Software Development Engineer II

Berkeley Heights, NJ

Onsite  -  IT - Development / Other Technologies  -  Contract  -  Job ID: 24-02573

Title: Senior Application Analyst 
Location: Berkeley Heights, NJ on site. No remote. Only local candidates will be considered.
Duration: 6+ months
Compensation: $55 W2
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the US 


Job Description:  
We're looking for a Senior Application Analyst with experience in mainframe systems. You will be working in Payment Transaction Settlement on multiple PTS application platforms. You'll be providing system and application support of primarily a mainframe environment and end-to-end application delivery. You will be responding to system and application issues, leading hardware and software upgrades, disaster recovery procedures, system audits, and implementing client programming projects. It's a customer focused senior application analyst position with an emphasis on analyzing business requirements, creating functional technical designs, and code development utilizing IDMS, DB2, VSAM and COBOL in a batch environment.

As a Senior Application Analyst, you can look forward to:

  • Developing program logic for new applications or analyzes and modifies logic in existing applications.
  • Performance tuning and testing of mainframe code, troubleshooting performance problems, preparing code for deployment and finishing all vital Waterfall SDLC documentation.
  • Writing code, programs, tests, and analyzes new application software.
  • Working on online and batch applications that support credit & debit card processing.
  • Writing and modifies COBOL programs to process data to fund and bill merchants & clear to associations.
  • Unit testing program changes using IDMS, DB2, JCL, PROCs and test VSAM and flat files.
  • Providing recommendations towards the development of new code or reuse of existing code.
  • Developing customized solutions within the platform to support critical business functions and meet project objectives, client requirements, and company goals.
  • Interacting with Product Managers, Project Managers, GIO (Global Infrastructure Operations) resources and Client/Partner IT resources to collaborate on projects.
  • Consulting with users, to determine software or system functional specifications.
  • Attending meeting and conference calls to review the business requirements document.
  • Designing and developing computer systems or programs, based on user defined requirements.
  • Creating high level and detailed design documents that support credit & debit card processing projects.
  • Presenting design documents via TEAMS meeting to the business for sign off.
  • Developing mainframe applications for PTS application set across platforms.
  • Providing leadership, supervision and coaching for a specific project.
  • Delivering project documents, HLD, DDD, timelines, I-plans to the project manager.
  • Adhering to established standards and consults with senior managers on technology solutions.
  • Responsible for assigning resources and delegating tasks to meet project deliverables.
  • Will be part of the on-call rotation to handle issues that could occur with the application such as job abends.


Skillset / Experience:  

  • Bachelor's degree with 8 years of experience in applicable field OR Advanced Degree in applicable field with 6 years of relevant experience.
  • 8 years of mainframe experience in IBM JCL, CA7, JCL, and utilities, COBOL, REXX, EasyTrieve, VSAM, IDMS, Endevor, File Master, Dispatch, View, UniTech and Remedy utilities.
  • Experience with MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express and Diner's International merchant acquiring; settlement balancing and error processing.
  • Experience with the Waterfall Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced Degree and/or Technology Certifications.
  • Experience in merchant acquiring system and credit & debit card international processing & integration services.
  • Experience in settlement, interchange, and authorization targets for application modifications.
  • Exposure to common Merchant Acquirer Information Security concepts and practices.
  • Have functional-Technical knowledge of payment authorization, fraud detection systems and smart routing applications.
  • Experience with payment ecommerce systems, payments gateways and payment processors.


Our benefits package includes: 

·       Comprehensive medical benefits 

·       Competitive pay, 401(k) 

·       Retirement plan 

·       …and much more! 


About INSPYR Solutions:  
Technology is our focus and quality is our commitment. As a national expert in delivering flexible technology and talent solutions, we strategically align industry and technical expertise with our clients’ business objectives and cultural needs. Our solutions are tailored to each client and include a wide variety of professional services, project, and talent solutions. By always striving for excellence and focusing on the human aspect of our business, we work seamlessly with our talent and clients to match the right solutions to the right opportunities. Learn more about us at 


INSPYR Solutions provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, INSPYR Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.