Cobol Developer

Mandatory Qualifications: 
  • Minimum of five (5) years of recent experience developing applications using Cobol for CICS and batch programs.
  • Experience working with VSAM files and DB2, integrating existing designs with new requirements.
  • Strong experience developing in Mainframe environment resolving complex and conflicting design issues.
  • Exceptional presentation and organizational skills.
  • High written and oral communication skills.
  • Superior proficiency with mainframe applications built with JCL, COBOL, CICS, and DB2.
  • Ability to quickly understand complex mainframe systems.
  • Ability to analyze business requirements and design applications.
  • Modify applications improving the existing business processes.
  • Execute cleanups from production data analysis.
  • Monitor various system processes as assigned.
  • Ensure complete and accurate issue tracking and reporting.
  • Escalate production timelines to meet client requests.
  • Identify production issues impacting code modules.
Preferred Skills:      
  • Experience developing applications in REXX.
  • Experience developing applications in the IBM VSE mainframe environment.
  • Experience working with stored procedures and SQL in MS SQL 2005 or above.
Tasks & Deliverables:
  • Role: Developing applications in a Mainframe environment with integration to distributed environment resolving complex and conflicting design issues
  • Objective: To analyze and improve existing business processes with application automation where possible.
  • Deliverables: The developer is responsible for the following:
    • Analyze business requirements and design applications.
    • Modify applications improving the existing business processes.
    • Execute cleanups from production data analysis.
    • Monitor various system processes as assigned.
    • Ensure complete and accurate issue tracking and reporting.
    • Escalate production timelines to meet client requests.
    • Identify production issues impacting code modules.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in information technology.

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