COBOL/DB2 Programmer (683489) // US or GC // 2 days On-site Trenton, NJ // 1099, W2

at Dantech Corporation Inc.
Published June 5, 2022
Location Trenton, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

About the Opportunity

  • We are only considering US Citizens and Green Card holders for this position. We are unable to sponsor for this role.
  • We are only considering local candidates who currently reside within 45 minutes of postal code 08611
  • No Third Party Agencies
  • $80 per hour 1099, $68 per hour W2 + Benefits
  • 2 days on-site in Trenton, New Jersey + 3 days work from home
  • Job Id: CAI-683489
  • Must be able to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination plus booster shot
  • Contract Term: Until end of the 2022 fiscal year with possible extension based upon performance

Short Description

The State of New Jersey’s Administrative Office of the Courts (NJAOC) is seeking a COBOL/DB2 Programmer to write new DB2 stored procedures to retrieve or update from/to SOR databases that reside on the mainframe and to support existing legacy CICS/COBOL/DB2 mainframe. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of current hands-on experience in coding, testing and debugging programs written in COBOL/CICS/DB2 and coding complex DB2 Stored Procedures.

Required Skills/Years of Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years of experience with COBOL/CICS/DB2 coding, testing and debugging
  • 8+ years of experience with IBM OS/JCL (MVS)
  • 8+ years of experience with IBM/DB2
  • 8+ years of experience coding complex DB2 stored procedures
  • 8+ years of experience with usability testing (UT)
  • 8+ years of excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 8+ years of experience collaborating with internal and external groups
  • 8+ years of overall technical and IT experience
  • 3+ years of experience with stored procedures

Desired Skills/Years of Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience with CICS
  • 5+ years of experience with IDMS/DC to CICS and IDMS to DB2 conversions
  • 5+ years of experience with APPC/LU 6.2 and/or MQ programming in COBOL-CICS

Complete Description

The State of New Jersey’s Administrative Office of the Courts (NJAOC) is seeking a COBOL/DB2 Programmer to write new DB2 stored procedures to retrieve or update from/to SOR databases that reside on the mainframe and to support existing legacy CICS/COBOL/DB2 mainframe. The ideal candidate will have 8+ years of current hands-on experience in coding, testing and debugging programs written in COBOL/CICS/DB2 and coding complex DB2 Stored Procedures.

This position requires the candidate to have strong expertise in SQL writing Stored Procedures.

The COBOL/DB2 Programmer will be tasked to:

  • Analyze existing programs written in COBOL/CICS/DB2, extract the business logic from these programs and document them.
  • Collaborate and provide technical expertise to the Information Technology Office and the business unit to develop a technical solution to implement business/system requirements for the Criminal Applications.
  • Deliver new or modified programs, code Stored Procedures and successfully unit test their work, develop supportive documentation, and participate with the users in the system testing of their programs.
  • Demonstrate experience in working with database conversions.
  • Write new DB2 stored procedures to retrieve or update from/to SOR databases that reside on the mainframe, in support of newly developed mid-range systems that are being developed utilizing Java or Pega (BPM tool).
  • Support existing legacy CICS/COBOL/DB2 mainframe applications.
  • Investigate production issues, making code fixes as necessary in response to identified software issues.
  • Develop enhancements in response to legislative mandates or other changes in business requirements.
  • Perform analysis, design, coding, and component and assembly testing of all application code owned by the Application Team.
  • Be involved in maintenance (including production support), enhancement and development work

Hiring Expectations

  • We are only considering US Citizens and Green Card holders for this position. We are unable to sponsor for this role.
  • No Third Parties
  • Right to Represent authorization is required
  • Expect technical interview screening
  • Expect F2F interview
  • Background check and credit check will be required

About Dantech

Dantech Corporation, Inc. is a Certified Business Enterprise (CBE) in the District of Columbia and a federally recognized Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB). The company has a history of technology, innovation and transformation since its launch in 1999. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. For more information, please see: www.dantechcorp.com.