COBOL SME in Life and Annuity Domain (REMOTE)

at NTT DATA, Inc.
Published December 11, 2023
Location Dallas, TX
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  Full-time  


Req ID:256278

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a COBOL SME in Life and Annuity Domain (REMOTE) to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

This position can be 100% remote.


- Life & Annuity Insurance domain knowledge in a TPA environment

- Represent Development team in client discussions along with Business Analyst

- Experience in performing application enhancements by referring to Business Specification document

- Conduct technical research, development and testing of client's business requirements onto NTT Life and Annuity Product

- Provide support in identifying and researching application improvements to increase customer satisfaction

- Configure new product launches in Life and Annuity Domain, enhancing existing products

- Perform impact analysis and create Technical Specifications

- Create a flexible technical design that is scalable and reusable

- integrate items like DTCC, DST, Claims and any agency systems

- Work closely with Offshore team to guide and get the project work executed

- Review the coding and unit test results, guide the team for ontime delivery

- Work with Business Analyst, QA team for defects

- Creation of Project handover document and provide hypercare

- Co-Ordinate with onshore and offshore resources and guide team members as required

- Identify opportunities for process and procedure enhancements to drive efficiency and customer service levels

Basic Qualifications:

- 8+ years in Life Insurance and Annuity TPA business involving multiple product lines

- 8+ Years in programming and debugging using COBOL, JCL, VSAM and CICS technologies

- SDLC lifecycle in waterfall and agile methodologies

- Translating Business Requirements and writing Technical Specifications

- Relational databases like (DB2 / SQL / Oracle)

- Eagerness to learn new digital technologies and cloud platform

- Strive to learn new technologies and suggest better way of doing things in the platform

Preferred/Nice to Have:

- JAVA, Python, Shell Scripting and Linux is an added advantage

- Comfortable in Agile framework and process flow


- BS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

Travel: This position does not require travel.




In compliance with the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Rules, NTT DATA provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. For a candidate in the state of Colorado only, the starting pay range for this role is $90,200 - $183,800. Actual compensation will depend on a number of factors, including actual work location, relevant experience (internal or external), technical skills, and other qualifications.

The candidate may also be eligible for incentive compensation based on personal and/or company performance.

This position is eligible for company benefits including medical, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution, flexible spending or health savings account, life and AD&D insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, paid time off, employee assistance, participation in a 401k program with company match, and additional voluntary or legally-required benefits.

About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients' long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.