Natural/ADABAS Developer with zOS, JCL, TSO, Agile and SNAP/TANF/EBT experience

Request ID: IN-8124-1 (97090614)

Natural/ADABAS Developer with zOS, JCL, TSO, Agile and SNAP/TANF/EBT experience

Location: Columbia SC
Duration: 12 Months

REQUIRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
• 5+ years of experience independently designing and implementing medium to large-scale software systems and components using .net architectures.
• 5+ years of experience developing data-driven applications utilizing legacy database engines as part of the overall application architecture.
• 5+ years’ experience building Legacy MF systems, utilizing scalable approaches, and complex security models/implementations
• Successful design and implementation of multiple software components and subsystems.
• Ability to communicate the design and implementation of software systems including relevant strengths/weaknesses and reasons for implementation decisions.
• Ability to communicate (orally and written) effectively with technical, non-technical staff, and customers/stakeholders as needed or directed.
• Ability to communicate effectively with the DSS and other State information technology staff.
Desired Qualifications
• 5+ years of experience in the design, and operations of Federal Certified SNAP and TANF Eligibility and Benefit Issuance systems.
• 5+ years of experience on the implementation and operations of Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) systems statewide.
Environments and Tools
• IBM zOS
• Software AG Natural/ADABAS
• IBM JCL
• IBM TSO
• MS Excel
• MS Word

PREFERRED SKILLS (RANK IN ORDER OF IMPORTANCE):
• Preference will be given to experience related to Economic Services Eligibility applications (SNAP/TANF) system design and development and/or knowledge of the Economic Services program’s mission and objectives
• Experience with Agile software development is a plus.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS:

A bachelor’s degree in computer science or related area and experience in computer system development and modification. Related experience may be substituted for the bachelor’s degree on a year-for-year basis.
A work experience in the modification and maintenance of system programs, the design and development of system software, or the testing and debugging of system software.
An Associates degree or a bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for the required work experience.

DAILY DUTIES / RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate should be an experienced coder in Natural/ADABAS, COBOL CICS working under the supervision of the Economic Services Technical Manager. Experience on the operations and development of SNAP/TANF and EBT applications is highly desirable. This includes lead requirements workshops with the Economic Services program are staff, develop Technical requirements, code development, unit testing, integration testing, and deployment.
Job Duties
• Interact with other software engineers and technical leads to understand subsystem and component specifications and recommend changes to facilitate efficient and effective development.
• Provide an architectural framework for information system development, maintenance, and enhancement efforts.
• Design and document subsystems and system components consisting of several components working together to execute an encapsulated function of the larger system.
• Determine and communicate the implications of system-level decisions on subsystems and components and help determine how best to mitigate or take advantage of these implications.
• Determine and communicate the requirements and capabilities of components within the context of the larger system, project, and team.
• Participate in efforts to share technology, functional knowledge and expertise within the organization; mentor junior and aspiring software development engineers.
• Perform tasks efficiently and work together with team to ensure project success.

Experience
Development Tools MS Excel Yes 1 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Development Tools MS Word Yes 1 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Miscellaneous Legacy code (COBOL; JCL, etc.) – Reading, interpreting, and documenting current processes and requirements Yes 1 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Miscellaneous TSO Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Operating Systems/APIs CICS No 2 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Operating Systems/APIs IBM z-Series mainframe No 2 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Packaged Applications BlueZone Software Application No 2 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Programming Languages JCL Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Software Framwork mainframe architectures No 2 Intermediate Within 6 Months 2 – 4 Years
Specialties ADABAS Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years
Specialties Natural Yes 1 Advanced Currently Using 4 – 6 Years

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