QA Analyst-Mainframe

QA Analyst-Mainframe

Category: Testing/Quality Assurance
City: Salt Lake City, Utah, US United States
Position ID: J1021-1749
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Position description
• QA Mainframe, Serve as a technical analyst responsible for integrating various software applications with the backend servicing systems
• Serve as a lead systems analyst in the development team to plan, coordinate, analyze, design, document and implement application integrations efforts to meet current and future needs
• Facilitate conversations with the business and technical support teams to document capability needs and outcomes
• Manage the flow of user requirements from the product backlog to the planning meetings, providing a joined-up overall view of the solution requirements at a detailed level.



Future duties and responsibilities

• 5+ years’ experience supporting/testing a Mainframe banking application as a business / technical analyst or as a developer
• Strong systems analysis background, with at least 3 years spent working with agile methodologies
• Demonstrable experience working in a highly collaborative environment, with focus towards delivering real business results.
• Hands on experience with application development, architecture and software maintenance.
• Experienced in enterprise application integration, middleware technologies, database technologies and backend interfaces
• Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken evidenced by the ability to communicate across all levels of an organization
• Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills - lead, collaborate, facilitate, and negotiate as necessary
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint
• Demonstrated experience with problem solving outside-the-box to find solutions that mitigate risks/issues, rather than blindly following process
• Experience in a large-scale IT organization with complex systems environment & infrastructure
• Highly organized, self-starter requiring minimal supervision
• Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science, Computer Engineering, IT, etc. from an accredited university or equivalent


Required qualifications to be successful in this role

• Experience working within the financial services industry.
• Experience supporting a Mainframe banking application
• Working with 3rd party vendors and specification of deliverables.
• Experience using SQL Queries for data analysis, and validation.
• Hands-on experience working with multi-component, high availability systems and enterprise applications.
• A combination of education and experience may meet requirements.
• Experience using Scaled Agile Framework
• Working knowledge programming and systems analysis, in a mainframe environment
• Knowledge of Mainframe COBOL, JCL, CICS and VSAM
• Strong Experience with experience with EZtrieve and Endevor is preferred
• Experience in Requirement writing for Data retrieval and data management systems.
• High-level of proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and ADO.
• Experience with RCIF (Relationship Customer Information File, Infor application) is strongly preferred



Skill set/Years of experience/Proficiency level

QA Mainframe banking application as a business / technical analyst
3-5 years
Expert

SQL Queries, and Relational database management system
SOAP UI – Automated testing tool for SOAP and REST APIs
3-5 years
Expert

Defects Management for Mainframe applications
3-5 years
Expert

ADO, SAFe Agile
3-5 years
Expert

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and ADO 3-5 years Expert



Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required


Skill set/Years of experience/Proficiency level

Experience using COBOL, JCL, CICS and VSAM
1 year
Professional



Minimum Education Required: Bachelors Degree


*Est. Salary Range (Colorado Only): $53K-$110K

*Disclaimer: In accordance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, effective January 1, 2021, a good faith hourly or base salary range must be posted for all positions where the work may be performed in the state of Colorado. Therefore, this good faith salary range will only apply where this described position will be performed in the state, and should not be considered the compensation range in other locations or for other positions.

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CGI’s benefits include:

• Competitive base salaries
• Eligibility to participate in an attractive Share Purchase Plan (SPP) in which the company matches dollar-for-dollar contributions made by eligible employees, up to a maximum, for their job category
• 401(k) Plan and Profit Participation for eligible members
• Generous holidays, vacation, and sick leave plans
• Comprehensive insurance plans that include, among other benefits, medical, dental, vision, life, disability, out-of-county emergency coverage in all countries of employment;
• Back-up child care, Pet insurance, a Member Assistance Program, a 529 college savings program, a personal financial management tool, lifestyle management programs and more

Skills:

  • Mainframe
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Word
  • RESTful (Rest-APIs)
  • SoapUI
  • CICS
  • COBOL
  • JCL
  • VSAM

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