Cobol Developer

  • location: Jacksonville, FL
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $46 - $56 per hour
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Cobol Developer

job summary:

  • 10 + years. Develops, enhances, tests, supports, maintains and debugs software applications that support business units or support functions.
  • A senior member of the technical team responsible for assisting senior business leaders and management
location: Jacksonville, Florida
job type: Contract
salary: $46 - 56 per hour
work hours: 9am to 5pm
education: Bachelors

  • May provide strategic technical direction and system architecture for individual initiatives. Utilizes in-depth knowledge of technological alternatives and business system requirements to recommend innovations that enhance and/or provide a competitive advantage to the organization.
  • Leads or has responsibility for estimation of effort for software application for one or more programmers.
  • Coordinates collaboration with external programming teams to deliver software on time and within budget.
  • Provides feedback and technical guidance to project managers on issues of critical importance to achieving business objectives. Is clearly recognized as a content expert by peers.
  • Resource will be responsible for Design, Development, Testing and Deployment of code for Mainframe applications.
  • Resource will assist in Production Support
  • Resource will attend all Agile ceremonies (i.e. Daily Stand-ups)

Mainframe Skills

Required Technical Skills

  • Minimum of 7-10 years of application programming experience
  • Proficient in Cobol, VSAM, DB2 and JCL
  • Knowledge of these tools or similar tools: FILE Manager, RDZ (Cobol Debugger), MS Query
  • Experience with the MS Office Suite of Products (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Must have some experience with CICS
  • Must have experience using Mainframe Development Tools and Version Control Software
  • Excellent analytical, software design and documentation skills
  • Enhance and support mainframe-based application heavy in VSAM and flat-files, with non-structured COBOL and CICS elements.
  • Has experience debugging applications in a production support role
skills: Skills:

Desired Skills

  • Handle multiple tasks and adapt to a constantly changing environment
  • Strong organization skills
  • Experience with the development models and software development lifecycle (SDLC) model
  • Competency with VISIO and SSRS would be a plus
  • Competency in JAVA would be great but not required
  • Communicate effectively across varied areas including technology, business units and senior leadership
  • Work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Team Player

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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