Application Architect (CICS/COBOL, z/OS or VSAM ) Finance

Job Categories: COBOL Mainframe
Job Types: Full Time
Locations: Hong Kong
Type: Permanent

A leading entity in the financial services industry, this corporation specializes in blending traditional mainframe systems with cutting-edge technology to enhance business operations. Known for its strategic approach to application architecture and system maintenance, it stands out for its commitment to reliability and innovation.

Job Description:

  • Lead the development and ongoing maintenance of strategic business initiatives and application systems.
  • Engage in the entire lifecycle of software development, including design, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation.
  • Produce comprehensive documentation aligning with system changes and updates.
  • Analyze user requirements to inform system design and development.
  • Formulate detailed system specifications to guide application architecture.
  • Provide critical support during emergency production incidents, offering swift and effective solutions.

Job Requirements:

  • University degree with over 5-8 years of experience in mission-critical system development, preferably in the financial sector (less experience will be considered for junior roles).
  • Proficiency in mainframe technologies including z/OS, CICS, COBOL, and VSAM.
  • Experience with Java programming and web-based development (e.g., Spring Framework, Hibernate, XML, XSL, JMS, HTML, JQuery, JavaScript, Jasper Reports, WebSphere Application Server, WebSphere MQ, and SQL) is an advantage
  • Strong technical writing abilities, with prior experience in the banking sector preferred.
  • Fluent in English and Chinese, with excellent communication skills.

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