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Cobol Programmer / HP 3000 Developer

Online Technical Services San Jose, CA
  • Expired: 27 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Contract Details:
Schedule: Full-Time (On-Site) – (no holidays, weekends, or overtime)
Location: San Jose, CA 95110
Project Need: 6 Months, extensions are possible and this position could turn to FTE

Project Specific Tasks/Deliverables:
Seeking a COBOL/HP3000 developer who will be responsible for maintaining the AIMS application which runs on a HP3000 system and support the HP3000 system administration work with other team members. The AIMS application is the main appraisal and assessment application for the Assessor's Office.
The successful candidate should have experience with program development work in COBOL on HP3000 as well as HP3000 system administration experience. The candidate must have the knowledge and experience performing duties
listed below.
• Maintaining the software application running on HP3000 system
• Supporting the HP3000 system administration work with other team members
• Program development work in COBOL on HP3000
• HP3000 system administration work such as batch job scheduling, system backup and restore, printer and
• output management among other system management tasks.

General Experience:

Typical Tasks:
• Develops and maintains programming applications for systems, databases, internet and network applications -- including analyzing departmental needs, creating data flow diagrams, writing source code, designing databases, programming servers and network communications devices -- in order to automate departmental processes, and maintain and manage network applications;
• Maintaining the software application running on HP3000 system
• Supporting the HP3000 system administration work with other team members.

Duties and Responsibilities – May focus in any of the development areas

Development and Maintenance:
1. Develops, maintains and programs the codes in COBOL language using HP3000
2. Develops, maintains and program codes and data using QEDIT for HP3000
3. Develops, maintains and program code in Suprtool using HP3000
4. Develops, maintains and write reports using QUIZ in job streams.
5. Development and maintenance of job schedule using Conman, Composer, Arranger using
6. Create and maintain Datasets using DBGeneral
7. Assures the accessibility of all HP3000 applications to all users by developing, maintaining,
and communicating policies for system access, and assessing individual site accessibility.

Other Duties:
1. Maintain and manage development and production environments of HP3000
2. Deployment and of jobs and COBOL programs for HP3000
3. Daily review of overnight HP3000 schedules and jobs.
4. Participate in discussions involving the application creation and understand the requirements
and provide the process functionality for the applications.
5. Identify and write best possible code for documentation and understanding of the business
logic for other developers and team members.
6. Determines appropriate tools for projects and uses them as required
7. Works with all required development and documentation tools.
8. Assumes full responsibility for multiple concurrently assigned projects and applications by
analyzing user needs, evaluating solution options, making recommendations, developing in-
house systems or subsystems, programming the systems or subsystems, maintaining source
control processes, establishing documentation to support the new systems, and collaborating
with user communities and other team members, and programming areas as needed.
9. Develops and maintains the AIMS application framework in coordination with Surround and
Evaporate methodology.
10. Creates, maintains, and integrates applications to interface intranet, internet and new AIMS
2.0 application.
11. Responsible for updating maintaining documentation associated with logic flows, data
structures, business logic, and application designs associated with application framework.
12. Installs new and updated applications and components to the test, staging, and production
13. Designs, recommends, and approves enterprise-wide testing and troubleshooting.
14. Contributes to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and
development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds.
15. Remains competent and current through self-directed professional reading, developing
professional contacts with colleagues, attending professional development courses, and
attending training and/or courses required by the Department.

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