The Australian Tax Office (ATO) has opened its second tender in as many months seeking mainframe technical specialists and developer staff.
Tender documents state the organisation is after personnel to work within the Enterprise Applications Branch in its ICT Business Line team in Canberra.
Successful candidates are expected to commence in mid-September for a one-year contract (with one 12-month extension option).
The ATO requires the mainframe developers and technical specialists to have highly developed Telon, COBOL and Cool:Gen programming skills along with experience in “large scale development application and maintenance covering both batch and online in a CICS DB2 mainframe environment using large data holdings”.
It maintains an IBM mainframe environment and also needs personnel with DB2 skills and experience with its legacy systems.
The tender closes on August 11.