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These are large computers that were produced by IBM since 1952. These are used by a number of people, usually the end users who use the applications which are hosted in the system. Since there are multiple users interacting with it, there are multiple roles that have to be handled to operate and support the same. These developers design, build, test, and deliver mainframe applications for the company's end users and customers. The requirements are gathered from the business analysts and the application users, and based on that the designer creates a design specification. From this specification, the IBM Mainframe Developer builds the application. This includes writing of code and multiple rounds of iterations, compilations and unit testing.

What do IBM Mainframe Developers Do?

An IBM Mainframe application development requires a developer to write codes using COBOL, C++ and JAVA to work with databases and reports, whereas a system programmer maintains the Operating System and monitors the hardware. The systems programmer has to analyze the OS updates from IBM and test them before deploying on the machine. They should know every application that is installed and hardware that is connected to that machine. Ensure that your freelancer can:

  • Write programs in various computer languages.
  • Update the existing programs.
  • Test and debug the programs so as not to pass on any faulty machine.
  • Create and test programs in an integrated development environment (IDE).
  • Use independent lines of codes to simplify it, and make it more understandable to other programmers.

Qualifications of IBM Mainframe Developers

An ideal Freelance IBM Mainframe developer should have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related subject.  A master’s degree will be preferred
  • Knowledge of the techniques of software development and full Software Development Life Cycle
  • Skill using IBM Mainframe Model to create, develop, test, troubleshoot and repair applications is preferred
  • Analytical skills to identify defects and problems
  • Troubleshooting skills to check for errors in codes, and fix

Benefits of Freelance IBM Mainframe Developers

Mainframe developers play the crucial role in developing mainframe applications. If you are looking to hire a professional for IBM mainframe application development, you can find such talent on online websites like Guru. It is always beneficial to hire them on a freelancing website.

  • Using mainframes results in hardware cost to be reduced at a great scale.
  • Reducing the hardware helps to reduce the software costs significantly. It can reduce nearly half the cost. It also makes the IT management simplified.
  • The data processing is fast in IBM mainframes, hence mainframes become an excellent option for big data and analytics.
  • Security is paramount in Mainframe systems, and it is tied in with the system itself.

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