Cobol CICS Developer

cobol, cics, jcl, db2
Contract W2, 12 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

  • Qualified applicants will have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or hold a Technical Degree in Computer Science (or equivalent combination of education and minimum 5+ years development experience).
  • Explore and gain a thorough understanding of the business.
  • Troubleshoot problems and provide support on existing products and services.
  • Work as part of a software development team in the implementation of projects.
  • Perform daily tasks of analysis, programming and testing as needed.
  • Assist with; capturing business requirements, design, system architecture and development.
  • Maintain legacy applications (minor new development) in Micro Focus Cobol, Cobol and CICS that interact with the Department's Information Systems.
  • Must have most recent experience within the last year coding programs in COBOL.
  • Experience with JCL and job scheduling is required.
  • Experience with DB2 utilizing SQL in COBOL & QMF and writing DDL for table creation is required
  • Experience with DB2 utilities and administrative tools is desired but not required.
  • Experience in software development utilizing Agile with SCRUM is desired but not required.
  • Perform front-end, middle-tier and back-end development.
  • Skilled in troubleshooting and weighing relative costs and benefits of potential actions.
  • Extremely detailed oriented and able to follow Department standards, methodologies, principles and processes.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Candidate must work on-site
  • Regular and reliable attendance is required.

Experience with:

  • Cobol and CICS. (candidates MUST be able to develop in COBOL AND have CICS experience)
  • Job Control Language (JCL) and job scheduling.
  • IBM mainframe (z/OS).
  • All aspects of the software development lifecycle and workflow.
  • Visual Studio for source control. (Azure DevOps and Git)
  • DB2
  • SQL (Structured Query Language DDL and DML).
  • QMF, File-AID for DB2 and DB2 utilities
  • XPEDITER, Abend-AID, File-AID, SDSF, Tivoli and related mainframe utilities


  • Experience developing in MicroFocus Cobol will be given high preference.
  • Experience with application development in accounting/financial or transportation systems.
  • Experience with SQL Server 2012 and higher.
  • Experience with Azure DevOps and Git
  • Experience with designing and building secure ASP.NET applications (MVC, C#, HTML, XML & Javascript)
  • Experience with SSRS reports.
  • Experience with Agile development methodology of 2+ years.
  • Experience with Mainframe Migration (re-hosting or re-platform).

Posted By

Jeremy Jensen

12020 Shamrock Plaza, Suite 200 Omaha, NE, 68154

Dice Id : 10124769
Position Id : Lincoln_Cobol
Originally Posted : 4 weeks ago
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