Job Details

Position: COBOL Developer (Ref: 8660)
Location: Middletown, CT 06457 USA
Duration: 1 Years 1 Months 26 Days - Contract
Openings: 1
Deadline: 05/10/2021
Pay Rate:Login


We are seeking a COBOL Developer who is needed for the assessment, documentation and detangling of a mainframe COBOL based application’s ASSEMBLER interface code. The successful candidate will have participated in similar projects. The COBOL Developer will provide system operational oversight to include addressing system failures, documentation, and workflows. A primary goal of the work is to unwind Assembler programming that currently controls the NCIC messaging traffic so that a web-service can be established to manage this messaging activity.

• Identify areas within the code set that are deficient and suggest approval for modifications.
• Implement approved changes with appropriate unit and system testing.
• Maintain the operation of the System to include break-fix, problem identification, documenting workflows, reporting defects.
• Work with members of the IT Department to coordinate problem resolution.
• Resolve open tickets related to the system.
• Work Schedule: 8:30 to 5:00 (as well as emergency callouts)
• Analyzes business needs and documents findings.
• Will provide continuity by consulting with business customer from definition of business need or problem through implementation of solution.
• Writes program and system specifications.
• Defines work and/or data flow. Defines data elements.
• Designs and develops tables and relationships. Arranges necessary hardware and software availability.
• Provides and maintains documentation and manuals necessary at customer and operational levels.
• Trains staff and customers in use of computer systems and software packages.
• May prepare computer programs for solution of business problems. Performs related duties as required.
• Experienced Assembler Programmer capable of analyzing and diagnosing Assembler code sets that exist within a critical operational system.
• Considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of ASSEMBLER systems analysis, design, development, and computer programming
• Considerable knowledge of principles of information systems
• Knowledge of principles and theories of business and planning functions
• Considerable oral and written communication skills
• Considerable logic and analytical skills
• Ability to use programming development tools.
• Ability to identify, analyze and resolve business and technical problems.
• Provide examples and references as to the individuals Execution of similar Assemble engagements.
• Access methods (VSAM, QSAM, etc.)
• Refactoring of COBOL programs
• COBOL (Enterprise)
• DASD control language
• Database DB2
• IBM (Assembler, CICS, Data Dictionary, OS/390 environment, System Utilities)
• Job Control Language (JCL)
• Linkage Editor
• Object-oriented technology
• Panvalet
• Record Management System (RMS)
• System development aids
• Teleprocessing programming
• Multi-tiered distributed applications

Required / Desired Skills

  • CICS (Required 5 Years)
  • DASD (Required 5 Years)
  • JCL (Required 5 Years)
  • OS/360 (Required 5 Years)
  • RMS (Required 5 Years)
  • TSO/ISPF (Required 5 Years)
  • VSAM/QSAM (Required 5 Years)

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