Mainframe Developer

Location Londonderry, County Londonderry
Job type Contract
Salary Negotiable
Published 8 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Jane Donnelly
Job reference JD109_1568734647

Job description

Mainframe Developer (The initial roles will be contract, 3-6 months. If the model proves successful there will be a possibility to extend.)

Location: Derry/ Londonderry

Salary: TBC

Grafton Specialist Recruitment has been retained to recruit a Mainframe Developer based in Derry/ Londonderry

The Role

We're currently seeking a Mainframe Developer to join our IT Department. Work within a strong team to deliver high quality software solutions for the business throughout the whole of Ireland.

Main Responsibilities

  • Work with Development Manager, Project Managers and Business Analysts to define and deliver technical components to meet project demands.
  • Design new / changed systems from the ground up.
  • Produce technical specifications and designs based on requirement documents.
  • Develop and deliver high standard solutions to the companys systems
  • Provide support and direction to development teams, plan and oversee peer reviews.
  • Support implementations and technical change to production systems.
  • Perform, document and manage unit / system testing.
  • Demonstrate flexibility in supporting several tasks at once, and be to complete development work as well as analysis as part of new projects and initiatives.
  • Support issue resolution, application maintenance and ad hoc queries from development teams.


  • At least 5 years design and development experience in in a Mainframe environment, in both Batch and Online environments
  • Practical experience in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Experience of working in waterfall and agile teams
  • Experience of Cobol or Ideal Mainframe languages
  • Technical experience: Cobol or Ideal, JCL. CICS or Datacom database desirable but not essential.

In return

You will receive a fantastic package, the opportunity to work for a key player in the industry and the opportunity to develop your career in a supportive environment.

Contact Details & Deadline

To be considered for this position, please forward your CV to at Grafton Recruitment by clicking on the APPLY button on this page and attaching your CV.

The Grafton Specialist Team is a dedicated division within Grafton Recruitment, focused on providing Permanent, Contract & Temporary staffing solutions across; Construction, Engineering, Accountancy & Finance, Financial Services & Insurance, Health & Safety, HR, IT, Sales & Marketing, Senior Manufacturing, Procurement & Supply Chain & Medical, Health & Social Care.

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