Mainframe Programmer (COBOL)

at Kforce Technology
Location Boston, MA
Date Posted August 24, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time



Kforce has a client that is seeking a Mainframe Programmer (COBOL) in Boston, MA.

Primary Responsibilities:
Mainframe Programmer will work directly with both technical and business partners on the business requirements:
Analyze and make the appropriate modifications:

  • This includes analyzing requirements, developing an appropriate design, writing new programs, editing existing modules, modifying new or existing reports, building or optimizing new or existing feeds, testing enhancements and implementing the proven improvements into the production environment
  • Mine and manipulate data to build test data and test cases for multiple or complex projects

Document expected results:

  • In collaboration with the project team, Mainframe Programmer will develop and periodically confirm test schedule
  • Execute Systems Integration Test Plan, including the comparison of actual results to pre-determined results
  • Document and report on identified system testing issues in standard defect tracking tool
  • Define system regression tests for future projects and for ongoing regression efforts; Transition system regression test cases to the QA regression team
  • Identify defects in multiple environments and throughout all phases of the development life cycle and ensure that development groups address all open defects in a timely manner

Support production verification and validation:

  • As a Mainframe Programmer, you will work in conjunction with all functional groups to identify potential future improvements to the overall process, requirements gathering and documentation or test templates
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