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Sr. IT Developer (Mainframe) (Closed)

Sponsorship is not available


***The Federal Government and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may require applicants to have lived in the United States for a minimum of three (3) out of the last five (5) years to be employed with the Company. These years of residence do not have to be consecutive.***


The Senior IT Developer is responsible for development, programming, coding of Information Technology solutions. Senior IT Developers are responsible for documenting detailed specifications, participation in unit testing and maintenance of planned and unplanned internally developed applications, evaluation and performance testing of purchased products. Senior IT Developers are responsible for including IT Controls to protect the confidentiality, integrity, as well as availability of the application and data processed or output by the application. Senior IT Developers lead efforts, oversee work results, provide training and serve as a technical resource for other Developers.

 Write code for complex designs. Write programs that span platforms. Code to and/or create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)

Write code mostly for developing new programs Review code developed by other Developers Provide input to and drive programming standards Write detailed technical specifications. Identify integration points. Review technical specs created by other developers. Ensure sufficient quality and compliance of documentation to architectural standards. Report missing elements found in requirements and explain impacts to team members. Consult with other Developers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts and Project Managers. Serves as lead liaison to vendors as assigned. May serve on Steering Committees. "Scope" time, resources, etc. required to complete programming projects. Seek review from other Developers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts or Project Managers on estimates. Incorporate other Developer's scope information into own scope document (for integration points). Assist in reviewing vendor products. Provide SME input on compliance of products to architectural standards and impacts to IT environment. Perform unit testing and debugging. Set test conditions based upon code specifications. Able to debug most program errors (simple to complex). May seek assistance from vendors to debug complex errors. Support transition of application throughout the Product Development life cycle. Document what has to be migrated. Coordinate points for transitioning. Document what has to be migrated / file properties. Work on integration issues and determines the integration approach. Coordinate with other areas for integration architecture solutions. Assist technical team with defining configuration for installing products. May consult on database setup. May load database for testing, especially if there are multiple tables. Review vendor research and gap analyses. Narrows down vendor choices and makes final recommendation to technical team and client. Act as a technical mentor to other team members. May act as a technical lead on projects as assigned.


Performs other duties as the supervisor may, from time to time, deem necessary.



Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in a related field. 6+ years' related work experience, including progressive work experience in a programming or application development role  Experience and understanding with unit testing, release procedures, coding design and documentation protocol as well as change management procedures Proficiency using versioning tools Thorough knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills Flexible team player Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance Must demonstrate initiative and effective independent decision-making skills Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately  Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment In-depth understanding of the systems development life cycle Proficiency programming in more than one object oriented programming language Proficiency using standard desktop applications such as MS Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio Proficiency using debugging tools High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy Experience mentoring / or leading other development staff Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions, fairness and displaying appropriate levels of assertiveness


Specific tools, languages and specialty skills may vary (see below) Relevant Development certifications

Key Skillset:

8-10 years experience with COBOL programming and JCL in an MVS mainframe environment (develop, compile, test & implement).

Experience with Endevor is preferred.

Experience with SAS is preferred, but not required.

Experience with DB2 is preferred.

This position is located in Jacksonville, FL