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Contract Application Developer | Data | UK/Home Based

Location
UK/Home Based
Salary
Excellent salary & benefits package
Posted
09 Jul 2020
Closes
09 Sep 2020
Ref
JPHA15855
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Award winning direct mail and transactional print campaigns, impressive data management capabilities and excellent exposure to cutting edge technology within a first-class environment.  A developing role with superb earning potential this is an outstanding opportunity for an Application Developer to work for one of the market leaders when it comes to intelligent multi-channel solutions on an initial contract basis. 


Contract Application Developer | Data | UK/Home Based | Excellent Salary Package


A multi-site operation, this is a company with in-house facilities for creative, personalised direct mail, multi-channel communications and transactional mail services across print and digital to high profile brands. An award winning group with an excellent reputation for innovation, holding a leading position in the market.


On a day-to-day basis as Application Developer you will be responsible for: 

  • Creation and maintenance of applications and scripts that drive the processing, workflow & conversion of customer data in to print and electronic communications from technical and business requirements
  • Working as part of a distributed but close-working team of developers working on outbound transactional document production
  • Collaborating with teams of Business Analysts, Project Managers, Solutions and Technical Architects as well as other development teams 
  • Following defined methodologies for change and projects, specify, produce and deliver code to agreed specification, for new systems, enhancements and live error fixes
  • Excellent Analysis & Specification skills, ability to interpret and create technical documentation
  • Experience of Development/Operational or Support environment within an IT department beneficial
  • Detailed knowledge of development lifecycles – Waterfall/Agile
  • Support testing activities


Key attributes required:

  • Require experience of working with file processing products  e.g. Mainframe, JCL, StreamWeaver, TWS, REXX
  • 2+ years experience in IBM mainframe applications desirable
  • Working knowledge of TWS/OPC desirable
  • Strong JCL skills desirable
  • Experience of standard IBM Utilities and other tools (TSO, ISPF, SDSF, RACF, Connect Direct) desirable
  • Experience of working with large and complex data formats, e.g. fixed length, delimited, multi record, XML
  • Experience of working with pre-composed document type, e.g. PDF, AFP,  postscript
  • Beneficial to have experience of working with document composition products, e.g. Quadient Inspire Designer, Opentext Exstream, Papyrus


Submit your details today to be considered.

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