Software Engineer - Mainframe

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Direct Line

The role

What we’re looking for:

Are you eager to develop sophisticated enterprise systems to make services run more effective, will you help us revolutionise our customer experience?

We are looking for a Senior Engineer with a solid grasp of Mainframe technology, including: Cobol, CICS, Generol, CA-Easytrieve, DB2, JCL and VSAM

Who you’ll be working with:

The Technology Engineering Tribe works across all the business and customer facing Tribes and is part of our Engineering Chapter.  Our mission is, “Be awesome at building and running technology”.  As a member of the cross-functional squad you will be contributing towards team objectives and key results for our business delivering platforms with the customer at the heart of its focus.

What you’ll be doing:

Run and maintain overall technical solutions integrity of the application including integration with other applications and the supporting infrastructure

Develop and promote deep technical expertise, insights and thought leadership related to the application

Take technical ownership; Coordinate, guide and support the planning and delivery of changes, working with stakeholders and suppliers.

Develop and implement an assurance approach which provides confidence to partners and ensures that the value of changes will be achieved

Collaborate with Application Maintenance helping to solve any system issues

Direct Line Group has recently moved to a new Agile way of working and are looking for senior engineers to take on the role of Chapter Lead where they can practise their craft as well as mentor and support a squad of engineers with a servant leadership approach and mindset.   If this is of interest to you please make sure to give examples of any people management experience, especially within an agile organisation, that you have in your application.  

What we’ll give you:

Our Tech Enabling Tribe are able to be home based so we welcome your application wherever you may live. If you’re successful, you’ll be working from home the majority of the time and we’ll work with you to make sure you’re set up with everything you need. You may be required to travel into our offices on occasion for certain meetings and training so please consider this when you apply.

Come join us and you’ll find yourself in the middle of one of the most on-the-go teams in the business, with autonomy and exposure to industry leaders on huge household brand names. We’re always encouraging internal development and you’ll have access to loads of learning opportunities, events and conferences to build your industry knowledge.

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