• Harrisburg Mainframe Developer

    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/24/2018 10:53 AM)
    Job ID
    Application Development
  • Overview

    SDLC Partners is a dynamic and fast-paced, privately held consulting firm with 400+ employees.  We deliver customized digital solutions to transform organizations through our uniquely enabled talent, processes, and leadership.  Through full scope partner, strategic, and improvement solutions, we give clients access to some of the best talent available across our service lines.  We hire individuals who embody our goal to enable performance for our clients and we believe strongly in growing and developing talent. 


    • Partner with clients to develop a trusted relationship
    • Work with a wide array of business and IT management to analyze, design and develop system architecture using standard COBOL design patterns
    • Analyze existing programs to determine the impact of proposed changes and propose alternative approaches
    • Create technical documentation, including system architecture and design, use case diagrams, and workflow diagrams and verified against business requirements
    • Support testing, debugging, and refining the software to produce the required product
    • Good experience in application of standard software development principles
    • Flexibility to work on modifications to existing systems as well as development of brand new mainframe applications


    Education:  Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related degree


    • Minimum 3-4 years of mainframe-based application development experience
    • Preferred:  7+ years of mainframe-based application development experience

    Specialized Knowledge

    • Thorough knowledge of COBOL programming language
    • Thorough knowledge of JCL and job scheduling techniques
    • Experience with staging and packaging elements for production turnover
    • Experience with DB2 and SQL queries, including integration of queries within COBOL programs
    • Experience with program debugging tools such as Expeditor or Tracemaster
    • Experience with IBM utilities in JCL such as IDCAMS, IEBGENER, IEFBR14, SYNCSORT
    • Experience in on-call situations solving production abends is a plus
    • Demonstrated experience with DB2, IMS
    • Healthcare insurance industry experience preferred but not required

    Additional Qualifications

    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Basic client-facing skills
    • Desire for achievement and action
    • Previous consulting experience is a plus
    • Strong focus on delivery to the client through execution

    This position is in Harrisburg, PA

    Must be US Citizen


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