Junior Cobol Developer – Remote Training

at Interapt
Published December 11, 2023
Location Hartford, CT
Category Default  
Job Type Contractor  Full-time  


Interapt is bringing a remote training and an opportunity for you to break into the tech industry. We have a unique model to build tech talent at scale, with a commitment to bridge the IT talent and equity gap in communities throughout the United States.

Beginning January 2024 Interapt will launch a 12-week Cobol Developer immersive training program. Graduates of our program will be ready to launch a career as a Junior Cobol Developer. Classes are held virtually and run full-time, Monday through Friday, 8 hours a day.

This immersive program will provide qualified individuals the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of COBOL Development and to inevitably start their career in tech.

At the end of the program, students will be considered for an apprenticeship as a Jr. Cobol Developer supporting a premier Interapt client. Capacity to participate and successfully complete the full-time 12-week training program is required to pursue this opportunity.

In this comprehensive training program, participants will learn the fundamentals of COBOL programming, with a specific focus on utilizing IBM mainframe systems. COBOL, an acronym for "Common Business-Oriented Language," has been a widely used language in the field of information technology for decades, especially in the context of maintaining and modernizing legacy systems. There is a strong demand for this skill set across critical industries and we are thrilled to provide a pathway through this immersive program. We will not only cover the essential COBOL concepts but also emphasize the importance of COBOL in maintaining and supporting the nation's infrastructure.

Learn about technologies and development principles such as:

  • Mainframe
  • IBM z/OS
  • Dataset Management
  • REXX
  • SDLC
  • Agile Development
  • SQL
  • DB2
  • ...and Much More!


  • You must have great communication skills.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent.
  • You must have ability to work remotely
  • You must be a US Citizen or permanent resident.

This opportunity is 100% remote and does not qualify for immediate or future sponsorship.

*At Interapt, we value diverse backgrounds and perspectives, and welcome applicants from all experiences and skill sets. Don't be deterred if you don't check every box on our list of qualifications. We believe skills can be developed, and we are willing to invest in the right candidate who shows potential. If you are excited about this opportunity, we want to hear from you!


  • Training & Development
  • Work From Home