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Sr. Systems Analysts (Mainframe) #1263

Chicago, Illinois · Information Technology
Sr. Systems Analyst (Mainframe)
Location: Chicago, IL  - Downtown location (Hybrid work schedule)
Contract to Hire: 6mths+conversion

Our client is in need of 2 Sr. Systems Analysts to join their Chicago team to assist with existing, critical, mainframe based business applications for various projects with assignments to the development team. The Sr. Systems Analysts will be working closely with a cross-functional team of business analysts, testers, developers, product managers and project managers.

This is an exciting opportunity with a highly regarded organization and working with teams across the US with cutting edge exploration and conversion to new technologies and platforms. **Contract to Hire**

Education/Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • 7+ years of experience in IT
  • Mainframe application experience with development, configuration, and technologies (COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2, VSAM, Batch jobs and Procedures)
  • Experience with Source Code management tools like Endevor
  • Good experience with inter-testing various applications along with exposure to integrating a variety of applications
  • Must have experience with comprehensive SDLC methodology (Waterfall and/or Agile)
  • Solid knowledge of current and emerging technologies to apply it towards solutions in business
    applications, with possible integrations and/or data movement with existing distributed applications
  • Ideally some exposure to the insurance field with claims processing, applications and components
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment and work effectively through change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to create effective requirements documents and review them with key project stakeholders at multiple levels of the organization
Preferred skills or some exposure to the following would be highly beneficial but are not compulsory: ForgeRock, Jenkins, UCD, Github, Maven, ELK Stack
  • Assist Business Analysts with gathering and translate customer needs into functional and non-functional requirements
  • Assist in conducting and facilitating design & code reviews, system design creation
  • Support apps operations by addressing operational, production and ad-hoc requests
  • Ongoing requirements analysis, systems analysis and developing logical and physical designs
  • Ongoing review of the requirements, designs, code and help plan SIT and UAT testing as well as releases
  • Ensure proper execution of projects
  • Provide resolution to the operational / production incidents within tight deadlines
  • Work collaboratively with a team of business analysts, business owners, project managers, QA team and development team
  • Mentor junior resources as necessary

Genius Road, LLC is proud to be a Certified Women’s Business Enterprise, an Equal Opportunity Employer and values diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need.
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