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Sr. Mainframe Developer using Cobol and TSO on MVS platform for an insurance client-705

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 3
Start Date: Feb 06, 2023
Job End Date: Aug 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126906
Location: Calgary, Edmonton, Halifax, London, Montreal, Ottawa, Regina, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria, Winnipeg
6 months to start
Fully WFH

Mandate description: Working on the Production support team. Coding and developing using Cobol and TSO on MVS platform. Implementing defect fixes to Production using Mainframe application development life cycle. Resolving nightly batch failures. Supporting ad hoc requests. Producing ad hoc queries of production data. Nightly oncall on a weekly rotation, approximately 6 times a year. Assigning to projects as required. 
Languages spoken and written: English, French

Must haves:
  • 7+ years of experience as a Mainframe developer coding with Cobol on an MVS platform
  • Experience working with mainframe technology stack: TSO/ISPF, CICS, VSAM, DFSORT
  • Experience with SAS 
  • Experience working with ServiceNow, JIRA, Confluence
Nice to haves:
  • Bilingual preferred: English and French
  • Halcion/Paxus & Supra databases 
  • IMS
  • Property & Casualty insurance experience  
 On-call required: Nightly batch support on a weekly rotation, approximately 6 times a year