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Sr. Programmer Analyst - Mainframe in Maryland Heights, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

Sr. Programmer Analyst - Mainframe


Opportunity Overview


What IS Client Proposal Tools does…


The IS Client Proposal Tools team is responsible for numerous custom-built applications, used daily by our home office associates and branch teams to propose broker/dealer and fee-based accounts to clients and to manage changes those fee-based accounts after account opening. We're seeking an exceptionally talented person to innovate and collaborate with our team and to generate creative ideas that will continue taking these applications to the next level.



  • Interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work in both a team environment and as an individual contributor


What you'll do…



  • Design - Perform lead analyst role to design, code, test, debug, and maintain programs

  • Develop - Modify and develop complex information systems involving most phases of systems analysis and programming

  • Adapt - Shift work between different environments and multitask

  • Implement - Analyze, design, code and document programs and enhancements

  • Test - Conduct code walkthroughs to ensure programs meet the specified quality standards

  • Plan - Assist with defining and meeting business requirements, preparing detailed software specifications, and providing program or system level estimates

  • Monitor - Provide system support, including on-call pager rotation

  • Mentor - Provide guidance, training and mentorship on the business impact of the systems supported, technical systems design, development of best practices, and IS processes and tools



Position Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, or related technical field, or equivalent experience in information systems

  • 5+ years in software development and support for mainframe environments

  • Experience with mainframe development tools, such as COBOL and JCL, is required

  • Experience with Expediter (or similar debugging tool)

  • Experience with both batch and on-line program development

  • Experience with mainframe to open-system client communications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain complex technical issues in business terms

  • Excellent relationship-management, organizational, communication, time management and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and troubleshooting skills

  • Ability to work in both a team environment and as an individual contributor