Mainframe/Cobol Developer (Remote)

at Vaco Technology
Published January 21, 2022
Location Atlanta, GA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Summary of This Role

Works throughout the software development life cycle and performs in a utility capacity to create, design, code, debug, maintain, test, implement and validate applications with a broad understanding of a variety of languages and architectures. Analyzes existing applications or formulate logic for new applications, procedures, flowcharting, coding and debugging programs. Maintains and utilizes application and programming documents in the development of code. Recommends changes in development, maintenance and system standards. Creates appropriate deliverables and develops application implementation plans throughout the life cycle in a flexible development environment.

What Part Will You Play?

Develops basic to moderately complex code using front and / or back end programming

languages within multiple platforms as needed in collaboration with business and technology

teams for internal and external client software solutions. Designs, creates, and delivers

routine to moderately complex program specifications for code development and support on

multiple projects/issues with a wide understanding of the application / database to better align

interactions and technologies.

Analyzes, modifies, and develops moderately complex code/unit testing in order to develop

concise application documentation. Performs testing and validation requirements for

moderately complex code changes. Performs corrective measures for moderately complex

code deficiencies and escalates alternative proposals.

Participates in client facing meetings, joint venture discussions, vendor partnership teams to

determine solution approaches.

Provides support to leadership for the design, development and enforcement of business /

infrastructure application standards to include associated controls, procedures and monitoring

to ensure compliance and accuracy of data. Applies a full understanding of procedures,

methodology and application standards to include Payment Card Industry (PCI) security


Conducts and provides basic billable hours and resource estimates on initiatives, projects and


l Assists with on-the-job training and provides guidance to other software engineers.

What Are We Looking For in This Role?

Minimum Qualifications

BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business / Management Information

Systems or related field

Typically minimum of 4 years - Professional Experience In Coding, Designing, Developing

And Analyzing Data. Typically has an advanced knowledge and use of one or more front /

back end languages / technologies and a moderate understanding of the other corresponding

end language / technology from the following but not limited to; two or more modern

programming languages used in the enterprise, experience working with various APIs,

external Services, experience with both relational and NoSQL Databases.

Preferred Qualifications

BS in Computer Science, Information Technology, Business / Management Information

Systems or related field

6+ years professional Experience In Coding, Designing, Developing And Analyzing Data and

experience with IBM Rational Tools

What Are Our Desired Skills and Capabilities?

Skills / Knowledge - A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of

specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways. This job is the fully qualified,

career-oriented, journey-level position.

Job Complexity - Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires

evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and

techniques for obtaining solutions. Networks with senior internal and external personnel in

own area of expertise.

Supervision - Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on

new assignments.

Operating Systems:

Linux distributions including one or more for the following: Ubuntu, CentOS/RHEL, Amazon


  • Microsoft Windows
  • OS
  • Tandem/HP-Nonstop

Database - Design, familiarity with DDL and DML for one or more of the following databases Oracle,

MySQL, MS SQL Server, IMS, DB2, Hadoop

Back-end technologies - Java, Python, .NET, Ruby, Mainframe COBOL, Mainframe Assembler

Front-end technologies - HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CICS

Web Frameworks - Web technologies like Node.js, React.js, Angular, Redux

Development Tools - Eclipse, Visual Studio, Webpack, Babel, Gulp

Mobile Development - iOS, Android

Machine Learning - Python, R, Matlab, Tensorflow, DMTK