Cobol Programmer

at Hays
Published August 3, 2022
Location Omaha, NE
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


The end client is unable to sponsor or transfer visas for this position; all parties authorized to work in the US without sponsorship are encouraged to apply.

A Gobal Provider of Financial Services Technology Company is seeking a Cobol Programmer in Omaha, NE.

Role Description

• Partiipating in development activities with offshore resources.
• Preparing test plans for unit testing, regression testing, system and production parallel testing.
• Conducting technical walkthroughs with all stakeholders.
• Supporting UAT/System Testing and resolving any technical issues faced by QA.
• Coding and testing high priority and critical changes utilizing COBOL, JCL, and VSAM.
• Handling Change Requests for implementing changes and owning them until closure.
• Providing emergency bug fixes to production issues and resolving client research requests.
• Providing production support by fixing batch process abnormal ends within strict SLAs.
• Meeting with project managers to provide daily or weekly project statuses.

Skills & Requirements

• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent
• 5+ years of software development engineering experience
• Experience in JCL, COBOL, VSAM on IBM mainframes
• Source Management Tools (Endevor)
• Transmission Tools (FTP, Direct Connect)
• Job Scheduling (CA7)
• Application Production Support
• SyncSORT
• Easytrieve
• Restarts and recovery
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Experience in technical design writing and documentation

Why Hays?

You will be working with a professional recruiter who has intimate knowledge of the industry and market trends. Your Hays recruiter will lead you through a thorough screening process in order to understand your skills, experience, needs, and drivers. You will also get support on resume writing, interview tips, and career planning, so when there's a position you really want, you're fully prepared to get it.

Additionally, this position is a contract role where Hays offers you the opportunity to enroll in full medical, dental or vision benefits.

• Medical
• Dental
• Vision
• 401K
• Life Insurance ($20,000 benefit)

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Hays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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