Job Details

Position: COBOL Programmer (Ref: 7277)
Location: Hartford,CT,06109,USA
Duration: 1 Years 3 Months 5 Days - Contract
Openings: 5
Pay Rate:Login

Description:

We are seeking a COBOL Programmer who will assist in the program analysis, development and maintenance of a variety of complex UI Benefit, Tax and Appeals subsystems.

Roles:
• Develop and maintain documentation and manuals necessary at customer and operational levels
• Provides assistance to other application developers in the analysis, development and design of legacy information systems, while adhering to Project’s development lifecycle
• Responsible for analyzing and documenting business needs.
• Acts as a liaison between technical staff, users and vendors regarding legacy application design and modifications;
• Defines data elements;
• Performs system tests;
• Assist in preparing task plans and time and cost estimates;
• Develops tables and relationships upon request;
• May be responsible for design, development and implementation of new system interfaces;
• Coordinates and/or provides customer support, as needed;
• Prepares progress reports;
• Prepares program specifications and test data for own work;
• Performs unit and/or system tests;
• Maintains and enhances existing programs;
• Performs related duties as required.
• Demonstrated experience in COBOL, CICS, DB2, JCL, and Mainframe debugging tools
• Candidate should be familiar with Change Management processes, MS Office (Excel and Word at a minimum, Visio is a plus) and System Development Methodologies (SDMs).
• Must demonstrate ability to excel in a rapidly changing environment and must have advanced development experience in Mainframe DB2 and SQL;
• Considerable knowledge of the principles and techniques of systems analysis, design, development and programming required;
• Candidate should be knowledgeable in IBM integration methods and must demonstrate ability to work independently.
• Excellent analytical skills are required.
• A background consisting of 80% MF programming, 20 % business analysis and documentation;
• Extremely strong writing and speaking skills are an effective match.
• Knowledgeable in TSO and ISPF required

NOTE: The candidate will work remotely within the Continental US and possible on-site if required in the future

Required / Desired Skills

  • COBOL (Required 9 Years)
  • DB2 (Required 9 Years)
  • SQL (Required 9 Years)

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