Sr Mainframes Developer


About UsAt Innovon Technologies, we are a reputable technology services and consulting firm with a global reach. We specialize in providing high-quality services that deliver impactful results to our clients. Our mission is to empower businesses to achieve more by leveragingg the latest technological advancements and best practices in their industries.

Job Summary/Objective: A Mainframe Senior Developer is responsible for developing, maintaining, and enhancing mainframe applications and systems. They possess extensive knowledge and experience working with mainframe technologies, programming languages, and development tools. Here’s a sample job description for a Mainframe Senior Developer


  • Design, code, test, and maintain mainframe applications and systems based on project requirements and specifications.
  • Collaborate with business analysts, architects, and stakeholders to gather requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior developers, assisting them with problem-solving, code reviews, and best practices.
  • Analyze and debug complex mainframe applications, identify issues, and implement appropriate fixes and enhancements.
  • Optimize application performance and efficiency through tuning, refactoring, and code improvements.
  • Collaborate with the testing team to ensure high-quality deliverables by participating in test planning, execution, and defect resolution.
  • Document application designs, code changes, and technical specifications to ensure proper knowledge transfer and future maintainability.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and advancements in mainframe technologies, tools, and methodologies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Stay up to date with industry trends and advancements in mainframe technologies, tools, and methodologies.
  • Act in accordance with and be an advocate for Innovon Technologies Core Values (Respect, Transparency, Excellence, Professionalism and Social Responsibility).
  • Assists in the training of other members as requested.
  • Maintains understanding of relevant methodologies.
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • years of experience in mainframe development, including proficiency in languages such as COBOL, PL/I, Assembler, or JCL.
  • Strong knowledge of mainframe tools and utilities, such as IMS, DB2, CICS, VSAM, or ISPF.
  • Experience with mainframe development environments, such as IBM z/OS, TSO/ISPF, and JCL.
  • Proficiency in debugging and troubleshooting mainframe applications using tools like IBM Debug Tool or Xpediter.
  • Solid understanding of software development methodologies, version control systems, and defect tracking tools.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to analyze and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Education & Certifications:  

  • Bachelor’s degree is a must.

Interpersonal Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must be able to communicate with a wide variety of audiences, both business and technical.
  • Active and attentive listening skills.
  • Critical thinking.
  • Strong facilitation skills to lead requirements elicitation meetings.
  • Motivate others by encouraging and empowering others to achieve.
  • Organized approach and able to work under pressure. Strong critical thinking, problem identification and solving ability.
  • Basic SQL Query skills & analysis as it pertains to business processing and/or project implementation.
  • Significant experience working in a collaborative team environment, with an insurance background.
  • Demonstrated customer focus, excellent people skills, strategic and critical analysis capabilities, as well as the ability to develop a process and results driven organization within a complex environment.
  • Excellent facilitation, communication, risk management, and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with experience in interacting and communication with a wide range of individuals at both a strategic and tactical level.
  • Understanding of software development and infrastructure project lifecycles.
  • Experience in managing project budgets and understanding project financials.
  • Desired computer skills include Project Management Software, Outlook, MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

Location: USA

Work Mode: Remote/Onsite

Company Culture:

Innovon Technologies has a positive work culture that encourages collaboration, creativity, respect, and innovation. You can work in an environment where your contributions are recognized, valued, and appreciated.

How to Apply:

Job Category: Development
Job Type: Contractor
Job Location: Remote

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