Information Technology

Employment TYPE

Contract

LOCATION

Columbia, South Carolina

DATE POSTED

March 18, 2019

INDUSTRY

Information Technology

POSITION(S)

1

SALARY

Negotiable

Job# J348

CL - Systems Software Programmer - Advanced

About The Opportunity

This position organizes, plans, designs, programs, tests, debugs, installs, and maintains critical University computer systems in support of the mainframe HR, Payroll, Finance and business systems. Serves as senior technical staff member for assigned projects. Provides consulting services to customers and helps provides solutions to complex problems. Assists upper management and user in assigning priorities and planning future activities. This position will also be directly involved in migrating these systems from the mainframe to an alternate platform.

Job Description

  • This position organizes, plans, designs, programs, tests, debugs, installs, and maintains critical University computer systems in support of the mainframe HR, Payroll, Finance and business systems. Serves as senior technical staff member for assigned projects. Provides consulting services to customers and helps provides solutions to complex problems. Assists upper management and user in assigning priorities and planning future activities. This position will also be directly involved in migrating these systems from the mainframe to an alternate platform.
  • Daily Duties / Responsibilities
  • Order of Importance
  • Review requests for services, provide analysis and design options to meet identified system needs.
  • Programs, tests, and debugs critical mainframe applications and batch processes.
  • Prepare system specifications, develop projects schedules, with meaningful and observable milestones, and assign tasks. Identify and eliminate inhibitors.
  • Maintain written documentation for assigned systems, write, test, and implement complex computer programs and systems.
  • Resolve one time emergency problems to ensure successful operation of Administrative Systems. Research inquiries from users. Assist with ad hoc reports. Coordinate production schedules among administrative areas at critical time frames.
  • Required Education/Certifications: Bachelor\'s degree in computer science or related area and three (3) years of experience with computer system development and modification or an associate degree with five (5) years experience or equivalency. Extensive knowledge of hierarchical databases. Some knowledge relational databases. Effective working knowledge of microcomputer software packages (MS Office). Excellent analytical skills.

Required Skills

  • Database Platforms DB2 Yes 1
  • Database Platforms IMS Yes 1
  • Development Tools SQL Yes 1
  • Miscellaneous TSO Yes 1
  • Operating Systems/APIs MVS Yes 1
  • Programming Languages Cobol (Any) Yes 1
  • Programming Languages JCL Yes 1

Duration

12 Months

Please Contact me to discuss the hiring process!

Harmanpreet Singh

Sr. Executive Recruiter
Contact: (310) 929-8421 Ext: 108
Email: harman.s@staffactory.com

Hi! My name is Harmanpreet Singh. I love to work with people and help them find their dream job. I work with my consultants to understand their niche area of work and look for the best match for them. I feel that keeping in mind the priorities of my consultants help me to serve them better. Additionally, I always keep them posted about new relevant jobs which help me to build a connection with them not only professionally but at a personal level as well.