Natural/Adabas Programmer Analyst/Developer
Istonish - Lakewood, CO

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Istonish is a minority owned, privately-held, award-winning business enterprise, headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices located in Minnesota, and Wyoming. When you join Istonish, you become a part of the team dedicated to delivering outstanding technical and customer service to our clients.

Our Public Sector Client located in Lakewood, CO has an immediate consulting opportunity for a Natural/Adabas Programmer Analyst Developer. The anticipated duration of this contract engagement is approx. 3+months.

Job Description:
Client is in need of IT consulting services to analyze, code, and implement fixes. This process will require analyzing and researching various issues submitted through the Help Desk and making the necessary code changes, if applicable, to fix the issue. Additionally the consultant may be asked to assist with design and coding new functionality as needed. Programming efforts will completed within the Mainframe environment in Natural/Adabas.

Help Desk Ticket work. The selected Consultant will:
Provide analysis of the various help desk tickets related to issues identified, consult guidance from the business user and/or the Lead Developer and provide a solution for the issues and if necessary, code the solution so that it can be migrated into production and resolve the issue.
Migrate the coded solution into the production environment utilizing the standardized procedure, with the approval of the Application Services Manager or Lead Developer.

Legislative work. The selected Consultant will:
Analyze business requirements for required legislative changes to be implemented by January 1, 2014. Once analysis is completed, provide potential design options to the business user.
Once the business user approves the design, the consultant will be responsible for coding the changes and unit testing them to ensure that they meet the design specifications.
The consultant will also be responsible for coordinating User Acceptance Testing (UAT) and migrating the changes into production once the business user has given final approval that the coding changes meet the requirements.
Assist with the service transition from development to test to production.
Document analysis, design and all changes made to enable transfer of knowledge.
Attend team meetings as appropriate and provide written progress/status reports to the Application Services Manager.

Minimum qualifications:
Excellent people skills to interface with business user and IT seamlessly
Excellent technical writing for such items as documentation, change management, and status report
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent knowledge of and coding in Natural/Adabas programming languages
Strong system design skills
Strong problem analysis skills and ability to work well under pressure
Must have the ability to work independently, be a self-starter
Must be flexible with the ability to change course when necessary and appropriate Microsoft Office suite.

Scope of Work:
To accomplish the work of this request the Consultant will work with Client and any other necessary associated groups.
Document additional requirements of the project where necessary.
Provide process and system diagrams if necessary.
Obtain written approval of all designs and requirements from Client's Lead Developer prior to performing coding, testing, or implementation.
Prepare all appropriate change control documentation for approval and execution.
If working on a legislative project, create user and technical documentation for the project and save to the appropriate storage location.
Provide knowledge transfer to the team for all work implemented.
Submit written weekly status reports.

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