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Software Engineer III (1263-509)
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Rocket | Campbell, CA
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Job Description

About Rocket Software

Thousands of companies around the world depend on Rocket to solve their most challenging business problems by helping them run their critical infrastructure, business processes, and data, as well as extending the value of these assets to take advantage of cloud and mobile computing, advanced analytics, and other future innovations. From the clothes we wear to the cars we drive; Rocket solutions power the back-end systems that thousands of brands we interact with every day. At Rocket, software has always been about people-not just ones and zeroes. We're people solving problems for other people, and we strive to treat our customers, partners, and fellow Rocketeers with humanity. Founded in 1990, Rocket Software is headquartered in Waltham, MA, with 31 offices around the world.

About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a team of world-class global software engineers in the Db2 for z/OS and IBM mainframe space who have been recognized as experts by their industry peers. You will be part of Rocket Software's dynamic team of domain experts who work at a fast pace and who expect the best from their team.

As a member of the software engineering team, you will be a core member of a global team of software engineers who lead the industry providing first class Db2 utilities and tools to the market. You will be immersed in the technology and quickly become a part of the next generation of Db2 for z/OS and mainframe experts that lead this technology into the future

A Software Engineer III designs, develops, troubleshoots and debugs software programs for enhancements and new products. In this roll you will develop software tools and utilities that help the IBM Db2 for z/OS database run more efficiently.

As part of Rocket Software's engineering team, you will be responsible for adhering to corporate policies regarding R&D processes, standards and automation, as well as identifying areas for improvement and adding your input to process improvements and the creation of new practices.

Your ability to collaborate effectively with other Rocketeers across geographies and technologies will be vital to retain our data virtualization solution as the premier technology in the industry.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

* Design and code features/functionality/enhancements, correction of defects, and/or the creation of new products
* Determine software's compatibility with hardware and/or influence software's design in relation to hardware.
* Proficient at complex programming, exercising independence and discretion while working independently or as part of a team
* Act as the subject matter expert for a product domain
* Work independently to implement software enhancements, develop code to correct defects and/or create new products
* Capable of synthesizing multiple internal and external sources of input into product requirements
* Design, write, and test new development of commercial/enterprise grade software
* Document and communicate on complex technical topics outside the immediate development team

Required Skills

Required Candidate Skills:

* Minimum of 4+ years' experience developing software applications on the IBM mainframe
* Experience in one of the following languages, with an affinity to learn the others: C++, C or Metal C, PL/1, assembler
* Knowledge of Db2 for z/OS is a plus
* Knowledge of VSAM dataset processing is a plus
* Good knowledge of the z/OS engine
* Experience with the Agile development methodology
* Knowledge of other platforms such as Db2 LUW, Oracle, BigSQL, MongoDB is a plus.
* Willing to travel internationally and domestically as needed

Education Requirements:

* College degree in Computer Science/Information Technology
* 4+ years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree

About Rocket

Rocket Software is a global development firm that builds Enterprise Infrastructure products for the world's leading OEMs, networks and software companies. The company's current lines of business complement and extend strategic OEM offerings in the areas of enterprise and mobile security, relational databases, mobile and wireless computing, and operational support systems (OSS). Rocket's current OEM relationships and technology partners include IBM, Microsoft, NEC, Toshiba and RSA, The Security Division of EMC.