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SLFJP00003565-Solution Design Engineer

Ref: CA_EN_6_919740_1453112

Posted 6 days ago
North York, Ontario
Contract Type
Senior Software Engineer - Mainframe

Contract Duration:  6 months

Location:  Remote

Our client is seeking an experienced Mainframe Software Engineer who can design, develop, support, and analyze large scale applications and systems. The successful candidate will be an Ingenium subject matter expert, have strong technical and problem-solving skills, and will show initiative, be accepting of responsibility and be accountable for results.

  • Collaborate with teams and peers to think beyond the immediate problem, and analyze situations systematically to deliver effective right-sized solutions
  •  Coach and provide leadership to peers on tools, techniques, and processes
  • Be cognizant of the future direction of systems, impact to the business and how future and current systems can be exploited for the benefit of the portfolio by staying current on assessments of technology for the business
  • Build strong relationships/credibility within business and IT ultimately influencing positive outcomes
  • Lead, co-ordinate and/or execute technical work such as design and development
  • Demonstrate strong ownership of technical work
  • Perform health checks of existing systems to identify if technology changes are required to remain current
  • Create/update living documentation for current design and participate in peer reviews
  • Key participant in providing estimates and identifying key stakeholders
  • Required Skills:
  • Ingenium subject matter expert
  • Ability to deliver the analysis, solution design, development, and implementation of projects
  • Utilize technical/business knowledge to lead technical discussions with project development teams, business sponsors, and external technical partners in a manner that ensures understanding of risks, options, and overall solutions
  • 8+ years’ progressive information technology experience with full application development life cycle and systems integration experience
  • Excellent working knowledge of the IBM OS/390 mainframe environment
  • Experience and understanding of TSO/ISPF, DB2, IMS, JCL and other mainframe utilities
  •  Excellent problem analysis and trouble shooting skills
  • Working knowledge of the Cobol / PLI and SAS development languages
  • Understanding of MQ Series and other middleware technologies
  • Experience with Git, Bitbucket, Jenkins, SonarQube, Artifactory, Ansible and CDD
  • Knowledge of Insurance and Wealth Investments Financial Service industries
  • Proven track record designing, implementing and troubleshooting Ingenium insurance solutions

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