Mainframe Systems Analyst
CGI Group, Inc.
Edmonton, AB
Position Description:
CGI is the World's 5th largest independent IT and business process services company. We provide high-end business and IT Consulting, Systems Integration and IT & Business Management services. CGI has over 100+ IP-based business solutions in 40 countries spanning Financial Services, Government, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Retail, Telecommunications, Utilities and Oil & Gas. We are a proven and demonstrated success, achieving an industry-leading track record of on-time, on-budget projects and innovative solutions.

We are looking for an experienced Mainframe Systems Analyst who has a minimum of 5 years of industry experience in a systems analyst role. Our ideal candidate will possess solid MVS, JCL and TSO foundation experience to join one of our ongoing Application Management Services engagements.

This is a great opportunity to become an employee of CGI Edmonton, providing leading IT services to our clients. It will challenge the successful candidate to learn the application support role of legacy applications; further develop their analytical skills and interpersonal skills, be a team player and gain experience with industry leading methodologies for service support, systems development and quality assurance (ISO 20000, ITIL, CMMI).

This is a temporary full time position with a strong possibility of extension and/or conversion to a permanent position.

Your future duties and responsibilities:
Design, estimating, coding, testing and implementation of complex applications within an Enterprise environment

Participate in business case analysis / design and preparation of detailed specifications of programs where needed

Work within defined processes and methodologies

Interact with clients of various levels and managing client expectations in terms of functionality, schedule, and quality

Articulate alternatives and recommendations to clients; responding to their needs and challenges

Participate in a rotating schedule of On-Call duties

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:
Minimum 5 years of progressive related applications development experience including scoping/estimation, requirements analysis, development, testing and implementation in an Enterprise environment

Minimum 5 years of experience writing, maintaining, reviewing and supporting mainframe legacy applications

Experience in analysis, design, and development of large and complex applications

Excellent oral and written communication and documentation skills

Desired Technical Skills:
Applied knowledge of MVS, TSO, JCL, Natural, DB2 or similar languages/databases

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and/or Business or Diploma in IT and/or Business with equivalent IT experience

  • Application Development
  • Communication (Oral/Written)
  • DB2
  • JCL
  • Maintenance/Production Support
  • MVS
  • Systems Analysis
What you can expect from us:
Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients' digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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