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Software Engineer - Mainframe

Weehawken, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Title Software Engineer

Location Weehawken, NJ

Financial experience is a must.


Understand requirements based on the production incident, and make sure the other team members understand it.

Perform impact analysis to translate business requirements to technical specifications.

Identify root causes, draft solutions and create a testing plan. Work closely with business/vendor partners and the Level 2 IT Support team on development, solution implementation, testing strategy, and release plans.

Ensure that the definition of ready/acceptance criteria is well defined in the requirement document.

Periodically update stakeholders on the progress of the change and engage them throughout the Software development lifecycle.

Conduct daily scrum calls to provide technical guidance to the team and log any problems that come up during the meeting.

Design solutions, develop codes, and perform unit tests before deploying into the QA.

Assist QA with the testing approach for any special circumstances and ensure test cases cover all scenarios of the change.

Work with business and other stakeholders (IT development and operations).

Coordinate with offshore team members and monitor their deliverables.

Help form the defect prevention and analysis plan. Come up with techniques to minimize the number of defects using known historical issues.

Prepare a Runbook and ensure all stakeholders are aware of the checkout plan after PROD deployment. Manage deployment schedules, events, logistics and life cycle tasks. Give weekly status reports to senior management on task statuses and deliverables.

Maintain, review, and enhance knowledge articles and train new employees with the knowledge base.

Maintain release trackers and matrix of all performed tasks

Experience and skills

Bachelor's degree in Applied Computer Science, Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering or related field and six years of progressively responsible experience in the job offered or as an Associate Project Manager, Project Lead, Senior Software Engineer, Senior Engineer - Technology, Associate Programmer, Consultant Mainframe or related position.

Employer will alternatively accept a Master's degree and four years of related experience. Position requires four (4) years of experience in:

Mainframe technologies

COBOL programming

Table/Array handling and SAS

JCL development

Abend Solving Methodology

VSAM and sequential file

DB2 and SQL/Xqurey


Performance and Tuning

writing complex SQLs and Stored procedure

Native SQL and IBM debugger tools

Putty, WinSCP, SVN and Startool

Service Now, JIRA and RLC

coordinating with stakeholders

Onsite/offshore coordination of development teams

debugging and production support

working in complex applications with multiple stakeholders around the globe


VITA Tech is a US Based technology services and outsourcing company, founded in 2014 which was formerly called as Techflow Solutions Inc. We are a certified Minority Business Enterprise and certified Women Owned Small Business. VITA Tech collaborates with clients to help them become high performance businesses by combining unparalleled experience, comprehensive capabilities across all industries and business functions



Weehawken, NJ
07086 USA



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