Senior Analyst Programmer VisionPLUS

HR Gulf,Atlanta, GA

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Job Description

Positions available in Toronto, Canada; London, England; Hong Kong; Singapore & USA

This position requires a wide range of management, technical and analytical skills to manage critical situations and resolve and identify root cause of processing failures.

1 Year Contract - $45 -$70 per hour


• Convey strong client facing skills, and an acute understanding of consulting
• Manage the analysis, technical design, development and architecture of small to medium scale projects
• Lead a technical team to deliver VisionPLUS applications to defined client requirements
• Liaise with client and other software vendors to resolve production issues in a timely manner
• Contribute to the guidance, support and motivation within the assigned team
• Provide training, as required, to develop junior team members and transfer skills
• Ensure compliance with First Data development methodologies and standards
• Adhere to process compliance methodologies, such as, SOX, CMMI, ITIL
• Ensure all developments are documented and solutions meet client requirements


• 8+ years Mainframe experience, with 5+ years current experience working on VisionPLUS application
• 5+ years experience using VisionPLUS in the credit card market, including conversions to new processing platforms
• Understanding of client business and the customization level of VisionPLUS
• Experience with the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
• Highly developed organizational, analytical and problem solving skills, with a meticulous attention to detail, including the ability to analyse data from different platforms in order to integrate the data into the VisionPLUS platform
• Proven experience in leading, staffing and motivating an IT team
• Solid written and oral communication skills
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills
• Must be a team player, with the ability to work independently
• Bachelors Degree in Computer Science
• Must be legally eligible to work in the US (or applicable client location)

Technical Requirements

• In depth knowledge of VisionPLUS
• Expertise in customization of VisionPLUS – CMS / FMS / FAS / TRAMS modules
• Proficiency with IBM mainframe platform
• Strong programming skills required using COBOL, CICS, DB2, SQL, JCL, IDCAMS, BMS, MVS, VSAM file structures
• Proficient with file transmission tools FTP, Connect Direct, and Cyber Fusion Design and Analysis
• Resolve and identify root cause of application process failures
• Extraction of business functionality of the application


• Familiarity with Endevor and Infoman an asset
• Familiarity with SNA, Frame relay and TCP/IP an asset