate in code reviews. Apply security and privacy principles. Develop software verification plans and quality assurance procedures. Troubleshoot, debug and upgrade existing systems. Participate in deployment process following all change controls. Provide ongoing maintenance, support and enhancements in existing systems and platforms. Provide recommendations for continuous improvement. Work alongside other engineers on the team to elevate technology and consistently apply best practices. Collaborate closely with all the other members of the team to take shared responsibility for the overall efforts that the team has committed to. Prior experience with using a specific application development toolkit and knowledge of a mainframe development language required (i.e. COBOL, DB2, CICS) Communications and organization skills; team work skills Contributes to the achievement of area objectives

Qualifications

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Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required 7-9 years of experience in software development required; experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus. Job holder must have understanding interdependencies and business impact of future IT plans. S/he must have prior lead experience selecting and implementing vendor-specific methodologies and prior consulting experience with structured methodologies. Extensive experience with developing and supporting mainframe applications required. Job holder must have broad experience with multi-platform development tools and toolkits.

• Knowledge of SQL, DB2 stored procedure. With increased focus on mainframe integration with other technologies such as CICS web services, MQ series etc.

• JOB processing: JCL

• Scheduler - ESP, etc.

• Version control Tool - Endeavor.

• Databases: DB2, VSAM, QSAM

• Fileaid and similar tools for browsing the files

• File transfer - NDM, Connect direct, secure FTP etc.

• SPUFI, QMF, BMC catalog manager, Fileaid db2 etc.

• Online: CICS.

General experience with real time CICS background processing using IBM MQ series.

• Experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.

• Knowledge on SWIFT message types is a plus.

• Deep understanding of the software development life cycle.

• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), ability to work in a team environment.

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to work well independently.

• Experience with complex system integration projects.

• Experience working with business analysts, database administrators, project managers and technical architects in multiple geographical areas.

BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Minorities/Females/Individuals With Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Our ambition is to build the best global team - one that is representative and inclusive of the diverse talent, clients and communities we work with and serve - and to empower our team to do their best work. We support wellbeing and a balanced life, and offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies and employee forums.

Primary Location: United States-New Jersey-Woodland Park
Internal Jobcode: 96183
Job: Information Technology
Organization: Asset Servicing Technology-HR07302}
Requisition Number: 2108908
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