Mainframe Software Developer
Brookfield, WI 
Posted 1 month ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Job Description

Refinitiv Wealth Management offers solutions that power some of the largest Wealth Management firms in the North America and global markets. Our solutions empower Advisors to build their client's wealth, meet their life goals, guide them through investment decisions and add value to their client relationships. Our Wealth Management Platform provides the mission critical capabilities that support Advisors, transactions, regulatory reporting and firm's back office operations. From the front office to the back office, Refinitiv's wealth management solutions offer best-in-class infrastructure, news, analytics and market content that match your business requirements and will delight your customers.

About the role:

As a Mainframe Software Developer you will work within a scrum development team on the mainframe. The developer must be able to successfully analyze, code, unit and regression test application programs in both an Online (CICS) and Batch (MVS) environment. In addition, you will be collaborating with technical and business experts in the design and maintenance of software solutions based on strategic discussions with internal and external stakeholders.

The ideal candidate will have 1-2 years of mainframe experience using COBOL, as well as an understanding of DB2, CICS, and Job Control Language (JCL). Additionally, this role will be involved in daily Scrum meetings that require collaboration, so a consistent presence in the Brookfield, WI office is necessary to be successful in the position.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Interpret functional requirements, perform analysis then create or modify software providing high value customer solutions
  • Tasks include designing, testing, debugging, documenting, and installing software components
  • Ensure products, applications, documents and systems are in compliance with established quality standards
  • Implement and support multiple applications in test and production environments
  • Participate in on-call rotation to resolve issues
  • Document process and produce process flow diagrams
  • Provide status and project updates to scrum team and management


  • Mainframe technical experience, including interfaces, tools, and associated technologies
  • Ability to research and document existing applications and create new applications following standards and guidelines
  • Ability to effectively engage subject matter experts and understand technical topics
  • Ability to work effectively with technical and business experts
  • Willingness and ability to work effectively on a scrum team and be an active practitioner of scrum concepts Strong analytical and technical skills along with solid communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders including offshore teams

Technical Skills:

  • Proficient in COBOL, DB2, CICS and Job Control Language are preferred for this role
  • Experience with Batch Processing
  • Experience with TSO/JCL/DB2, Changeman, IBM Dbug, Platinum, VISIO/Lucid Chart is not needed, but desired
  • ZEKE job scheduling or knowledge of comparable scheduling packages

The Financial and Risk Business of Thomson Reuters is now Refinitiv. Refinitiv equips the financial community with access to an open platform that uncovers opportunity and catalyzes change. With a dynamic combination of data, insights, technology, and news from Reuters, our customers can access solutions for every challenge, including a breadth of applications, tools, and content-all supported by human expertise. At Refinitiv, we facilitate the connections that propel people and organizations to find new possibilities to move forward.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. Therefore we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world-regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Refinitiv is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

Intrigued by a challenge as large and fascinating as the world itself? Come join us.

Brookfield-Wisconsin-United States of America


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
1 to 2 years
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