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Mainframe Programmer

Company: Mindteck
Location: Durham
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:


Client TalentSource is your destination for discovering your next temporary role at Client Investments. We are currently sourcing for a Mainframe Programmer to work in Client 's Workplace Investing Group in Westlake, Texas!


This position sits within the development team and is a client facing role to develop software for Company Match within Client 's Workplace Investments - Record Keeping and Operations Platforms Division.

Primary Responsibilities:

Work directly with both technical and business partners on the business requirements.

Analyze and make the appropriate modifications:

This includes analyzing requirements, developing an appropriate design, writing new programs, editing existing modules, modifying new or existing reports, building or optimizing new or existing feeds, testing enhancements and implementing the proven improvements into the production environment.

Mine and manipulate data to build test data and test cases for multiple or complex projects

Document expected results:

In collaboration with the project team, develop and periodically confirm test schedule

Implement Systems Integration Test Plan, including the comparison of actual results to pre-determined results

Document and report on identified system testing issues in standard defect tracking tool

Define system regression tests for future projects and for ongoing regression efforts; transition system regression test cases to the QA regression team

Identify defects in multiple environments and throughout all phases of the development life cycle and ensure that development groups address all open defects in a timely manner.

Support production verification and validation:

Work in conjunction with all functional groups to identify potential future improvements to the overall process, requirements gathering and documentation or test templates

Skills and Knowledge:

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High level of attention to detail

Strong oral and written communication skills

Good technical skills including a deep grasp of relational databases, file processing, application and web-enabling technologies

Solid grasp of the software development process including analysis, design, coding, system and user testing, problem resolution and planning

QA Project Team Leader, are responsible for directing and the overall testing effort

Education and Experience:

Stellar knowledge of COBOL II, JCL, DB2, VSAM & MVS Utilities

5+ years hands-on mainframe development experience

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is required

Experience in the financial services industry area a plus

Experience with QA, system development, and test project life cycle methodologies

Ability to work optimally with product development and systems management

COVID work policy

Safety is our top priority. Once we can be together in person with fewer safety measures, this role will follow our dynamic working approach. You'll be spending some of your time onsite depending on the nature and needs of your role.

Dynamic working - post pandemic

Our aim is to combine the best of working offsite with coming together in person. For most teams this means a consistent balance of working from home and office that supports the needs of your role, experience level, and working style.

Your success and growth is important to us, so you'll want to enjoy the benefits of coming together in person - face to face learning and training, quality time with your manager and teammates, building your career network, making friends, and taking full advantage of cultural and social experiences Client provides for you.

While others say it, we do it: we care. We have great people and we do great work. Just as importantly, we have great relationships with an impressive clientele. Over 1,000 talented, diverse, and career-minded professionals are carving out their role and experiencing a good mix of challenges and opportunities - and we're rooting for them along the way, every day. For more, click:

Mindteck is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other trait protected by law.

Keywords: Mindteck, Durham , Mainframe Programmer, IT / Software / Systems , Durham, North Carolina

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