DB2/NSP/Cobol Developer (Onsite in NY)

at Econosoft
Published June 4, 2022
Location New City, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Senior DB2/NSP/Cobol Developer

Financial experience

Job Description:
A major financial Institution is looking for a seasoned DB2 application developer to support a legacy modernization initiative for its wealth management business.
Job Duties:

  • Conduct and assist with the analysis of legacy mainframe COBOL DB2 stored procedures called by distributed applications in support of high volume web browser-based user interaction.
  • Design solutions and convert existing COBOL stored procedures to native SQL to allow CPU offload to zIIPs with expected attendant runtime cost savings.
  • Perform analysis to identify most appropriate COBOL programs for conversion.
  • Mentor team members in efficient design and use of native SQL stored procedures and COBOL programs.
  • Work closely with team members and other application developers to ensure project success.
  • Document conversion process and all exposed converted stored procedure interfaces.
  • Perform unit testing of all work output and coordinate with other teams to conduct QA and performance testing.

Required Skills/Background:

  • 5 -10 years DB2 development experience.
  • 10+ years mainframe analysis, programming and development experience (COBOL, CICS, JCL).
  • Proficient in IBM DB2 native SQL stored procedures (SQL/PL) or Oracle PL/SQL with good DB2 knowledge.
  • Detailed understanding of stored procedures, SQL, SQL queries and performance optimization.
  • High aptitude and experience in DB2 development techniques.
  • Solid SQL development skills.
  • Large scale enterprise mainframe experience.
  • Enterprise controls and change management, ChangeMan a plus.
  • Experience in mainframe testing practices and procedures.
  • Experience in mainframe legacy application modernization.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and synthesizing skills.
  • Curious and collaborative, comfortable working independently, as well as in a team.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Financial Services industry experience required, Wealth Management a plus.

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