Job ID :
2635
Company :
State of Iowa
Location :
des moines, IA
Type :
Contract
Duration :
6 Months
Status :
Active
Openings :
1
Posted :
5 years ago
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Short Description:

Iowa Department of Human Services is looking to replace a legacy application and has a need to interface existing mainframe systems with a new server based eligibility system. 

 

Complete Description:

The department needs persons that can perform systems and data analysis and detail the existing CICS and Batch interfaces. Project experience evaluating mainframe and web interfaces will be key with an ability to analyze multiple systems and evaluate how they interface. 

 

The selected candidate must have experience analyzing existing implementations with little or no documentation.  They must be able build a "picture" of the existing interfaces, document this "picture",  perform detailed analysis on the data elements and implemented business rules,  and document this analysis for two different audiences, the first, the technical team leaders, and second, the business users.  The selected candidate will be a key Technical Analyst/Developer for the team are may be used in a Development role, but prior development experience is considered a must as reading/understanding code is needed to perform good systems analysis. The selected candidate will help create business and system use cases to define the features and importance of each interface.

 

- Demonstrated ability of high levels of interpersonal and communication skills.

- Demonstrated ability of Self-motivation, self-direction, and able to work with little or no supervision.

- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite, including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

 

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

 

Prior Mainframe Development Experience in COBOL, CICS, JCL, VSAM

Required

10

Years

Trace and document data flows by reading & analyzing JCL, COBOL programs, CICS definitions, IBM and 3rd party utility control cards

Required

10

Years

Experience with Easytrieve/Dyl280/Culprit type programs, and other common mainframe data manipulation processes

Required

10

Years

Extracting and documenting Business Rules embedded in COBOL (CICS and Batch) programs, Data structures (VSAM/GDG/Flat File), third party utilities

Required

10

Years

Document Business Requirements

Required

10

Years

Document Functional Specifications

Required

10

Years

Create a document describing the data transformation for every data element over a specific period of time (daily, weekly, monthly)

Required

10

Years

Defining and documenting existing Business Processes

Required

5

Years

Generate visually appealing diagrams using Visio that describe the data flow and transformations at a micro and macro level

Required

5

Years

Accurately prepare written correspondence that is coherent, grammatically correct, effective, professional and engaging

Required