Sr. Application Developer- eServices in Fort Worth, TX at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/6/2018

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MDI Group is a premier IT workforce solutions provider with more than 25 years of expertise in finding “best fit” IT talent for mid-sized to Fortune 500 clients. We have established relationships with our clients and work directly with the hiring managers. Why MDI Group?...You can expect that we will learn what is most important to you in your job search and match that to the needs of our clients. We offer career coaching and resume services, skills certifications, interview preparation skills, health benefits and a 401K plan. We are currently interviewing for the following contract position:

Sr. Application Developer – eServices


Ft. Worth, TX

The eServices Team is searching for a strong Senior Application Developer to work on a multi-year Transformational roadmap project. A strong candidate will assist the team by developing and supporting legacy EDI/CLM/TrainII support tools using Cobol, JCL, IMS, CICS, and SQL for legacy; and Java, Groovy on Grails, and Web development to integrate with the Axway B2B suite of products that include  Vutran front end and EPS (ePartner Studio) deployments.


  • Develop Applications according to customer requirements, following BNSF development standards for applications within Technology Services at BNSF Railway.
  • Assist in conceptualizing, designing, coding for Proof of Concepts and implement on a complex, high visibility, multi-year project.
  • Coordinate with other technical teams to develop appropriate interfaces and ensure quality and efficiency through capacity planning, performance assessment, and both integration and regression testing.
  • Analyze and document functionality in legacy applications and help design improved applications for future business needs.
  • Understand and adhere to the Technology Services infrastructure and inter-relationships.
  • Develop / maintain efficient solutions to resolve complex business needs.



  • 5+ years of Experience developing with mainframe applications/platforms; COBOL, JCL, CICS, CA7, and CA11.
  • 4+ years Experience in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Iterative Software development Life Cycle Processes such as Agile/Scrum Methodologies.
  • 3 to 5 years of Experience with SQL and JDBC preferably using DB2 UDB.
  • Conceptual understanding of Server side programming, Distributed Application Environments and multi-threading models.
  • Strong problem solving skills including the ability to analyze formatted and unformatted data including XML, CSV, and flat files.
  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science related field.


  • B2B messaging application knowledge.
  • Axway knowledge
  • Experience with C++ and Perl languages.
  • Knowledge of EDI/X12 messaging standards.
  • Experience with web-based application development and support experience using the Java programming language including JSP, HTML, CSS, and Java script.
  • Experience with Eclipse-based Java development.
  • Experience creating and consuming Restful Web Services.
  • Experience with Unix, preferably AIX, including shell scripting.
  • Knowledge and experience with DB design and modeling.
  • Knowledge and experience with DB design and modeling.
  • Experience with MQ Series.
  • Experience with API.
  • Experience with REST Services.
  • Experience with Stored procedure development with DB2 and IBM Data Studio.
  • Experience with JQuery, Ajax and Bootstrap.
  • Experience with WebSphere and Rational Software Architect.

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