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Become part of a team to help a large government agency support research and statistics efforts that help agency officials make recommendations on reforms. CGI Federal is seeking a Mainframe SQL Developer to convert COBOL code to SAS; DB2 strongly preferred.
Your future duties and responsibilities
• Experience in designing and developing applications using COBOL, CICS, JCL, DB2, etc.
• Experience in modernization projects using a systems lifecycle approach.
• Experience planning for and conducting implementation activities.
• Experience in ETL, extracting data elements from multiple sources in varied formats.
• Experience in reading COBOL code and translating logic into pseudo-code.
• Experience with SQL and efficiently accessing RDBMSs, such as DB2.
• Experience analyzing data sources and datasets to evaluate and document data content and flows.
• Experience analyzing test data and datasets using automated tools (e.g., SAS, FOCUS, EZTrieve).
• Knowledge of Endevor and the Change Control System to facilitate change management.
• Understanding of Endevor processors and ability to integrate with other utilities such as JCL Check/PrepAble to communicate business goals and requirements to developers.
• Experience with complex programming, debugging, data analysis, problem analysis and resolving issues.
• Familiarity with project management frameworks.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Master's degree with 8+ years of experience or Bachelor's degree with 14+ years
• Strong experience with Mainframe programming and utilities (e.g. Cobol, JCL, etc.)
• Expert use of SQL, experience with relational databases including MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL and/or DB2.
• Must be able to analyze and understand functional (Requirements) and technical documents (Design, ICD, Manuals etc.).
• Developing test plans, test cases, test data and test summary report for various levels of testing (String, System, Limited Regression, Regression).
• Proficient in statistical and data analyses using SAS functionality implemented on DAP Platform
• Experience with taking business requirements, translating them into technical requirements, and then to convert to Implementable SAS solution.
• Proven experience in developing functional applications and systems of medium to high technical complexity is required
• Must have excellent oral and written communication related to Systems/Data Analysis and Design, and to quickly understand SSA program details and work side-by-side with SSA experts
• Prior/current SSA experience is a plus
- Code Review
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Job Control Language (Jcl)
Cobol (Programming Language)
Customer Information Control System (Cics)