MVS Mainframe Developer (COBOL, PL/1, DB2, IMS, ISPF and JCL)
MAXIMUS is an industry leader in the provisioning of products and services to support the delivery of government services in North America and internationally. With operations across Canada and around the Globe, MAXIMUS is a world-leader in providing innovative, practical and meaningful solutions to help government programs and services function more effectively and efficiently.
In Canada, MAXIMUS is responsible for the administration of two of the Province of British Columbias most important healthcare programs: Medical Services Plan and Fair PharmaCare. We also administer the Ontario Drug Benefit Program on behalf of the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. In Charlottetown, PEI we develop and support our flagship medical and drugs claims-management software Medigent. In British Columbia., through our Themis division, we also operate the Family Maintenance Enforcement Program that is responsible for tracking and collecting child and spousal support.
We are constantly looking at new technology, processes and methods of delivering services to the citizens of Canada. Because of this, and given our expertise in program information management, claims processing, contact centre services, document processing and information technology, we are positioned for significant growth.
Join us here in beautiful Victoria, British Columbia to experience the best in West Coast lifestyle. You will work in an environment that will challenge you and reward your achievements. Your down time can be spent exploring the natural beauty of the West Coast from culinary experiences to cultural events, and to outdoor challenges. We have it all! Located in beautiful Victoria, BC, in the heart of downtown, our location offers easy access to every amenity.
MAXIMUS offers competitive market-based salaries, incentive pay opportunity, comprehensive employer-paid benefits and a defined-benefit pension plan or a Group RSP with employer-matching contributions, for eligible employees. Our people also get some great perks too, such as a heavily subsidized fitness-membership program, an annual gala year-end celebration event along with a supportive results-oriented work environment.
MAXIMUS welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
Education & Experience:
Relevant degree from a recognized university or certificate from a recognized college required.
Structured training in relevant programming languages and methodologies required.
Five years of experience working in a mainframe environment, specifically: COBOL, PL/1, DB2, IMS, ISPF and JCL.
Experience working in the BC government environment and in the Health industry preferred.
Experience with the application landscape that supports the British Columbia Ministry of Health is desirable, but not required.
Detail-oriented, fast-learner and self-motivated.
Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
Participate in all phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) to deliver applications that address business requirements.
Application maintenance, production systems support, designing and developing solutions using MVS application development tools.
Work independently on small application releases or as part of a project team on larger application releases.
Critically analyze application requirements and devise sound solutions to business challenges based on MAXIMUS BC methodologies, Data Quality principles and industry standards.
Develop project plans, logical and physical design specifications, architecture diagrams, executable code, and unit/ integration test plans as well as maintenance and production support activities.
Possess good organizational, interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, team based system support and deliverables-oriented work environment.
Track record of meeting deadlines and budgets.
Experience supporting mission critical applications.
Problem solver with the ability to methodically analyze and resolve programming challenges.
Must be comfortable seeking peer and supervisory guidance on complex application challenges must have a desire to learn applications being supported.