Tandem Applications Programmer w/Connex
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We have an opening for a Tandem Applications Programmer at a customer site in Houston, TX. Connex experience is required. It is a permanent position with a Fortune 500 company.

The Tandem Applications Programmer reports to the VP Manager of Application Systems and Programming. The position provides Tandem application programming support for the eFunds online EFT transaction processing systems for development, certification, and production platforms in the Data Centers; includes support for Tandem third party vendor software products.


Technical Functions 90%

- Support and maintain the Development, Certification, and Production eFunds Advantage online EFT transaction processing systems on a 24 hours per day/seven days per week schedule; includes eFunds Advantage 1.3/AU 138; Connex Environmental Database (CED); Alert Center (NMI),
- Continuous Processing (CP), Move Process (MP), Financial Transaction Inquiry (FTI), and Authorization Processor (AP).
- Support and maintain Tandem third party software products; includes Golden Gate Data Replication, Connect: Direct (NDM),
- Integrated Research (PROGNOSIS), Computer Security Products (Protect XP),
- LEXCEL transaction simulator, and MasterCard transaction simulator.
- Provide assistance to Tandem Technical Support; includes telecommunications controllers and networks, DASD application file management, application tuning and balancing.
- Support and maintain Tandem batch application interface to InfoLynx system.
- Provide assistance to IBM mainframe programming personnel; includes BINS load and unload, Merchant Terminal File (MTF) unload, online transaction unloads, AP Balance File loads, ad hoc reporting.
- Provide on-call application programming support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Non-Technical Functions 10%
- Maintain awareness of new Tandem third party vendor software products and technology.
- Maintain application interface to Tandem eFunds TCO Help Desk.
- Participate in Operations Committee meetings and forums.
- Participate in eFunds User Group meetings.
- Participate in Tandem and third party vendor WEB-based training, education, and technical forums.
- Conduct Tandem eFunds application training and education for Data Center Operations staff.
- Conduct Tandem eFunds application training and education for Certification, Data Base, and User Acceptance Testing staff.
- Conduct Tandem third party vendor technical training and education for Data Center Operations staff.
- Maintain membership in International Tandem Users Group (ITUG).
- Maintain membership in Tandem Regional Users Group.
- Maintain membership in WebSphere Technical Exchange.
- Participate in Tandem and third party vendor WEB-based training, education, and technical forums.
- Participate in Tandem Change Control processes

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SYKES is a global leader in providing outsourcing solutions and services to Fortune 1000 companies around the world. At SYKES, we're proud of the successful careers we've developed. We want to benefit your future with the opportunities we have to offer! Are you dynamic, dependable, and driven by success? If so, consider using your technical and interpersonal skills to work for a dynamic, successful, global company.

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Experience Level:
5+ Years


Education: Bachelor's degree
MUST HAVE: Tandem, Connex, Tandem third party vendor software products

Houston TX

Direct Placement

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Date Posted: 09/20/2013
Last Updated: 12/19/2013

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3 Neptune Road Suite A12
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-5545

Contact: Gloria
Phone: (888) 795-3769
Fax: 314-878-4447
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