Mainframe Technical Developer/ Analyst

Location: St Paul, MN, United States
Date Posted: 06-21-2017
NorthShore Resources has a contract opportunity for a Mainframe Technical Developer/ Analyst in St. Paul, MN!
Mainframe IDMS Technical Analyst
This position will provide hands-on design. The Analyst provides development direction and assigns tasks to developers. The Analyst effectively applies technical knowledge and analysis of existing system to deliver the business solution. This role will drive the technical solution that includes enhancements to a custom IDMS mainframe solution.

This Analyst is responsible for quickly understanding the current IDMS database design and recommending/confirming database enhancements supporting the business need. The Analyst  will directly interface with business  team to ensure the solution meets the requirements.

Main Responsibilities:
• Analysis of current IDMS system that needs enhancement
• IDMS database design
• Provide written technical specifications and work direction to deliver solutions
• Lead sessions to review new solution with internal technical team
• Actively identify, escalate and manage resolution of development issues. Determine root cause, facilitate discovery and negotiation of practical solutions, implement and gain acceptance of recommend changes.

Basic Qualifications:
• 7+ years of experience in IDMS environment with experience in a technical role
• Proven ability to translate business requirements to database design and application development using ADS/Online
• Ability to anticipate and manage development issues, conflicts, risks and deliver project in a set timeline
• Self motivated

• Comfortable with learning new things
• High attention to detail

Technical skills: COBOL, JCL, EasyTrieve, IDMS DML, ADS/Online, IDMS-DC COBOL, IDD, OLQ on IBM MVS mainframe platform

Why work for NorthShore Resources?
NorthShore Resources is a Minneapolis-based IT consulting firm, whose focus is to provide superior quality and unparalleled customer service in all aspects of our business. We offer great local jobs to local people, allowing us to build solid, long-term relationships with our clients and consultants.
While working as a consultant for NorthShore Resources, you’ll receive benefits such as medical, dental, and 401(k) with company matching. You’ll also receive one of the best benefits an employer can offer – support! Our staff is here to help you every step of the way, ensuring that all of your questions are answered and that you’re placed on a path to success.
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