WebFocus Engineer

Location: Tallahassee, Florida  [Hybrid]
Category: Technology
Employment Type: Contract
Job ID: 12653
Date Added: 07/11/2024

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Job Title: Web Focus Engineer
Term: Contract 
Remote Status: Onsite  
Hours: 40 Hour/ Week
 



Top Skills:
Candidate MUST have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Tibco Mainframe Focus or WebFocus.  Experience with MS Power BI is preferred.
 
  1. Experience developing programs in mainframe Focus
  2. Experience developing processes and reports in WebFocus
  3. Familiarity with IBM mainframe and Job Control Language (JCL)
  4. Strong SQL skills and experience with the IBM DB2 relational database management system
  5. Well versed in data governance best practices
  6. Experience creating reports presenting financial data such as general ledger data, purchasing data, or revenue data
  7. Analytical thinking for creating relevant data reports based on end user requirements
  8. Understanding of how to implement solutions with multiple data sources


Responsibilities:
 
  1. Analyze current Focus programs and WebFocus reports and document the specifications for these programs and reports. 
  2. Work with management to develop an overall remediation strategy for all Focus programs and reports.
  3. Analyze existing reports and work with business users to determine how these reports can be improved based on current business needs.
  4. Read and document WebFocus and Mainframe Focus queries and convert them to T-SQL queries.
  5. Work with database administrators from the Office of Information Technology to create database views and stored procedures that will facilitate the remediation of WebFocus reports.
  6. Update Focus programs to encapsulate chart of account changes mandated by Florida PALM.
  7. Update WebFocus Reports to encapsulate chart of account changes mandated by Florida PALM.
  8. Convert Focus mainframe programs using mainframe flat files as a data source to use database tables instead. 
  9. Analyze financial data and make recommendations to improve the data model of financial systems.
  10. Provide administration of the WebFocus environment for the dedicated PALM remediation environment. 
  11. Perform knowledge transfer with technical staff of the office of the Comptroller.