Cobol Programmer for TWC, Austin, Tx

Location: Austin, TX, United States
Date Posted: 02-02-2018
Cobol Programmer    
(Programmer/Developer Analyst 3)
Agency: Texas Workforce Commission (TWC)​
Solicitation Number:  3201800072
Primary Work location: 101 E. 15th Street, Austin, Texas 78701​
Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM through 5:00 PM, excluding State holidays when the agency is closed. 
Submit resume by: February 5, 2018 at 12:00 noon
Visa/Contracting Type: W-2 employment with benefits. Must be US Citizen, EAD, or Green Card Holder. No H1-B's, 1099's, or Corp-to-Corp.

The Department of Information Resources (DIR) requires the services of one Programmer/Developer Analyst 3.

The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) is looking for two senior COBOL programmer analysts to fill Developer Analyst 3 contract positions to work on our Unemployment Insurance Tax Unit VSAM Limitations project. This project is needed to conduct research, create a plan, and update/change programs and VSAM files to address issues being experienced as a result of VSAM limitations. This project allows TWC to eliminate these issues. 
Experience in COBOL, Job Control Language (JCL), DB2, Structured Query Language (SQL), Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM), Customer Information Control System (CICS), TSO, in an IBM Mainframe environment is required. Candidates must be detail-oriented, have strong analytic skills, and the ability to solve complex to advanced technical problems. Experience with database conversion from VSAM to DB2 is highly preferred.
Selected candidates will participate in research, analysis, and development of solutions needed to complete this project.  Selected candidates will also participate in detail design, create plans, update and test objects to implement the solution.

*An exercise may be conducted at the time of interview.
**Security Sensitive Position - fingerprint-based criminal record check is required.

Minimum Requirements:
Years Skills/Experience
10 COBOL Programming
10 DB2
10 SQL
10 JCL
8 System design

Years Skills/Experience
8 Analyzing, planning, and developing technical solutions
8 Analyzing COBOL programs
8 Database conversion experience from VSAM to DB2
8 Technical Documentation
8 Mainframe testing
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