Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Application Developer for the Office of Information Technology-Enterprise Application Services (OIT-EAS). This position works under the direction of the Project Manager. This position will be responsible for analysis, planning, design, development, implementation, and maintenance of legacy Mainframe application system resources (Enterprise COBOL, IMSTM, JCLMVS/OS Utilities, SQL).
Among the key duties of this position are the following:
Provides analytical and programming support for various University administrative and academic offices.
Performs analysis and develops a detailed design of new and existing system requests.
Writes new code and/or maintains existing code for on-line and batch programs that will provide the user with programs for reporting and updating databases as required.
Consults with the Associate Director, Project Managers, and user departments staff as required to gather and/or clarify requirements for proposed development projects and system enhancements and maintenance.
Keeps abreast of the latest technologies and provides consulting support to development staff regarding the implementation and use of the various technologies available within the department.
Writes operational documentation for new and revised applications with clear and concise instructions to enable them to run in a production environment.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related technology field or a Bachelor's degree in a Business major with relevant systems experience or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience.
A minimum of four (4) years progressive experience in an analytical and programming environment with an emphasis on business knowledge acquisition, systems design, and COBOL.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient knowledge and prior experience with JCL, MVS / OS utilities, SQL and IMSTM programming.
Strong Enterprise COBOL programming techniques
Knowledge of mainframe legacy system integration with ORACLE.
Structured programming techniques
Ability to understand complex and integrated legacy computer systems.
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of MS OFFICE software products, especially Word and Excel, as well as Issue tracking tools such as JIRA.
Ability to work with all levels of management and a wide spectrum of Business Owners.
Five (5) years experience in an analytical and programming environment with an emphasis on business knowledge acquisition, systems design, and COBOL.
MVS / OS Utilities
Posting Number: 21ST1534
Location: Off Campus
Internal Number: 134408
About Rutgers University
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.