VIVA USA Inc Software Engineer in Johnston, Iowa
Req Ref No: JNIASE1411 Location: Johnston, IA Duration: 15.0 months Description Description: Software Engineer II MAJOR PURPOSE: Works on a product team and supports product design by planning its work, coordinating with others, and writing and testing code to deliver moderately complex functionality on a complete product or significant portion of a product it supports. This level develops simple designs to solve well-defined problems with guidance from more senior team members. May assign, coordinate and review portions of the work to support personnel; Makes decisions within established guidelines subject to review by supervisors; Executes high level applications to more complex problems. MAJOR DUTIES: Develops, codes, configures, and tests programs and systems. Evaluates and implements enhancement design solutions to improve cost, quality, and performance of software applications. Analyzes assignments and determines software specifications that must be fulfilled to achieve objectives. Executes necessary documentation, as directed, or needed. Collaborates with other relevant stakeholders and team members to ensure that features meet business needs. Follows industry-standard agile software design methodology for development and documentation. QUALIFICATIONS: Competencies, technical skills, formal education and relevant work experience critical for successful individual performance of essential functions. Technical Skills & Knowledge: Specialized skills, knowledge and abilities needed to perform the essential functions of the job. Excellence in verbal and written communication forms with emphasis on persuasive communication, tact and negotiation. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.) Ability to analyze, translate, and define business requirements into technical solutions. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.) Ability to apply engineering principles and concepts for designs. (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.) Ability to manage many competing priorities/requests in a fast-paced environment (Has a good understanding of the principles and can independently use the knowledge.) Education: Formal education or training required to perform the essential functions of the job. Includes degrees, certifications, licenses and/or registration requirements. Degree in an Engineering/Technology discipline or equivalent experience.(University Degree (4 years or equivalent)) Degree in an Information Technology discipline or equivalent experience.(University Degree (4 years or equivalent)) Relevant work experiences: Type and amount of experience necessary to perform the essential functions of the job. May include specific roles and/or an understanding of a particular function, organization, industry or product line. Previous experience in programming/software development. (1 - 3 years) Software development processes experience. (1 - 3 years) Participating in Agile Development (1 - 3 years) Experience working in an Agile Environment (1 - 3 years) Candidate must have: Expertise in CA Workload Management (*this is key - absolutely must have) Hands on experience with IBM Z/OS, JCL, JES3, ISPF, REXX (also a must) Excellent working knowledge of enterprise level Workload automation application, preferable CA-ESP. Expertise in CA Workload Management r11.4 Extensive knowledge of data flow, mainframe systems, problem analysis, and systems tuning Resourcefulness in multi-tasking, anticipating needs, developing creative solutions, and researching/synthesizing information to resolve problems with moderate supervision. The capacity to acquire complex technical concepts through training and self-study Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Significant prior experience performing workload Automation (Batch Job Scheduling). A great candidate would also have: Experience with Cobol Experience working with DB2 and writing SQL Specific Position Requirements They would prefer to have someone onsite, but will consider candidates that need to work remote. If remote - must be able to work according to central time zone. Shift 1 VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.