Mainframe Cobol Developer

at Modis
Published June 14, 2022
Location Berkeley Heights, NJ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Title: Mainframe Cobol Developer

Duration: w2 Contract (Hybrid)

Location: Atlanta,GA or Berkeley Heights, NJ or Hagerstown, MD

GC and Citizen, Only w2, No c2c

Job Description:

• Participates in and conducts development activities with offshore resources.

• Prepares test plans for unit testing, regression testing, system and production parallel testing.

• Conducts technical walkthroughs with all stakeholders.

• Supports system testing activities and resolves any technical issues.

• Ability to problem solve, code, test, and deploy application fixes in a fast-paced SLA driven environment.

• Codes and tests high priority and critical changes utilizing COBOL, JCL, DB2, and VSAM.

• Handles change requests for implementing changes and owning them until closure.

• Provides emergency bug fixes to production issues and resolving client research requests.

• Provides production support by fixing batch process abnormal ends within strict SLAs.

• Meets with project managers to provide daily or weekly project statuses.

Preferred Skills, Experience, and Education:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent

• 5+ years of software development engineering experience.

• Working knowledge in an IBM Mainframe environment – proficient with COBOL, JCL, VSAM, DB2, and working with IBM Mainframe ZOS toolsets.

• Strong knowledge of the following: Job Scheduling (CA7); IDCAMS, SyncSort; Infogix; File-Aid; Abend-Aid; File Transmission (FTP/NDM); Endevor; Clarity

• Application Production Support – ability to provide 24x7 support for up to a week at a time.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills,

• Experience in technical design writing and documentation.

• Proficient with usage of MS office – Outlook, Word, Excel. SharePoint

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