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Mainframe Application Development Analyst 16463336

Tallahassee, FL
Cordia Resources by Cherry Bekaert has partnered with an Enterprise-sized organization in the Tallahassee, FL area to help support an ERP transformation!

As part of that project, they are searching for various skills to assist with the project for approximately 1 year in length.  Candidates should be local to Tallahassee and be comfortable working on a hybrid schedule, 3 days per week in the office.

Title: Mainframe Application Development Analyst
Location: Hybrid - Tallahassee, FL
Hourly Rate: $60.00 - $70.00/hour
Job Type: Contract (1 year)

Our client is currently searching for an Mainframe Application Development Analyst to support the following tasks:
  • Analyze current Focus programs and WebFocus reports and document the specifications for these programs and reports. 
  • Work with management to develop an overall remediation strategy for all Focus programs and reports.
  • Analyze existing reports and work with business users to determine how these reports can be improved based on current business needs.
  • Read and document WebFocus and Mainframe Focus queries and convert them to T-SQL queries.
  • Work with database administrators from the Office of Information Technology to create database views and stored procedures that will facilitate the remediation of WebFocus reports.
  • Update Focus programs to encapsulate chart of account changes mandated
  • Update WebFocus Reports to encapsulate chart of account changes mandated
  • Convert Focus mainframe programs using mainframe flat files as a data source to use database tables instead. 
  • Analyze financial data and make recommendations to improve the data model of financial systems.
  • Provide administration of the WebFocus environment for the dedicated remediation environment. 
  • Perform knowledge transfer with technical staff of the office of the Comptroller.
  • Ability to relate to stakeholders’ needs, document their requirements, and perform duties in the absence of staff.

Background requirements:
Candidates should have the following experience to be successful in this role:
  • 2 years of experience with Tibco Mainframe Focus or WebFocus 
  • Experience with MS Power BI preferred, but not required
  • Experience developing programs in mainframe Focus
  • Experience developing processes and reports in WebFocus
  • Familiarity with IBM mainframe and Job Control Language (JCL)
  • Strong SQL skills and experience with the IBM DB2 relational database management system
  • Well versed in data governance
  • Experience creating reports presenting financial data such as general ledger data, purchasing data, or revenue data
  • Analytical thinking for creating relevant data reports based on end user requirements
  • Understanding of how to implement solutions with multiple data sources

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