Unisys Mainframe COBOL Software Engineer

at Wells Fargo
Location Chandler, AZ
Date Posted October 8, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


Job Description

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At Wells Fargo, we want to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. We're looking for talented people who will put our customers at the center of everything we do. Join our diverse and inclusive team where you'll feel valued and inspired to contribute your unique skills and experience.

Help us build a better Wells Fargo. It all begins with outstanding talent. It all begins with you.

Wells Fargo Technology is a team of more than 40,000 information technology and security professionals who help keep Wells Fargo at the forefront of America's diversified financial services companies. Employees execute an engineering-led IT strategy to deliver stable, secure, scalable and innovative services that provide Wells Fargo global customers ‘round-the-clock' banking access through in-store, online, ATM, and other channels. Wells Fargo Technology plays a critical role in the company's customer and employee experience, business and risk management transformation, and growth agenda.

In this role, you will act as a Unisys COBOL Engineer on an agile team providing application design, testing, implementation support, and execution; utilizing a thorough understanding of applicable technology with an underlying modernization goal. Acts as a lead in providing application design guidance and consultation, utilizing a thorough understanding of applicable technology, tools and existing designs.  Analyzes highly complex business requirements, designs, and writes technical specifications to design or redesign complex computer platforms and applications. Provides coding direction to less experienced staff or develops highly complex original code. Acts as an expert technical resource for modeling, simulation and analysis efforts.  Verifies program logic by preparing of test data, testing, and debugging of programs. Oversees overall systems testing and the migration of platforms and applications to production. This engineer will need an astute technical mind that can navigate through the organizational and process hurdles to complete high priority tasks within timeframe. Assures quality, security and compliance requirements are met for supported area and oversees creation of or updates to and testing of the business continuity plan. Strong understanding of domain driven design, Wells Fargo Auto architecture, and principles and patterns is a must have. The Engineer will work as a part of an Agile squad and will lead the technology innovation, product development, and testing to deliver on its backlog. Experience with Consumer lending and specifically domain knowledge of Auto Lending in Indirect market in USA is a critical requirement.

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 5+ years of Cobol experience
  • 5+ years of mainframe experience
  • 1+ year of experience with Agile development in a mainframe environment
  • 1+ year of JIRA experience

Desired Qualifications

  • An industry-standard technology certification
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Other Desired Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience with ALGOL, WFL, Cobol 74/85, DMSII
  • 5+ years experience with Platforms: Unisys Clear Path MCP, Microsoft Windows 2000 / 7 / 8.1/ 10
  • 5+ years of MARCUS, CANDE, Editor, Patch Manager, Release, Replicate, MCP
  • 5+ years of Development Tools: Unisys Programmer's Workbench, Editor, Text Pad, JIRA
  • 2+ years of experience working with applications that interact with Mainframe
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking, and prioritizing skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of SDLC (System Development Life Cycle)
  • Strong analytical skills with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong unit testing skills and understanding of unit testing terminology
  • Knowledge and understanding of application lifecycle, from design and development to testing, implementation and production support
  • Knowledge and understanding of project management methodologies: process improvements, continuous improvement, or LEAN
  • Experience with a customer service mindset and a focus on continuous improvement
  • Knowledge and understanding of application or software security such as: web application penetration testing, secure code review, secure static code analysis
  • Knowledge and understanding of system application troubleshooting, and quality assurance application testing

Job Expectations

  • Willingness to work on-site at stated location on the job opening
  • Ability to work additional hours as needed
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

Street Address

AZ-Chandler: 2700 S Price Rd - Chandler, AZ


All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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