IBM Mainframe Software Engineer

Immediate, multi-year contract opportunity for Software Engineers with specific knowledge in DB2, SQL, COBOL, and IBM utility toolkits. Our client, a major Federal Healthcare organization based in Washington DC (100% remote until early 2022) is seeking three (3) software engineers to assist with an overload of work within our clients MF/DB2 reporting team, who captures and retains data and reports that data to the proper channels both internally and externally. This team specifically supports the tail end of the claims adjudication process, so candidates with knowledge around Healthcare insurance claims is highly preferred. Day to day responsibilities include:

1. Provide mainframe COBOL DB2 & JCL development and testing support for quick and accurate responses to ad hoc bulk-data/reporting requests from both internal & external customers.
2. Provide day-to-day mainframe COBOL DB2 development, maintenance & production support for EIS Core Assets statistical claims and enrollment applications.
3. Other duties as assigned

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Required Skills

- Minimum of 6 years of mainframe batch COBOL/DB2 MVS applications development experience in a z/OS environment accessing DB2 databases.
- Any IBM utility tools (Xpediter, Changeman, FileAid, Sync Sort etc..)
- Demonstrated experience within the healthcare insurance industry and knowledge of claims/enrollment data is a BIG PLUS.
- Strong SQL query knowledge
- Strong analytical & problem solving (JCL/SQL error handling and debugging) skills
- Demonstrated experience working with large, sequential, variable length files.
- Ability to quickly analyze requirements & provide accurate level of effort estimates & firmly commit to negotiated delivery dates.
- Strong testing skills
- Comfortable receiving instructions from team lead developers
- Ability to work off-hours and weekends when necessary
- Excellent verbal and written communications skills

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Washington, DC



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, December 27, 2021

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Anticipated Duration

12 months+

Date Posted

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

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