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Senior COBOL Developer

  • Location: Atlanta, 30303
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 7 months ago

Position: Senior COBOL Developer
Location: Atlanta, GA 30303
Term: 4 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • 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 projects and communicate in writing or in meetings with the 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.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field from an accredited college or university.
  • 7 years’ of experience in coding mainframe applications using COBOL, CICS, DB2, and VSAM.
  • 5 years’ of experience in the use of HTML and JavaScript.
  • 5 years’ of experience with Easytrieve/JCL
  • 5 years’ of experience converting VSAM to DB2.
  • 5 years’ of experience and a clear understanding of end-to-end application delivery in a multi-platform environment (mainframe, client-server, web).
  • 5 years’ of experience in the full Systems Development Life Cycle and Testing Methodologies.

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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