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Senior Developer - Mainframe

Gabi

Gabi

Software Engineering
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Company Description

Ready to make a difference? Experian has evolved into a global tech company and leader in data and analytics. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. We’re a constituent of the FTSE 30 and for more than 125 years we’ve helped economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done.

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Job Description

Role Summary

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. We’re passionate about unlocking the power of data in order to transform lives and create opportunities for consumers, businesses and society. For more than 125 years, we’ve helped economies and communities flourish – and we’re not done. Our 21k amazing employees in 40+ countries believe the possibilities for you, and the world, are growing. We’re investing in the future, through new technologies, talented people and innovation so we can help create a better tomorrow. To do this we employ the brightest minds that share our purpose and want to make a difference. Life as a Senior Developer is all about coding, collaboration, and working as a team to create something incredible. As a Senior Developer at Experian, you’ll work in one of our business areas, gain exposure to our exciting work and help to develop products for the future. Purpose Responsible for the system design, and delivery of well tested solutions for new and existing products, platforms and systems. The programming of the complex new programs/systems and amendments to existing ones. To provide technical assistance to customers, business analysts, sales executives or account managers. Supervision of junior staff’s workflow and skills development. To contribute to the achievement of departmental objectives

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Software Development  Production of technical specifications (from functional specifications) which are geared to the level of programming resource available.  Translation of business requirements into a sound technical solution which meets customer requirements. Ensuring accuracy in design, development and testing through to implementation.  The programming of new complex programs/systems and amendments to existing ones  Lead the root cause investigation / identification of bugs / defects  Technical competence within a delivery platform (Mainframe, Windows, Linux etc.)  Awareness of different development methodologies (Waterfall and Agile) and a range of technologies (ETL, .Net, Web Services, DB2, Cobol etc.)  The creation/approval of test plans as required.  Reviewing of test results to ensure software meets customer requirements.  Evaluation/assessment of third party tools/products and new technology.  Full understanding, monitoring and enforcement of processes such as ChangeMan, TIR, CAB and TDA  Creation of work/timescale estimates as required.  Timely and appropriate escalation of issues to line manager with recommended solutions. Action solutions where authorisation permits.  Carry out system integration testing as required.  Ensure system integration testing is carried out effectively.  Creation of the artefacts required for the Technical Design Authority and attendance at TDA meetings
  • Business and Technical Knowledge  Pre and post-sales technical support for customers, using language & media appropriate to the audience.  Technical support/assistance for feasibility, estimating and scheduling of projects.  In-depth knowledge of more than one product/system/service produced/maintained by own division and an understanding of products/services of other related divisions.  Develops a learning agenda to enhance the knowledge base of the development community  Proactive in attaining knowledge and building domain expertise  Product/system demonstrations to internal and external staff as required  Undertake Knowledge Sharing sessions within own team and to the rest of the department  Strong collaboration and network across Experian and within department
  • Communications  Good communication within the team or project group, both in sharing knowledge, skills and experience  Provides technical consultancy for products and technologies  Demonstrate ability to communicate using language and terminology appropriate to the level of the enquirer  Management of own tasks and time to ensure meeting project deadlines, escalating in a timely manner when necessary  Delivery of projects by monitoring progress against the project plan and escalating any “slippage”, where required
  • Coaching / Teamwork / Leadership  Technical support/induction for new members of the team as required  Proactive coaching/mentoring of staff in the development of their technical skills, and identification of their training needs  Sharing technical knowledge/expertise with team colleagues, management, internal & external customers.  Provision of technical updates, including presentations where required, regarding own or team’s product/system/service to others in the team, department, division, other divisions and / or customers.  Production of project plans, as required.  Management of own tasks and time to ensure meeting project deadlines. Production of accurate work time/effort estimates.  Allocation and supervision of work within the team. Co-ordination and allocation of resources and distribution and control of teamwork schedules.  Conduct and contribute to appraisals where appropriate  Delivery of projects and project components by monitoring progress against the project plan, escalating and initiating the resolution of any slippage.  Facilitate and drive performance management processes
  • Service Matters  Proactive provision of technical support, including relevant documentation for internal or external customers, directly or via a divisional help desk. Thorough investigation of the cause of queries/problems, and providing resolution including system impact analysis  Co-ordination and prioritisation of project support logs to ensure successful & timely completion.  Able to answer question on significant number of systems and applications within the department and carry out investigations as required  Pre and post-sales technical support for customers, using language & media appropriate to the audience.  Champion a culture where the fair treatment of customers is at the heart of the Experian business. Ensure that by leading by example, you adhere to all regulatory requirements and apply appropriate controls in the interests of customers. Through the adoption of a top down approach, demonstrate a culture where all of our people understand their regulatory obligations, including what the fair treatment of customer’s means to them and our organisation.

Key Responsibilities

    Qualifications

    Qualifications

    • Qualifications • B.Sc. in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalent degree. Desirable Experience • 4 to 5 years of experience in IBM Mainframe Application Development. • Experience of working in an agile environment using a Scrum or Kanban approach. • Experience of the full development lifecycle. • Strong Software development and analysis skills • Ability to write clean, scalable code, applying design patterns and best practices. • Demonstrable experience in IBM Mainframe development technologies and software engineering best practices o COBOL o CICS o JCL o VSAM o DB2 o Tools such as Changeman, CA-7, JIRA and File Manager. o Knowledge of Assembler/PL 1 would be useful.

    What you'll bring

    Role is supporting the Capex programme of work for the Data office focusing on Data superiority, Data Alignment and security first for out Data office owned applications and data.

    Additional Information

    Our uniqueness is that we truly celebrate yours. Experian's culture and people are key differentiators. We take our people agenda very seriously and focus on what truly matters; DEI, work/life balance, development, authenticity, engagement, collaboration, wellness, reward & recognition, volunteering... the list goes on. Experian’s strong people first approach is award winning; Great Place To Work™ in 24 countries, FORTUNE Best Companies to work and Glassdoor Best Places to Work (globally 4.4 Stars) to name a few. Check out Experian Life on social or our Careers Site to understand why.

    Experian is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Innovation is a critical part of Experian's DNA and practices, and our diverse workforce drives our success. Everyone can succeed at Experian and bring their whole self to work, irrespective of their gender, ethnicity, religion, colour, sexuality, physical ability or age. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know at the earliest opportunity.

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