Software Developer Specialist – Mainframe – 6400
Note: This position is fully remote nationwide
Software Developer Specialist – Mainframe
Specialist Software developer will be responsible helping to design, build, optimize, drive enhancements and maintain mission critical applications / technologies that allow our business partners to proactively manage business processes. This individual, working independently will be a key contributor in defining and designing future state technical strategy. They will evaluate functional and technical problems of complex applications and technologies identifying and analyzing risks and design trade-offs; and work effectively with business and technical subject matter experts, other developers, systems analysts, quality assurance analysts and third party vendors ensuring that deliverables are met.
? Analyze functional application design and develop/test detailed programs for complex components. Participate in strategy development, requirements definition, design walkthroughs, and code reviews. Design and document system integration/configuration as required.
? Utilize application development tools and methodologies across multiple platforms. Identify opportunities for improving application functionality and performance issues by working with customers and architecture resources.
? Help mentor and coach application developers, interns and associates and act as a knowledgeable subject matter expert.
? Support and solve critical production support issues. Perform urgent problem resolution, including 24×7 on call support.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or other related field. Equivalent work experience may be accepted.
Minimum Years Of Work Related Experience Required
Minimum of 8+ years of development experience in relevant technologies/systems required.
Skills and Abilities Required
Have expert technical understanding of relevant technologies , business processes and systems. Track record of meeting deadlines and delivering high quality results. Accountability and ownership of technical strategy, design and work output. Adaptability, including dealing effectively with ambiguity. Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to effectively communicate with various levels of IT and business management. Implementation experience with waterfall/SDF and Agile development methodologies. Working knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, .Net, C# and/or Mainframe and COBOL. Strong SQL development skills. Experience with SDF development methodologies, Waterfall and Agile.
Background in Insurance, Investment or Financial business & systems preferred.
Decisions may have substantial and far reaching impacts to department or organization. Accountable to department and organization, substantial and far reaching financial impact to organization. Extensive latitude for independent judgment.
Performs work on critical issues and the most complex projects, where analysis of situation and issues requires expert level evaluation of intangibles. Contributes to the development of business unit/division strategy. Infrequently, may have 1-2 direct reports, especially if within a small department managing a specific, complex function and with a an expert level of technical expertise in this discipline.
Skills And Knowledge
Is recognized expert within the organization, both within the business unit/division and beyond own function. Applies an expert level and diversified knowledge of a field of specialization.
Often provides strategic direction. Supervision is essentially administrative. Likely has mentor/lead responsibilities.
Contact with Others
Work effectively with business and technical subject matter experts, other developers, systems analysts, quality assurance analysts and third party vendors ensuring that deliverables are met. Communicates regularly with various levels of IT and business management.
Pay Range: $67.00 – $78.00 per hour depending upon experience.
Health & Medical Benefits, 401K, Employee Assistance Program, and Sick Time applicable by state.