Job Information

MSys Inc. Mainframe Developer in Des Moines, Iowa

Job summary:


Mainframe Developer


Des Moines, IA, United States

Length and terms:

Long term - W2 or c2c

Position created on 10/17/2020 06:11 pm

Job description:

* Very long term project; Initial PO for 1 year - expect to go for 3+ years Initial remote due to covid then onsite; candidate must pick up the laptop in person before remote work **

Full time with benefits or hourly contract position*


  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle.

  • Develop and/or modify COBOL programs while providing expertise from concept and design to testing.

  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code.

  • Ensure designs are following specifications and best practices.

  • Prepare and produce releases of software components.

  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.

  • Expectations:

  • Prior experience with Unemployment Insurance Benefits systems preferred

  • Proven working experience in COBOL development and MVS JCL

  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL

  • Experience in developing and consuming SOAP web services utilizing CICS Web Services and XML.

  • Experience in working in teams using Agile methodologies


  • COBOL (10 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • JCL (10 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • VSAM (10 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • CICS COBOL and BMS (10 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • DB2 SQL (6 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • DFSORT or SYNCSORT (6 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • TSO/ISPF (6 years of experience REQUIRED)

  • IBM MQSeries (4 years of experience HIGHLY DESIRED)

  • Unix System Services (1 year experience HIGHLY DESIRED)

  • Expeditor (1 year experience HIGHLY DESIRED)

Contact the recruiter working on this position:

The recruiter working on this position is Shaji Ahmed

His/her contact number is +(1) (202) 4703255 His/her contact email is

Our recruiters will be more than happy to help you to get this contract.