Job Posting date: 26/08/2020
Closing date: 24/09/2020
Salary: £55,000 - £66,000
Direct Line Group is an ambitious company employing thousands of people throughout the UK. We’re proud to be one of Britain's leading general insurers, offering millions of customers decades of experience and knowledge. In the history of modern insurance, there has never been a bigger time for change than now and we work hard to make sure our well-known brands –Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, NIG and Green Flag are making insurance easier and better value for our customers.
We know we can’t do this without our brilliant people who we reward for ideas and thinking as well as results because that’s how we can achieve amazing things – for our customers and for each other.
We’re actively looking for people to join our teams and we’re committed in protecting your health and wellbeing during every step of our recruitment process.
If you’re successful in securing a role with us you’ll find we’ll be doing things a little bit differently and it may mean you’ll initially join our team by working from home.
During this time we’ll work with you to make sure you have the tools and equipment you need and that you feel part of our amazing DLG team!
What we are looking for:
Are you eager to develop sophisticated enterprise systems to make services run more effective, will you help us redefine our customer experience?
We are looking for a Mainframe Engineer with a solid grasp of GENTRAN, and excellent experience of Mainframe technology, including: Cobol, CICS, DB2, JCL and SQL.
You will be instrumental in crafting and building functionality on the mainframe for our Commercial Motor Vehicle business whilst maintaining and building new Integration Maps!
Who you’ll be working with:
We provide a number of services within Technology Services (TS), including Platform Engineering, Application Development and Maintenance as well as end to end testing to ensure high availability of systems. You’ll be working in a strong Agile team of 5 engineers, and sitting within Application Development and Maintenance (AD&M).
What you'll be doing:
You will need solid experience with GENTRAN map development and the application.
Programming knowledge of CA-IDEAL and JCL is essential
Working with COBOL and CA-DATACOM/DB programming as well as SQL.
Commercial experience of Agile and ITIL concepts & practices
Experience in any of the following software applications: ENDEVOR, SAS, Connect:Direct, TSO/ISPF, CICS, CA-DATACOM/DB, CA7
Collaborating closely with business users on projects and smaller change initiatives to deliver an ongoing backlog of improvements
Working with internal and external suppliers to craft and build the configuration management, release, deployment and operations cycle to meet business requirements.
Identifying and delivering Service Improvements in both production, testing and development environments
Working with Architecture, Security and Other key teams to implement the DLG Technology strategy roadmap
Identifying and implementing opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement in the development and continuous deployment of applications.
What we’ll give you:
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.
Our application process has been designed to make joining us as smooth a transition as possible, it not only provides us with the information we need to decide whether you’re the right person for the job, but also to make sure we’re right for you. The process may be different dependent on the role you are applying for.
Please also contact us if you consider yourself to have a disability that requires an adjustment to help facilitate your application, interview or the joining process.