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NCDES - Technical Architect - Mainframe Appl. Architect

Company: vTech Solution
Location: Raleigh
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Short Description: NC's Div. of Employment Security (DES) seeks to procure one contractor to fill a Mainframe Programmer Architect role. The primary responsibility is to cleanse data in the current legacy Benefit Payments System and convert the data to Oracle.
Complete Description:
This position allows for a hybrid work schedule, with hours split between remote and onsite. Contractor is expected to report onsite on a consistent basis. The standard schedule in alternating between one week remote and one week onsite, however, depending on management discretion, an alternative schedule may be allowed but depends on workload demands. The primary responsibilities of this position are to assist in maintaining the Tax and FARS systems and work on the Tax Modernization project including data cleansing, conversion, and interface validation. We need to have an additional resource to be able to provide adequate support for the FARS and Tax while moving forward with Tax Modernization and getting the project back on track. The Mainframe Architect is expected to handle design, implementation, and maintenance of mainframe computer systems for DES. The primary responsibilities of this position is to assist in maintaining the Tax and FARS systems and work on the Tax Modernization project including data cleansing and conversion. The contractor will work with other technical teams to ensure that the mainframe system is properly integrated with other systems and technologies. They are expected to help resolve technical issues that arise with the mainframe system. This may include working with other technical teams to diagnose and resolve problems, as well as developing and implementing preventative measures to minimize the risk of future issues. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of VSAM and Hierarchical database structures Required Skills:
--- Technical knowledge and experience with mainframe technology. COBOL 10years, CICS 10 yrs, VSAM 10yrs, and JCL (10yrs.)
--- Knowledge and experience in converting data from one application to another (10 yrs.)
--- Successful completion of technology projects within area of responsibility
--- Analyzing feasibility, compatibility, and cost of solutions
--- Excellent interpersonal communication skills. Desired skills:
--- Strong organizational skills.
--- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.
--- Ability to engage business experts in the purpose and use of data in the Benefit Payment Application
SkillRequired / DesiredAmount of Experience
Job Title: NCDES - Technical Architect - Mainframe Appl. Architect
Address: Div of Employment Security, 700 Wade Avenue, Raleigh, NC 27605
StartDate: 05/30/2023
EndDate: 05/29/2024
MaxNumberofSubmitals: 2
CAI Contract Manager: Anne Elliott
Account Manager:
Agency Interview Type: Either Webcam Interview or In Person
Question 1
Absences greater than two weeks MUST be approved by CAI management in advance, and contact information must be provided to CAI so that the resource can be reached during his or her absence. The Client has the right to dismiss the resource if he or she does not return to work by the agreed upon date. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 2
Does this candidate have the knowledge and 10 year's experience in transferring data sets from mainframe applications to Oracle / SQL based programs.
Question 3
Does this candidate understand impact of interface and systems design decisions on technology, information flow, and/or business processes.
Question 4
Please indicate how soon this candidate is available to start work. Vendors are encouraged to submit candidates that are available for the duration of the assignment.
Question 5
Vendor must disclose to the agency if the candidate will be subcontracted at the time of submission. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 6
Confirmation that you have thoroughly validated, and attest to the accuracy of, the credentials listed throughout this candidate's VectorVMS profile and resume pursuant to Section 5.2.5 of ITS-009440 is required. Do you confirm?
Question 7
Payment for all approved hours will be paid at the straight hourly rate regardless of the total hours worked by the engaged resource. It is the responsibility of the supplier to adhere to any applicable compensation law including payment for overtime hours. Do you accept that requirement?
Question 8
Candidates need to be onsite part time from the beginning of the engagement. Once all staff return to site full time the candidate will be expected to be onsite full time. The candidate will need to be onsite the first day to collect equipment and onsite during the agreed upon onsite days. Do you accept this requirement?
Question 9
Please provide the candidate's email address HERE.
Question 10
The max rate for this position is $96.00/hour. Do you accept this requirement?

Keywords: vTech Solution, Raleigh , NCDES - Technical Architect - Mainframe Appl. Architect, IT / Software / Systems , Raleigh, North Carolina

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