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Mainframe Technical Lead/Advisor

Company: Galaxy Systems
Location: Hartford
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

What You Will Do

  • Partner with client delivery lead, product owners to review requirements, associated user stories and determine a roadmap for delivery.
  • Partner with Solution Architects to review and validate a solution's feasibility; also make solution recommendations.
  • Review and analyze program specifications to determine the effort needed to make changes.
  • Lead the source code and data migration activities for projects identified in scope. - - -
  • Lead other individuals on the team to start a task and track progress. Ensure that testing procedures, test cases, data, and validation steps are implemented and followed correctly.
  • Analyze COBOL, CICS, JCL and IMS changes required for the project and if needed, make code changes, test, and support the team to meet delivery timelines.

    Skills and Experience You Will Need

    • 10+ years of experience in COBOL, CICS (conceptual understanding is fine), JCL, DB2, VSAM, IMS
    • 10+ years of experience designing, programming, and architecture in a mainframe environment.
    • 10+ years of experience with RMDS/EXPEDITER/File-Aid for IMS/DB2
    • 5+ years of experience with the management of Technical Staff
    • 3+ years of experience in AS400/iSeries
    • Strong Analytical and troubleshooting skills.
    • Experience in Mainframe Modernization and Migration projects
    • Experience in MQ and Z/OS connect integration for API services.
    • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to establish a roadmap for operational improvement.
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written), interpersonal, and organizational and strong project management skills.
    • Self-motivated with ability to work well with other groups in an enterprise wide, large-scale matrix environment
    • Should have Healthcare domain background and sound knowledge of Medical Claims and Adjudication process.
    • Self-motivated with ability to work well with other groups in an enterprise wide, large-scale matrix environment.
    • Experienced in Agile methodology and leading a Scrum team.


      • 2+ years of Scrum Master experience
      • 3+ years of development experience in AS400/ iSeries
      • Experience in AWS services like Lambda, ECS, DynamoDB

        Who We Are
        GalaxE is a professional IT services firm that specializes in platform-driven solutions and the use of automation to achieve enterprise business transformation and mission-critical change for some of the largest companies in the world. Using our proprietary solution set, GxFource -, we apply machine learning techniques and predictive analytics tools as part of a broad artificial intelligence strategy that provides effective impact and data-driven business transformation.
        Since its founding, GalaxE has been dedicated to advancing the benefits of technology. As we continue that legacy and look to the future, a focus on business enablement through agile, cost-efficient, and effective integration of people, process, and technology anchors our success. We revolutionize change in the costs of doing business that transform companies and their ability to leap beyond the competition.
        At GalaxE we value people and are committed to diversity and inclusion where our employees are made to feel comfortable and are encouraged to be authentic. We focus on cultivating both traditional IT and non-traditional, new collar, workers through our Outsource to America -, program.
        We are always looking for passionate, entrepreneurial-minded innovators and disrupters; game-changers that take ownership of the work they produce and bring it each and every day. Working with like-minded team members you will get a chance to discover, develop, and use cutting-edge technologies to transform the way we deliver creative business solutions.
        Sound like you? Join us and find out for yourself what it means for you, and your career, to be part of the GalaxE team. Let's build something, together. #WeAreGalaxE
        Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled
        Physical Requirements:

        • Prolonged periods of remaining stationary at a desk and working on a computer
        • Must be able to lift to 15 lbs., as needed
        • Must be able to work on-site (corporate/client offices), as needed (not applicable for 100% remote roles)
        • Occasionally required to bend, kneel, crouch, and reach overhead.
        • Hand-eye coordination necessary to operate computers and various pieces of office equipment.
        • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, the ability to tolerate fluorescent lighting, and the ability to adjust focus.

          Employees must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position satisfactorily and, if requested, reasonable accommodations will be made to enable employees requiring accommodations to perform the essential functions of their jobs, absent undue hardship.
          For more information, please visit https://www.galaxe.com/

Keywords: Galaxy Systems, Hartford , Mainframe Technical Lead/Advisor, IT / Software / Systems , Hartford, Connecticut

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