Cobol Developer Role_ Atlanta, GA

Contract W2, Contract Independent, Contract Corp-To-Corp, 12 Months
Depends on Experience

Job Description

Role: Cobol Developer

Location: Atlanta, GA (Onsite)

Duration: long Term Contract


The manager has gone to a 3-2-1 plan for in-person training and days in the office.

1st week there will be 3 days in the office for training.

2nd week there will be 2 days in the office for training.

Finally, 1 day in the office per week requirement.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • VSAM to DB2 Conversions.
  • Provide design leadership in large or complex development projects with COBOL/CICS expertise involving application development, migrations, and additions to existing applications.
  • Participate in project meetings with other technical staff and business owners and subject matter experts
  • Work with other leads/architects to define best practices and coding standards. Review application in progress of development to ensure compliance with overall design parameters and corporate development standards
  • Assess and develop high level design requirements for project and communicate in writing or in meetings with development team. Assess detailed specifications against design requirements
  • Write technical documentation including program specifications, data flow diagrams, etc.
  • Guide and mentor less experienced programmers/developers on technical work/issues

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or other related technical discipline.
  • 7+ years’ experience in coding mainframe applications using COBOL,CICS, DB2, VSAM
  • 5+ years’ experience in the use of HTML and JavaScript

5+ years Easytrieve/JCL

  • Experience with Java is a plus
  • Experience will Dell Transaction Processing Environment/Batch Processing Environment is a plus
  • Motivated self-starter – works well independently, but ability to also work well in a team environment
  • Demonstrates professional behaviour under pressure
  • Ability to resolve complex and diverse issues by identifying underlying or hidden problems and patterns
  • Clear understanding of end-to-end application delivery in a multi-platform environment (mainframe, client server, web).
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in the full Systems Development Life Cycle and Testing Methodologies.
  • Comfortable in interacting with staff and management, including Executive levels.
  • Must be meticulous in creating high quality, high value deliverables
  • Ability to write technical design documentation in clear and understandable fashion
  • Possess well developed communication skills – oral, written, listening. Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail.
  • Ability to multitask and stay well organized
  • Must have strong collaboration skills



Saba Perween 


Dice Id : 10295358
Position Id : 6934578
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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