Job Overview: The Programmer Analyst II produces computer programs which contribute to the solution of business problems or needs of the Bank. The incumbent is considered to be a competent programmer with basic program design skills. The major emphasis of this position is in enhancing these programming and design skills, along with gaining an introduction to systems development / maintenance work.
Qualifications: * Graduate from an IT technical school or college degree with concentration in Information Technology required. Will consider commensurate experience * Minimum two years of experience in a programming environment required * Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees, peers, users and management * Clearly proven analytical and programming skills (COBOL classes or knowledge of COBOL a plus) * Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills * Candidate must be able to work under pressure and have proven ability to meet deadlines
Principle Activities and Duties: * Codes complex COBOL programs, batch and online * Prepares documentation * Creates and maintains IBM JCL * Writes COBOL code that accesses different file structures, including sequential files, VSAM and an IDMS database * Implements program changes * Tests programs for accuracy * Communicates accurate task status to supervisor and peers * Investigates and solves system problems, including off-hours calls * Maintains working knowledge of the technological advances in the computer industry in general and Dollar Bank's computer environment specifically * Performs other duties as assigned