Mainframe Developer
Horace Mann Service Corporation - Springfield, IL

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Job Description:
Mainframe Developer - This position reviews, analyzes,
and modifies business systems including encoding,
testing, debugging and installing for a large-scale
mainframe environment. Maintains and develops online and
batch application programs. Works with project members
to develop specifications, diagrams and flowcharts.
Follows approved life cycle methodologies. Standardizes
the quality assurance procedure for software.

Job Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer science, Information
Systems, or other related field, Or equivalent work
experience. 2-6 years of progressively more responsible
work experience in development of systems in a mainframe
environment. Must have a commitment to continuing
education. Appropriate industry certification (s) a

Required Competencies:
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Strong communications skills (oral and written) with
a strong sense of professionalism and tact. Must be
able to communicate effectively to IT and Business
  • Self-motivated and goal oriented individual.
Demonstrated record of initiative, adaptability and
decision making
  • Must have the ability to work individually and as
part of a technical team
  • Proven ability to seek out and solve problems; go
beyond the obvious to gain insight into areas which
have broader impact on the company's overall
  • Solid team-player
  • Ability to achieve deadlines and to set and achieve
  • Ability to multi-task and respond to changing

Technology Competencies:
  • Competent in mainframe Cobol, JCL, and utilities
  • Strong working knowledge of Cobol development and
debugging tools
  • Assembler language a plus Knowledge of SDLC and
Project Life Cycle principles
  • Strong working knowledge of TSO, ISPF and
programming language compilers CICS and DB2 working
  • Working knowledge of mainframe file systems (VSAM,

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