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Mainframe Software Engineer Senior 50767 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 1/11/2019

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Job ID: 50767

Mainframe Software Engineer Position Description:

  • The mainframe software engineer will predominantly support the applications in the Shipping Notification and Payment Authorization product and work with internal customers to determine their application needs and determine the strategy for meeting those needs. 
  • They will be responsible for supporting, analyzing, writing, documenting, testing, trouble shooting and deploying mainframe code solutions. 
  • Implement the solution with appropriate tools and standards 
  • Ensure quality by writing unit test cases, utilizing mainframe analysis tools, adhering to architecture benchmarks, and providing adequate documentation 
  • Contribute ideas to innovative designs 
  • Apply company implementation of software craftsmanship and Agile principles 
  • Identify and resolve defects in the application or code 
  • Develop applications for supportability 
  • On Call support 
  • Meet security and control requirements for Sarbanes-Oxley compliance including: IT Policy Manual compliance, Systems audit completion and evidence gathering, audit participation and resolving operationally identified comments (OICs). 
  • Work with other IT teams (Server operations, Ops Control, DBAs etc.)

Skills Required:

  • 3+ years of experience as a mainframe analyst developer with medium to complex systems requiring deep analysis.
  • Mainframe design and analysis, including developing and debugging enterprise applications in various software languages/tools including: 
  • Strong analytical skills 
  • IMS DB/DC (essential) 
  • COBOL 
  • DB2 
  • JCL experience 
  • SPUFI 
  • FTP 
  • IBM debugger 
  • Experience with trouble shooting complex system issues 
  • Ability to learn the application behavior from written code. 
  • Knowledge of Agile development

Experience Preferred: 

  • Automotive mainframe experience
  • Background in PUPS change management system 
  • Knowledge of AM/AD environments

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have fun a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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