Mainframe COBOL Developer

at Vector Consulting, Inc
Published June 15, 2022
Location Atlanta, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  

Description

Our government client is looking for an experienced Mainframe COBOL Developer on a 12+ months’ renewable contract opportunity in Atlanta, GA.

Due to COVID-19, the client has agreed to allow the selected candidate to work remotely for the time being. However, the selected candidate must be available to report onsite as directed by the client.

Position: Mainframe COBOL Developer

Job Summary:

The Micro Focus Programmer Analyst is responsible for analyzing, understanding and translating business needs into business/technical requirements. This position will analyze, design and develop information systems as well as act as subject matter expert in respective technology. 

Responsibilities

•Design, code, test, and implement complex programs and packages.

•Develop appropriate programs and systems documentation according to established IT standards.

•Coordinate analyses necessary to identify viable solution alternatives, create technical documents, high level solution designs and work estimates.

•Conduct systems tests monitor results and take required corrective actions as needed.

•Help support/manage systems during deployment and pilot until effective transition has occurred to the support teams.

•Provide training on respective system or technology solutions to team members and business partners.

•Participate in structured walkthroughs and technical reviews.

•Promote and use the standard systems development life cycle (SDLC) methodologies.

•Define deployment strategies to increase the organization's maturity in tool use.

•Provide technical consultation in new systems development, new package system evaluations, and enhancement of existing systems and participating in structured walkthroughs and technical reviews.

•Select appropriate tools to develop systems and software.

•Deploy and support vendor packaging, designing and building interface around it.

•Provide technical direction in systems analysis, design and development in coordination with enterprise architects and/or solution architects.

Qualifications

•Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related field;   equivalent professional experience will be considered in lieu of degree

•Five (5) years of working experience in Microfocus Cobol, Unix, and Mainframe environment

•Working knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and commonly used QA concepts, practices and procedures

•Prior experience with automated testing tools and stress/load/performance testing environments

•Demonstrated application design and development knowledge in one or more of the following - object-oriented programming, .Net, JAVA/J2EE, SQL, TFS, COBOL, C#

Required/Desired Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field Desired
  • 5 Years of Unix Experience Required
  • 6 Years of Microfocus Cobol Required
  • 6 Years of Cobol on IBM Mainframe Required
  • 6 Years of Demonstrated application design and development knowledge in one or more of the following - object-oriented programming, .Net, JAVA/J2EE, SQL, TFS, CO Required
  • 6 Years of Working knowledge of the software development life cycle (SDLC) and commonly used QA concepts, practices and procedures Required

About Vector:

Vector Consulting, Inc., (Headquartered in Atlanta) is an IT Talent Acquisition Solutions firm committed to delivering results. Since our founding in 1990, we have been partnering with our customers, understanding their business, and developing solutions with a commitment to quality, reliability and value. Our continuing growth has been and continues to be built around successful relationships that are based on our organization's operating philosophy and commitment to ** People, Partnerships, Purpose and Performance - THE VECTOR WAY

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