Background and Purpose
The Client is in the process of a Systems Modernization Project (SMP), this system will be replacing the Client's legacy licensing, enforcement, imaging and stand-alone applications with an integrated solution built around a CommercialOff- the-Shelf (COTS) product. This project has a very short timeframe to architect the integrations of existing applications with the selected COTS solution while maintaining existing 30+ years COBOL legacy applications at the same period.
The purpose of this Work Order is to enter into an agreement for iSeries Developer to primarily assist with data migration, retrieving business requirements from the existing COBOL iSeries applications, and secondarily provide operational support of existing COBOL programs and plan the decommissioning of the legacy COBOL applications, in collaboration with other Client team members. Contract Staff must havefoundation in COBOL application development and maintenance preferably with iSeries experience.
Scope of Work. The Client will provide all necessary equipment and hardware for this position.
Work Expectations and Requirements
The Contractor Staff will work collaboratively with the Client staff in activities which may include, but are not limited to:
Conducting analysis or gathering information with Client staff.
Seeking input or direction from the Client staff or management.
Development of any criteria for decision making choosing among options.
Peer review and feedback on work assignments.
Preparing materials, demo system, or data for presentations.
Maintenance of a work or task plan.
When requested, participation in meetings and teleconferences with the Client staff, and provide input to business and customers and other team members.
Sharing knowledge with the Client employees, including knowledge transfer to FTE technical staff and coaching or mentoring business area customers is required on all work completed
We are looking for midrange iSeries development experience. We are notinterested in 390 mainframe experience.
At least 5 years of recent experience and knowledge of maintaining complex iSeries applications using COBOL.
Strong development skills withhands on experience and troubleshooting skills.
Strong understanding of the software development cycle and experience with Agile delivery.
Strong written and communication skills.
Proven ability to deliver products withhighest quality and on time.
Post-secondary education and/or degree in Information Technology or a related field.
Demonstrated experience in working in an environment where IT security best practices, policies and procedures are required and audited, with having responsibility for enforcing and administering policies and procedures
Elegant Enterprise- Wide Solutions Inc