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1 Oct 2021

Full-Time Mainframe Data Conversion Programmer III

BKInc2018 Jacksonville, Florida, United States

Job Description

Black Knight is the premier provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics that lenders and servicers look to first to help successfully manage the entire loan life cycle. Our deep understanding of regulatory and compliance issues complements the knowledge, technology and solutions we offer to help our clients achieve their business goals. Black Knight offers leading software systems; data and analytics offerings; and information solutions that facilitate and automate many of the business processes across the mortgage life cycle.


Works closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality COBOL technical solutions. These JCL and COBOL solutions must be aligned with business and IT strategies and comply with the organization’s architectural standards. Involved in the full system
s life cycle, design, coding, testing, implementation, maintenance and support of applications software that is delivered on time and within budget. Has a solid understanding of systems analysis, design, development, and quality assurance and integration methodologies.


    • Codes small to very complex COBOL routines in conversion programs
    • Processes incoming conversion data, ensuring data integrity
    • Executes conversion job streams per department guidelines
    • Provides technical support for Business Analysts and ot
      r programmers
    • Adheres to project timelines and deliverables
    • Assists in developing and testing internal process improvements
    • Leads programmer team on projects
    • Ensures succinct communication on projects, as well as across department boundaries
    • Plays integral role in identifying and subsequent solution of internal process improvements
    • Ensures department infrastructure is operating smoothly
    • Provides design development of projects involving COBOL conversion application development, migrations, and additions to existing applications.
    • Participates in project meetings with other technical staff, business owners and subject matter experts.
    • Reviews application in progress of development to ensure compliance with overall design parameters and corporate development standards.
    • Develops and/or reviews development of test protocols for testing application before user acceptance.
    • Reviews t
      results and directs further development.
    • May provide, or guide provision of technical support to COBOL applications currently in production.
    • May mentor or guide work of less experienced programming and development staff.
    • May travel up to 15% (to Jacksonville, FL as needed)
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or the equivalent combination of education, training, or work experience.


    • Experience working with mainframe technologies such as COBOL, CICS, JCL, and/or Easytrieve
    • Experience with REXX development a plus
    • Experience building and supporting COBOL applications
    • Excellent analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills
    • Ability to develop partnership-oriented relationshi
      ps wit
      h business executives and functional leaders, especially as it relates to operations and technology
    • Must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with focus on timeliness, documentation, and communications with peers and business users alike
    • Experience with project management
    • Ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing to technical and non-technical audiences of various levels within Black Knight or outside the organization (executives, regulators, clients, etc.)
    • Results oriented, business focused, and successful at interfacing across multiple organizational units

Applications Programmer III

Advanced professional level role. Works independently on medium to large development projects that require an in-depth technical and business knowledge in multiple disciplines/processes. Defines and discerns key aspects of problems that require analysis and research, and develops a sol
ution wi
thin a broad technical and business context of significant impact. Works on multiple projects as a project team member and frequently as a project team leader. May coach and/or mentor more junior technical staff. Typically requires six (6) or more years of programming/systems analysis experience.

Black Knight is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, and protected veteran or military family status. Our empl
oyees’ diversity is our strength, and when we embrace our differences, it makes us better and brighter. Black Knight’s commitment to inclusion is at the core of who we are, and motivates us in how we do business each and every day.

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