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BNSJP00032990-Mainframe developer

Ref: CA_EN_6_919740_1529119

Posted on 01 February 2024
Toronto, Ontario
Contract Type

Hiring Manager: Business Systems Expert

Location Address: Hybrid - 4 King Street W 19th Floor – 2 days/week (Wednesday, other day being decided on)

Contract Duration: 6 months

Possibility of extension

Number of Positions: 1

Schedule Hours: 9am-5pm Monday-Friday; standard 37.5 hrs/week

Max BNS rate: 80.95/hr

Reason: Additional workload

Story Behind the Need

Business group: International Banking Systems - Relationship Management – part of Risk Technology, support Global business partners (GRM – Global Risk Management)

Project: Development support for ALMA project – loss mitigation tool – to enhance customer loyalty program

Candidate Value Proposition:

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to gain exposure to a card products project, gain a deeper understanding of risk management assessments, enhance knowledge base for customer risk ratings, and work for one of the top 5 Canadian banks.

Typical Day in Role:

  • Design, code, test, document, implement, and maintain application programs and interfaces.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results
  • Modify, install, and prepare technical documentation for system software applications.
  • Monitor systems capacity and performance, plan and execute disaster recovery procedures, and provide technical support
  • Identify, escalate and document production impact issues
  • Evaluate user requests for new or modified computer programs to determine feasibility, cost, time required and compatibility with current systems and capabilities

Candidate Requirements/Must Have Skills:

1) 5+ years’ experience as a Senior Mainframe Developer

2) 1+ years of Tech Lead experience

3) 5+ years of experience with Cobol

4) 5+ years’ of experience with JCL

5) 3+ years’ of experience with DB2

Nice-To-Have Skills:

1) Experience with Endevor

2) Experience with CA7

3) Experience with File Manager

4) Experience from banking an asset

Soft Skills Required:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Communication skills
  • Proactive mindset


Bachelor’s in a technical field

Best VS. Average Candidate:

Best has the all the skills required, average wouldn’t have DB2; Main key experience is with Cobol

Candidate Review & Selection

2 Rounds – MS Teams Video Interviews

1st is with tech lead – technical round (verbal questions, scenario and technical questions) – 30 minutes

2nd is with managers, director - 30 minutes

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