Senior Mainframe Developer - job id 33362


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Senior Mainframe Developer

$71 IC or $65 w2

Bedford, MA



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Claire Volis


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(732) 757-2841


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(212) 616-4800 ext-590




A Contract position at company that owns exchanges for financial and commodity markets, and operates 23 regulated exchanges and marketplaces..

Pay Options: IC - Self Incorporated or 3rd Party (Subcontract) or w2.

Contact Claire Volis. call (732)791-4721 / (212)616-4800 ext.590 or email claire@sans.com with the Job Code CV33362 or Click the Apply Now button ().

Location: Bedford, MA.

Skills required for the position: MAINFRAME, REXX, COBOL, BATCH PROCESSING.

Optional (not required):DB2, C

Detailed Info: to join and help on a team of experienced developers (~5 people) working on mission critical data delivery systems. The systems utilize multiple technologies to distribute financial data (both reference and pricing data) through various mediums from bulk file deliveries to on-line interfaces. The candidate should be able to work independently, handle multiple simultaneous tasks and be adept at prioritizing their work. The candidate will be able to focus on the project priorities in order to deliver the required product at the scheduled time. They should be comfortable collaborating with business analysts, product managers, quality assurance groups and client services to refine requirements and plan implementation strategies. The applicant will have experience in problem solving, planning, and estimating development efforts and have strong communication skills.


Most importantly they should demonstrate the ability to show initiative and be able to move projects forward to completion with minimal supervision. The candidate will be expected to be involved in the full life cycle of the systems development from requirement gathering through development and testing to on-going support and maintenance. The position will involve some on-call support outside of regular business hours, nights and weekends. Development, maintenance and support of our current IBM mainframe platform.

Development/Computing Environment: 5+ years' experience developing on an IBM Mainframe using an operating system such as z/OS, CMS, z/VM

Familiarity with REXX, Cobol

Familiarity with batch processing

Familiarity with file-based record storage systems like VSAM a plus

Familiarity with DB2 a plus

Familiarity with C in a mainframe environment a plus.

The position offers competitive rate.


Job Id: 33362