Senior Programmer Analyst ( Mainframe, COBOL, DB2)

Position Description
Seeking a Mainframe Programmer with Mainframe, COBOL, Easytrive and other mainframe related tools and technologies. Experience with Teradata, HADOOP, Data Stage knowledge would be a huge plus.
Conducts application analysis and design for end users by reviewing business processes; documenting business requirements; researching potential solutions; making recommendations to meet customers' business objectives; writing program specifications; writing detailed checklists for change control implementations; writing data analysis documents; and creating technical design documentation. Demonstrates up-to-date expertise in Information Systems Division (ISD)-Applications Development area and applies this to the development, execution, and improvement of action plans by providing expert advice and guidance to others in the application of information and best practices; supporting and aligning efforts to meet Customer and business needs; and building commitment for perspectives and rationales. Supports Information Systems Division (ISD) applications by responding to user questions and problems; researching service level functions (for example, performance, availability, reliability); identifying and resolving issues to root cause; developing solutions; participating in change management processes; implementing changes and improvements (for example, alerts, monitors); and engaging in war room or focus room meetings. Participates on team projects by following Information Systems Development Life Cycle (ISDLC) processes; leading small projects; gathering requested information; writing, testing, and debugging programs and scripts; implementing test scripts and procedures; testing and installing third party software; writing instruction manuals; compiling documentation reports; and documenting application changes. Develops team member capabilities by mentoring; teaching team members (for example, coding languages, scripts, documentation requirements, programming standards, DBMS technologies); conducting analyses and recommending solutions; and coordinating tasks. Provides and supports the implementation of business solutions by building relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders; identifying business needs; determining and carrying out necessary processes and practices; monitoring progress and results; recognizing and capitalizing on improvement opportunities; and adapting to competing demands, organizational changes, and new responsibilities.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field and 3 years experience in information technology within the past
7 years OR 5 years experience in information technology or related field within the past 7 years.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
5 years of development experience in mainframe technologies.
5 years of development experience in business intelligence tools.
1 year experience leading a technical team.
Professional certification in information technology relevant to the job under consideration (for example, Java, C/C++, mainframe technologies,
SAP, Microsoft .Net, business intelligence tools, SQL technology).
Employment Type:
Full Time
Position Type:
Salary
Shift:
Company Summary
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.
Req ID:
701717BR

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