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Mainframe COBOL CICS Developer- Remote

  • Location: Alma, 11111
  • Salary: $55.00 - $65.00 / hour
  • Job Type:Contract to Hire

Posted 7 months ago

Partner with a highly skilled team in a face-paced team environment. We are looking for an experienced Mainframe COBOL CICS Developer for a remote opportunity. The COBOL CICS programmer will be working on financial services applications and will be responsible for:
  • Translating business requirements into technical requirements
  • Building/modifying COBOL programs based on specifications
  • Providing application subject matter expertise
  • Unit testing to ensure that the business requirements are met
Additionally, the candidate will be expected to:
  • Provide accurate status of work
  • Raise any risks to schedule
  • Work closely with testing teams as they perform functional testing and resolve any defects identified
The COBOL CICS programmer will need the following skills to perform their core responsibilities:
  • Financial systems– technical & functional subject matter expertise – ACAPS/BL preferred
  • Core depth of functional knowledge in Banking systems - Loan Origination preferred
  • CICS
  • DB2 & all associated utilities
  • OS/MVS JCL & utilities
  • FileManager
  • MainView
  • zSeries COBOL
  • SQL Server and MySQL
  • Ability to handle client requirement, client meetings, deriving design documents and other deliverables and their walkthrough with client.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system issues, bugs and other system defects. Knowledge of ACAPS and BureauLink a plus
  • Analyze and identify resolutions for the production defects, consistently meeting the defined SLA

Required qualifications to be successful in this role
  • 3-5 years' experience in mainframe online CICS banking applications
  • 3-5 years of application development experience in COBOL CICS
  • 3-5 years of IBMi DB2/SQL experience.
  • 5 years of working in a team environment

Desired qualifications/non-essential skills required
  • 3-5 years' experience in ACAPS/BureauLink

Minimum Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree


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

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