Software Engineer - Mainframe

Employer: Finastra
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Updated at: 18.06.2019
    Short company description

    Formed in 2017 by the combination of Misys and D+H, Finastra builds and deploys innovative, next-generation technology on our open Fusion software architecture and cloud ecosystem. Our scale and geographical reach means that we can serve customers effectively, regardless of their size or location—from global financial institutions to community banks and credit unions.


    3+ years of experience with mainframe technologies: TSO, JCL, COBOL, MVS, CICS, IAM/VSAM, EASYTRIEVE PLUS, SAS, ENDEVOR, Sort, FileAid, AbendAid, CONNECT:DIRECT (NDM), MQ SERIES, BIZTALK, Expeditor, REXX.
    Capable to quickly adapt and perform in those scenarios where third party products and services need to be integrated with our own products.
    Good understanding of software performance optimization and metrics
    Good problem-solving skills, ability to recognize and implement design patterns effectively.
    Exposure to application and data architectures principles and best practices.
    Hands-on experience with unit testing best practices and implementation
    Awareness of and adherence to best practices, testing and deployment
    Experience as a development professional in self-driven, fast-paced environments organized by Agile methodology
    Excellent communication skills, combined with strong desire to contribute and succeed as part of a team with high professional standards.
    Experience with z/OS Connect, IBM tools, Node.JS an asset.
    Knowledge of service bus basic concepts and practical ways to implement with Advanced Message Queueing Protocol (AMQP) is an asset
    Full stack (web frontend) development is an asset
    Microsoft .NET experience is an asset


    Job Description
    What will you contribute?

    The Mainframe Software Engineer is responsible for developing and implementing mainframe software systems, as well as supporting members of an agile development team. You will be involved in planning, designing, building, supporting and maintaining new and existing enterprise-grade solutions.

    Your deliverables as a Mainframe Software Engineer will include, but are not limited to, the following:

    Designs and develops high-quality code.
    Tests, debugs, analyzes and fixes application problems/issues. Works closely with stakeholders to fix issues in a timely fashion.
    Understand and follow the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
    Other duties and projects as assigned.