Requirement – OS2200 Cobol Developer (1644) – 6+ Months Contract – Albany, NY / 50% Hybrid

at E-Solutions INC
Published July 24, 2022
Location Albany, NY
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  Contractor  


Job Description


My Name is Pat a Technical Recruiter representing E-Solution Inc, Came across your profile in Job Board and your profile seems a good fit for the role, Appreciate if you could let me know your interest for the same.

Job Description:

Job Title : OS2200 Cobol Developer

Location: Albany, NY / 50% Hybrid

Duration: 6+ Months Contract

Vaccination required: Yes

Work hours: Typically 8-5 / Mon-Fri

On Call: No

Extension: Possible

Travel: No


Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 60 months experience working directly with COBOL 74 and/or 85 programming on a large scale mainframe like the Unisys 2200 Series.
  • Experience should include monitoring production work including error diagnostic/debugging, system analysis and design, program, unit and integrated testing.
  • Minimum 60 months experience utilizing a CODASYL network database similar to Unisys DMS 2200; mainframe job control language such as Unisys ECL; and transaction processing system such as Unisys TIP.
  • Minimum 36 months performing real-time transaction programming using structured programming techniques, including system analysis and design, code walk-throughs and integrated testing.
  • Minimum 36 months in coordinating project activities among other team members, users and/or requestors.
  • Minimum 36 months managing application systems development.
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining web-based custom applications for the organization.
  • Provides technical support for developed applications.
  • Ensures applications are integrated with other front-end applications, networks and databases.
  • Provides application software development services or technical support typically in a defined project.
  • Develops program logic for new applications or analyses and modifies logic in existing applications.
  • Codes, tests, debugs, documents, implements and maintains software applications.
  • Analyses requirements and maintains, tests, and integrates application components.
  • Ensures that system improvements are successfully implemented.
  • Has a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.
  • 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.
  • Has in-depth knowledge in own discipline and basic knowledge of related disciplines.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions.
  • Applies a broad range of theories, concepts, principles, and methodologies to assignments involving complex features.
  • Networks with senior internal and external personnel in own area of expertise.
  • Normally receives little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
  • Works independently. May lead projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives.
  • Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience.


  • Designs complex requirements to comply with project standards delivered on time and to specification.
  • Performs detailed design of complex applications and complex architecture components.
  • Performs coding and unit testing activities for complex requirements independently.
  • Works medium to complex defects and resolves performance problems.
  • Reviews design, coding, and unit testing.
  • Manages code reviews and ensures that code complies with the standard defined for the project.
  • Accountable for service commitments at individual request level for in scope applications and requests.
  • Ensures that the effort consumed for resolving the TR are in line with the duration defined for the program.
  • Is an expert in deployment activities (QAT, UAT environments etc...)
  • Functional knowledge in one or more functional groups and the requirements
  • Use cases with guidance from BA Provide inputs on technical dependencies and prioritization of requirements.
  • Ensures that CSAT is Green related to service quality, adherence to SLA, skill, technical expertise, understanding the business needs and competency.
  • Coordinates technical release activities with applications development and operations staff to ensure successful release outcomes.
  • Provides mentorship and guidance to junior team members in understanding requirements clearly without any ambiguity.
  • May lead and mentor a team of up to 10 developers in configuring and developing.
  • This mix can be on or off shore and Unisys or contractor employees with less development experience.
  • Oversees all build and deployment activities for application development efforts.
  • Responsible for managing the integrity of all pre-production environments, such as development, test, QA and staging environments.
  • May be responsible for the analysis, design, implementation and support of all systems and processes supporting the configuration management process, such as source code management, workflow, issue tracking, deployment, provisioning and testing automation.
  • May lead efforts in process improvement and may monitor the performance of all configuration management activities.
  • May provide leadership and guidance for the development, testing and implementation of processes used for configuration management, deployment and automation.
  • May define CCM Strategy/Plan, may design and maintain the branching and merging strategy and component architecture.
  • May design the integration between the SCM tools and CI Tools, and may setting Configuration Management policies and procedures
  • Write at least one white-paper/case study or present a tech-talk on any technical/process/management topic.
  • Promotes innovation within team or project.

Thanks and Regards,

Technical Recruiter
P: (408) 919-4951 E: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé]
2N Market St, Suite # 400, San Jose, CA- 95113



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If you are qualified, available, interested, planning to make a change, or know of a friend who might have the required qualifications and interest, please call me ASAP at (408) 919-4951 , even if we have spoken recently about a different position. If you do respond via e-mail please include a daytime phone number so I can reach you. In considering candidates, time is of the essence, so please respond ASAP. Thank you.

Sincerely yours,

Pat K

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