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40919-1 - Sr. Mainframe (COBOL, JCL) Developer to Join a Major Banking Client

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Jul 04, 2022
Job End Date: Jul 03, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 120557
Location: Toronto
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Position: Sr. Mainframe Developer
Location: Remote
Duration: 12 months with possible extension 

Must-Have Skills:
Mainframe background with ability to design solutions in the existing infrastructure
.NET, SQL, DB2 and Mainframe a must (COBOL, JCL)
• Previous banking / FI experience
Trade Finance LOB business knowledge required

Nice-to-Have Skills:
• Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft SCCM, Active Directory and Group Policies Objects


Role Mandate:
The individual will be responsible for application and integration ensuring applications delivered according to documented user requirements, industry, the bank best practices. They will collaborate and interact internally and externally with colleagues, customers, and vendors to ensure that the packaging and deployment of software applications are effective, functional, and reliable.

Candidate Value Proposition (CVP):
This role allows the candidate(s) to work in an established institution and with multiple groups within the client, which will allow candidate(s) to build effective skills and confidence. The individual is exposed to other lines of business, as there are lots of opportunities for learning, growth, and development.

Group Culture:
This individual will be working in a collaborate, fast-paced and friendly environment. Team chat is available throughout the day for team members to communicate. The ideal candidate is eager to learn, confident, and will seek guidance when in doubt!

Role Responsibilities:
• Leverage the existing tools, processes and best practices associated with application packaging such that documented user requirements are satisfied while adhering to  company technical standards
• Work collaboratively with the Desktop Engineering team, subject matter experts and end users to ensure thorough testing is completed prior to production delivery
• Test and verify security controls in fixes, and new or upgraded products. Appropriate security stance must be maintained within all packages
• Work collaboratively with the Release Management team to assist in application rationalization practices, particularly when receiving net new software requests
• Build strong working relationships internally and with LOBs, the Engineering and Release Management teams to maintain a high level of customer satisfaction
• Maintain open communications with the Engineering and QA teams to ensure appropriate technical configurations are completed relative to user requirements and that all applicable standards are met
• Advising – This role is accountable for advising management on the appropriate technology solution to meet the needs of the clients.
• Coordinating - This role participates in meetings with the Engineering team, the Release Management team, project teams, subject matter experts and the users to discuss and resolve technical issues as they arise to ensure we are delivering the best possible solution.