COBOL Programmer

at TEKsystems
Published August 6, 2022
Location Jackson, MS
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Top Skills' Details

  1. COBOL programming

  2. healthcare experience (knowledge of what a claim is, what a deductible is, etc)


* Must be able to pass a hair follicle drug screen that covers the last 6 months. *

Our client has an IBM iSeries AS/400 that runs mission a critical app and It runs 24/7 and it cannot be down because pharmacies are open all night so they have to be open all night to support them and process drugs. Our client is looking for 2-3 COBOL Developers for a fully remote contract for 6 months which can be extended to multiple years. They make changes to the claims system so that claims adjudicate at first pass so that a processor doesnt have to process them. periodic reviews that happen and they have to make routine updates. All medical claims adjudication apps are in COBOL so these are mission critical applications.

This person is just going to be responsible for the applications side and not systems administration. This person should be familiar with COBOL programming. A plus would be experience with COBOL on an AS/400 They have a separate team that does administration. They are currently on Version 7.3.


cobol, healthcare, mainframe, IBM, AS400, iSeries

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Personality someone who has a lot of confidence in their technical abilities and feels like they can figure it out. They are not looking for someone who will be tentative about everything and cant make decisions. The client wants someone that can set a plan and act on those actions. Mentorship for the other team member would be key as well.

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

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