IT Developer - Mainframe

Alluvion Staffing is seeking a Mainframe Developer for a contract position with a client located in Jacksonville, Florida.


  • Write code for moderately complex designs. Write programs that span platforms. Code and/or create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
  • Write code for enhancing existing programs or developing new programs.
  • Review code developed by other IT Developers.
  • Provide input to and drive programming standards.
  • Write detailed technical specifications. Identify integration points.
  • Report missing elements found in requirements and explain impacts to team members.
  • Consult with other IT Developers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts, Project Managers and vendors.
  • “Scope” time, resources, etc., required to complete programming projects. Seek review from other IT Developers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts or Project Managers on estimates.
  • Perform unit testing and debugging. Set test conditions based upon code specifications. May need assistance from other IT Developers and team members to debug more complex errors.
  • Support transition of application throughout the Product Development life cycle. Document what has to be migrated.
  • Research vendor products / alternatives. Conducts vendor product gap analysis / comparison.
  • Accountable for including IT Controls and following standard corporate practices to protect the confidentiality, integrity, as well as availability of the application and data processed or output by the application.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or 4 years equivalent IT work experience
  • 5 or more years of progressive work experience in a programming or application development role
  • COBOL, DB2, CICS and JCL
  • Experience and understanding with unit testing, release procedures, coding design and documentation protocol as well as change management procedures
  • Proficiency using versioning tools
  • Thorough knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible team player
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Must demonstrate initiative and effective independent decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  •  Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • In-depth understanding of the systems development life cycle
  • Proficiency programming in more than one object oriented programming language
  • Proficiency using standard desktop applications such as MS Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio
  • Proficiency using debugging tools
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy


  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT related field
  • Specific tools, languages and specialty skills may vary
  • Relevant Development certifications

Please email Christine Imm at for immediate consideration. Must be available to interview in person.

Job ID: 14129

Location: Jacksonville, FL

Updated: 4/10/2017

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