Mainframe Systems Analyst (Charlotte or Syracuse)

Compensation

: $84,040.00 - $170,900.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Information Technology



Responsibilities:
This person will serve as an important intermediary between the assigned business clients, the development team and other teams in the IT function, which requires a full working knowledge of both environments.
Play an important advocacy role for the business clients in all phases of the complex solution development life-cycle for each of the critical stages, including: initiation, analysis, development, testing, implementation and post implementation follow up.
Perform complex analysis and works closely with the business clients to identify core business issues in order to map out possible solutions. The mapping is used to develop the business case for action, defining the need, the method, and the benefits of proposed solutions.
Undertake complex analysis to develop the detailed user stories or requirements of the solution in order to satisfy the business need.
Work closely with Architects and others on the applications development team to refine the solution design, methods and outcomes.
As the \"eyes and ears\" of the business, closely monitor progress to ensure that the emerging solution meets the demands of the user stories or requirement document. This may require the resolution of any conflicts arising due to any technical deviations from the agreed user stories or requirements.
Work very closely with the testing team, using the user stories or requirements document as a critical guide, to ensure that issues are identified and fully resolved prior to roll out.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
* A Bachelors Degree
* 5+ years IT work experience in a Mainframe environment with the following Technical skills: CICS, VSAM, DB2, COBOL, JCL, TSO/ISPF, File Aid, ENDEVOR, SYNCSORT, ABEND AID, QUICKJOB, COMPAREX, MVS, LIBRARIAN, MQSERIES, CMOD, SFTP, SAML.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Superior knowledge of complex software development concepts and development methods
Superior knowledge and application of various software development life-cycles and techniques (e.g., traditional and agile)
Superior interpersonal / relationship management skills, able to foster working relationships within the team, across IT and with business colleagues
Knowledge of business and technology practices and trends
Superior influencing, negotiation and elicitation skills
Superior written and verbal communication skills
Adaptable and flexible
Operating System: z/OS, OS/390, MVS
Knowledge of Insurance Admin Platforms.
CSC Vantage, CSC wmA or SunGuard OMNI
ABOUT AXA Equitable:
We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy.
As an employer AXA Equitable is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA Equitable has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute.
We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA Equitable. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.
NOTE: AXA Equitable participates in the E-Verify program.
In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment.
AXA Equitable is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.

Associated topics: algorithm, c#, develop, devops, java, matlab, programming, sde, sdet, sw * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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