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Mainframe Systems Programmer in Jacksonville, Florida

Description Position Summary:

Plans, develops, tests, maintains, and documents computer applications and databases by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

• Evaluate user requests for new or modified software to determine time required and compatibility with current system capabilities.

• Consult with users to identify current operating procedures and clarify software objectives.

• Read manuals, periodicals, technical reports, and research using other available information to learn ways to develop software that meets user requirements.

• Formulate plan outlining steps required to develop software.

• Prepare flowcharts and diagrams to illustrate sequence of steps software must follow and describe logical operations involved.

• Design user interfaces to accomplish goals of user requests.

• Convert project specifications into sequence of detailed instructions and logical steps for coding into language processable by computer.

• Utilize commands to run and test software.

• Read computer output, observe user interface, or use diagnostic software to detect syntax or logic errors during software tests and/or production execution.

• Recreate steps taken by user to locate source of problem and modify software to correct errors.

• Analyze, review, and alter software to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements.

• Write documentation to describe software development, logic, coding, testing, and corrections for both internal use and to comply with auditor requirements.

• Write documentation for users to describe software installation and operating procedures. Assist users to solve software operating problems.

• Train users to use software and provide technical assistance.

• Verify accuracy and performance of software after implementation and correct any problems caused by the implementation.

• Provide 24x7 technical support on a rotational basis following guidelines set by management.

• Responds to helpdesk calls to assist users when needed. Requirements IBM, IBM AS/400, IBM iSeries, IBM Mainframe, IBM - RPG, IBM RPG/400, RPG Free, RPG IV, RPG, RPG - Report Program Generator, SubProcedure, SQL, DB2

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