Mainframe Cobol Developer

at BC Forward
Published August 5, 2022
Location Roseville, CA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Mainframe Cobol Developer
BCforward is currently seeking highly motivated Mainframe Cobol Developer for an opportunity in Roseville, CA & Remote

Job title: Mainframe Cobol Developer
Location: Roseville, CA & Remote
Duration: 4 years

Job Description:
* Provides more complex design documents and translates into component-level designs to accelerate development. Assists in developing strategy, design and data gathering approaches.
* Provides high level design expertise in support of development team efforts to provide flexible reusable components to increase cost effectiveness. Analyzes, designs and reviews design of applications and suites of applications to ensure that customer specifications are satisfied.
* Assists in overseeing relationships between application architects and development teams to ensure that product development and implementation are coordinated. Works with product development teams and senior designers in developing design requirements that are accurate and relevant to company needs. Recommends alternative courses of action as appropriate to meet requirement needs.
* Reviews and analyzes gathered information in technical research; evaluates tools and methodologies to ensure that designs adhere to current industry, client and company standards. Develops and provides technical documentation, participates and oversees test-plan development, integration and deployment.
* Assists in overseeing business process work sessions, project meetings and joint applications development sessions to ensure that product design decisions are communicated to departmental personnel.
* Functions as a domain expert and works closely with software developers to explain the application design, and coordinates activities between the two functions to enhance product quality and efficiency. Participates in cost analysis studies to determine feasibility of approaches.
* Utilizes experience in development methodologies, coding documentation, testing methodology and industry standards to define and develop project requirements, functional specifications and detailed design of application solutions for clients.
* Provides leadership and work guidance to less experienced personnel. Guides the work of less experienced developers to create, maintain and communicate details of application designs to ensure that designs are according to specifications.
* May provides technical consulting on complex projects. Devises or modifies procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time and form of desired results.

Basic Qualifications
* Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Bachelor's degree in business, software engineering, computer science or related field preferred
* More than 6 years' experience writing Cobol code and JCL
* Ability to work with mainframe tools including Abend-Aid, File-Aid, Xpeditor, ChangeMan
* Basic Understanding of RDBMS databases including IDMS.
* Strong understanding of the Software Development Cycle.
* Strong understanding of SCM (software configuration management).
* Strong understanding of unit and integration test scripting, and testing methodologies.
* Strong understanding basic Database Administration.
* Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills.
* Good verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work effectively in a team and with clients.
* Medicaid experience highly desirable

About BCforward:
BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 181591 when responding to this ad.

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