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Lead Mainframe Application Developer

Company: Primerica Inc.
Location: Quincy
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Join Our Team

Due to COVID-19, we have implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video conferencing. We are onboarding new employees both onsite and remotely. We value the safety of every member of our community.

About this Position

The Lead Mainframe Application Developer is an experienced IBM Mainframe developer that designs, documents, programs and supports PFS applications. These applications process and support five lines of businesses as well as annual 1099s, Privacy Notices and commissions.

Open to candidates that live anywhere in the United States, but must work Eastern Time zone hours during the work week.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

The Lead Mainframe Application Developer designs, modifies, and develops systems using advanced techniques. These techniques include the ability to analyze current systems to resolve new and/or existing problems. This position evaluates technical feasibility of proposed system solution, prepares project proposals and develops/modifies systems to meet the business need. They will also act as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead or direct the work of other developers/projects.

Essential Skills:

* Highly competent in processes involved in systems analysis and use of appropriate tools for resolution. Including understanding design factors, system capacities, hardware and software requirements, coding, testing, and debugging programs.

* Excellent verbal and communication skills.

* Excels in ability to multi-task and stay organized in a dynamic work environment.

* Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with subordinates, peers and management.

Education and Experience:

* Bachelors' Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science or equivalent experience

* Minimum 5 years programming and analysis or IT experience

* Participation in major system projects with proficiency in at least one development discipline/platform

* Experience in project life cycle phases including analysis, design, programming and implementation

* Experience in Smart Communication is a plus

Required Skills:

* Highly proficient in COBOL, DB2, CICS, and JCL in a z/OS environment

* Proficient in establishing CICS table entries for new programs, transactions and files

* Experience in project life cycle phases including analysis, design, programming and implementation

* Excellent organization, verbal and written communications skills

* Advanced interpersonal skills

* Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision

FLSA status:

This position is exempt (not eligible for over time):


Our Benefits:

* Day one health, dental, and vision insurance

* 401(k) Plan with competitive employer match

* Vacation, sick, holiday and volunteer time off

* Life and disability insurance

* Flexible Savings Account & Health Savings Account

* Professional development

* Tuition reimbursement

* Company-sponsored social and philanthropy events

It has been and will continue to be the policy of Primerica, Inc., and its subsidiaries to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, color, religious creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, ancestry, military service or veteran status, genetic or carrier status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

At Primerica, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission - creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.

Keywords: Primerica Inc., Bloomington , Lead Mainframe Application Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Quincy, Indiana

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