Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking an Application Developer for Enterprise Application Services in the Office of Information Technology. Reporting to the project manager, the incumbent in this position provides analytical and programming support for legacy Mainframe application system resources (Enterprise COBOL, IMS TM, JCL, MVS/OS Utilities, SQL) for various university administrative and academic offices.
Among the key duties of the position are the following:
Performs analysis and develops a detailed design of new and existing system requests.
Writes new code and/or maintains existing code for online and batch programs that will provide the user with programs for reporting and updating databases as required.
Tests unit programs and demonstrates through integration and/or system testing that the new or revised programs do not adversely impact the operational integrity of the application system
Consults with the associate director, project managers, and user departments staff as required to gather and/or clarify requirements for proposed development projects and system enhancements and maintenance; identifies and suggests business and systems solutions to problems.
Writes specifications for new online and batch programs that will provide the user with programs to produce reports, update data through interactive screen and batch processes as required to meet the needs of the user.
Writes operational documentation for new and revised applications with clear and concise instructions to enable them to run in a production environment; writes and updates user documentation to describe systems and access abilities as required.
Minimum Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or related technology field, or bachelor's degree in a business field with relevant systems experience, or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience
A minimum of five years progressive experience in an analytical and programming environment with an emphasis on business knowledge acquisition, systems design, and COBOL
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Proficient knowledge of and recent experience with JCL, MVS/OS utilities, SQL and IMS TM programming skills
Strong grasp of enterprise COBOL programming techniques
Knowledge of mainframe legacy system integration with ORACLE
Structured programming techniques
Ability to understand complex and integrated legacy computer systems
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software products, especially Word and Excel, as well as issue-tracking tools such as JIRA.
Ability to work with all levels of management and a wide spectrum of Business Owners.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is a leading national public research university and the state's preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. Rutgers is dedicated to teaching that meets the highest standards of excellence; to conducting research that breaks new ground; and to turning knowledge into solutions for local, national, and global communities. As it was ...at our founding in 1766, the heart of our mission is preparing students to become productive members of society and good citizens of the world. Rutgers teaches across the full educational spectrum: preschool to precollege; undergraduate to graduate and postdoctoral; and continuing education for professional and personal advancement. Rutgers is New Jersey's land-grant institution and one of the nation's foremost research universities, and as such, we educate, make discoveries, serve as an engine of economic growth, and generate ideas for improving people's lives.