Analyst Programmer

Location: North Sydney
Job Type: Contract
Reference: JO-1904-11917
Salary: Daily rate contract
Contact Name: Hannah Mlynar
Contact Email: hmlynar@launchrecruitment.com.au
My client in the life insurance domain is seeking a Mainframe Analyst Programmer to join their team on a 2-year basis (12 months initially). This role is to work within the BAU and projects team to perform development tasks and troubleshooting.


Responsibilities
  • Ensure high quality code delivery in a timely manner,
  • Enhancement of critical applications and technical changes to achieve strategic improvements, where possible.
  • Performing development tasks as required as well as troubleshooting.
  • Ensure high quality code delivery in a timely manner, enhancement of critical applications and technical changes to achieve strategic improvements, where possible.
  • Work closely with project managers, solution architects and business analysts to translate requirements into technical designs.
  • Design and build services / flows to match business requirements using CICS/COBOL and agreed coding practices
  • Write production quality executable code (including documentation) for user interfaces, business processes, domain objects etc.
  • Validate code quality using walkthroughs, code reviews and writing unit tests.
  • Development of application build and deployment of any scripts or configuration.
  • Contributing across development teams to increase capability in tools, frameworks, experience, collaboration and strategy development.
  • Ensure secure application design and development practices are followed.
  • Defect fixing for existing applications where required.
  • Working closely with other development teams to ensure service operational requirements are understood and implemented.
  • Production incident and problem management.

To be successful in this role you must have:
  • Solid experience with programming and application design with the main focus on CICS/COBOL mainframe development.
  • Experience in Easytrieve and SQL an advantage.
  • Experience with Mule ESB platform or similar is highly desirable.
  • Salesforce (Visual Force and APEX) and Visual basic knowledge is desirable.
  • Java, Mule, Salesforce exposure is desirable.
  • Experience troubleshooting problems and capable of providing support when required
  • Experience working in a team in a Technology development environment using both agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Ability to plan and manage multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Experience working in the Financial Services or Insurance industry is an advantage.
  • Integration experience an advantage.

This is initially a 12-month contract which will extend to 2 years.

If you are interested, please apply online and a consultant will contact you.

Hannah Mlynar
02 802 35601