Cobol Mainframe Developer

at IO Datasphere
Published June 4, 2022
Location Madison, WI
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Our client is looking for a COBOL Developer to provide application development and support for client related mainframe applications.

This developer will work as part of a team to develop and enhance mainframe applications using technologies such as COBOL and DB2 databases to implement maintenance & enhancement mainframe functionality.


  • The Cobol Mainframe Programmer 5 (CMP5) will work on high profile mainframe application projects.
  • Maintain and develop online and batch application programs by reviewing, analyzing, coding, testing and debugging application code.
  • Develop specifications, diagrams, flowcharts and documentation.
  • Analyze and develop programs using COBOL, DB2, C#.NET, XML, API, SQL Server, 2016/2017, Visual Studio 2017/2019, VSAM, and JCL for the new enhancements.
  • Implement application changes, enhancements and new applications and provide post implementation support.

Note: Local candidates or willing to relocate at the candidate's expense. This position is currently remote.  However, position status is subject to change.  On call hours may be required.

Location: Madison, WI

Contract: 1+ years

Skills Required:

  • 8 years - Advanced Structured Analysis and Design for an online and batch DB2/CICS/MVS/Cobol/JCL Mainframe environment
  • Extensive experience in DB2 databases
  • 8 years - Web Environment - W2K web/applications servers, C#, DB2 Connect, SQL Server, ASP.Net Core, Angular 4, TypeScript, WebAPI or REST services
  • 8 years - Experience in Technical Writing and Documentation
  • 8 years - Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • 8 years - Application Development and Support of CICS/DB2/COBOL/JCL Mainframe
  • 8 years - Postproduction support on middle to large mainframe applications
  • 8 years - Analytical/problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with automated testing methodologies, TFS continuous integration and solid coding experience using TDD.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent experience

*** Local candidates preferred, not mandatory

*** Candidates authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.  We are not sponsoring H1B candidates at this time.

*** Companies submitting candidates should only submit direct W2 employees for this position. This includes H1B visa candidates and therefore your company must be the visa sponsor.

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