COBOL Developer Job Description

COBOL Developer Job Description

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COBOL developer provides guidance to other developers, system analysts, quality assurance analysts and business partners in systems development principles and processes.

COBOL Developer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

To develop and support magazine fulfillment online and batch applications written in COBOL and JCL
Mainframe development and processing using COBOL
Provides lead TSA role for development and support of the Tax Reporting area
Oversee activities of junior Application Developers, as applicable and provide individuals with constructive feedback as it pertains to team performance
Participate in the design, coding, testing
Assist clients in business/technical specification gathering when requested
To develop detailed analysis/design documents for several enhancement projects
To solve Online and Batch Abends
Support the system testing and client integration testing efforts as required
Develops Pseudo Code for the junior Developers

COBOL Developer Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for COBOL Developer

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Education for COBOL Developer

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Employers hiring for the COBOL developer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Education, Engineering, Technical, Information Systems, Information Technology, Business, Software Development, Technology, Computer

Skills for COBOL Developer

Desired skills for COBOL developer include:

End-to-end systems development life cycles
Experience in an IT Service management System and ITIL processes
Banking operations/processes and procedures
HP Project Portfolio Management
Agile and other modern approaches to software development
Financial services industry
Basic financial analysis principles and ratios
Business goals

Desired experience for COBOL developer includes:

Minimum5 years of relevant development life cycle experience in systems and applications management including systems/application design Experience in multiple technologies and design techniques experience working across large environments with multiple operating systems / infrastructure
Knowledge of MQ series for communication between different platforms is a must
Knowledge of Iseries Off-line processing or what we call BATCH
Excellent Verbal and Written communications skills, highly developed interpersonal and influencing skills
Experience in multiple technologies and design techniques experience working across large environments
Must be able to provide timely 2ndlevel support for clients in detecting base cause of issues (data issues vs software issue)

COBOL Developer Examples


COBOL Developer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of COBOL developer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for COBOL developer
  • This individual must have SDLC knowledge including requirements-based analysis & design
  • This individual is responsible for reviewing current processes to determine if there are ways to make those processes more efficient and then help with designing changes
  • Assist Operations Teams and FBAP business teams
  • Leads technical staff to investigate, analyze and resolve complex technical problems
  • Consulting the client in order to determine software or system functional specifications
  • Assist Ryder Operations Teams and FBAP business teams
  • Develop and support custom applications built on a mixed technology stack
  • Work collaboratively with team members and cross-functional team to perform impact analysis and root cause analysis
  • Generating and sending out reports (daily,monthly, weekly)
  • Working with FTP files
Qualifications for COBOL developer
  • Experience with Terradata
  • Knowledge of PUPS/ENDEVOR
  • Ability to be on call 24 hours per day/7 days per week on a rotational basis
  • Prior knowledge of Tools such as SPUFI, Endevor, Infoman, Xpediter etc
  • Ability to work independently and ability to travel
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in computer science or related fields of study

COBOL Developer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of COBOL developer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for COBOL developer
  • Pulling data, creating tables, and updating tables
  • Perform as a technical lead, as required, for assigned projects
  • As a development team lead, where applicable, manage the staff progress against project tasks and work with the staff to attain overall project goals
  • Develop technology projects using software development life cycle (SDLC), including prototyping, technical design and specifications determined from business requirement documents
  • Implement programming changes to production following life cycle and release strategy procedures
  • Ensures that software projects are completed according to product specifications and are properly documented
  • Facilitates communication upward and across project teams including project status, cost information, justifications for variances and technical information (architecture, design and implementation objectives)
  • Trains team members in development practices and standards
  • Mentors less experienced and/ or technical team members
  • Adheres to all security standards and directives
Qualifications for COBOL developer
  • Web with IIS, API, Microsoft visual studio
  • Windows Server from an overall support standpoint – event viewer, software installation, services, computer management skills, Lan groups, basic knowledge of .bat scripts (how to create/ run / use)
  • Informatica and Harvest
  • Linux / Oracle 11g – basic Linux skills to move around in the environment, ability to use edit tools to read script / programs
  • 3+ years of previous IT development experience, preferably in the banking related sector (Core banking host systems (Issuing, Acquiring & Settlements)
  • Very good understanding of internal business processes and functions

COBOL Developer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of COBOL developer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for COBOL developer
  • Complete assigned tasks in an organized and efficient manner
  • Understand and work to project plans while demonstrating an understanding of the larger goals of the organization
  • Develop workload estimates, and project schedules in order to complete projects on schedule and as requested by the user
  • Coordinate work of other programmer analyst as required, or users assigned to the project
  • Modify existing applications for software updates, or user requests by analyzing systems to determine the appropriate changes
  • Prepare program and system documentation for users and Production Support/Operations for proper execution of production or test jobs
  • Makes recommendations on technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and systems flexibility
  • Work with computer operations and/or users to resolve production problems as required
  • Attend training, as required, to support assigned systems
  • Assist in staff development
Qualifications for COBOL developer
  • 0-2 years plus of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Endevor, JCL, IMS, CICS, RACF, CA-View, CA7
  • Minimum of 6 months of VAX / VMS experience
  • Any experience with PowerMHS v
  • In-depth working knowledge of UNIX, Oracle SQL
  • Understanding the full software lifecycle (SDLC)

COBOL Developer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a COBOL developer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for COBOL developer
  • Familiarity with the Cobol
  • Prepares project plans using project management tools
  • Responsible for Requirement Gathering, Requirement Review, Impact Analysis, Estimation along with Coding, Peer Code Reviews, Unit testing, System Testing and Implementation
  • To Recreate the issue, Debugging and fixing defects and enhancements
  • Well organized, methodical and disciplined approach and a clear understanding of role and how it relates to the team’s and organization objectives and willingness to learn and develop knowledge based on current work profile and future endeavors and challenges
  • Planning, analysis, design, coding, and testing software applications
  • Work as integral member of technical teams, supporting standard SDLC phases by regularly performing tasks such as programming/coding, and testing results
  • Working collaboratively with product specialists and regulatory personnel to develop application specifications that conform to existing architecture
  • Developing, testing, and debugging application source code per specifications
  • Manipulating application test/production data as required by the regulatory and product specialists
Qualifications for COBOL developer
  • Associate's degree in CIS, or a related field, with 5 years of programming experience
  • Working with customers to define, design and propose alternative solutions in response to changing business needs
  • Working with customers to troubleshoot reported issues
  • Weekend and evening on-call support responsibilities as needed is required
  • Demonstrated ability to be productive independently and/or as a team member
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, analytical and business analysis skills

COBOL Developer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a COBOL developer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for COBOL developer
  • Unit test and debug COBOL programs
  • Creating and assembling all components associated with product distributions
  • Performing comprehensive QA review and testing of product distributions prior to release
  • Participating in scheduled maintenance cycles for existing products
  • Working with Client Support and directly with the clients to resolve reported installation issues
  • Writes, modifies, tests, and debugs computer programs
  • Write programs of moderate complexity and make moderate modifications to existing programs
  • Tests and debugs own computer programs, the programs of peers
  • Creates test plans for simple projects, and conducts unit testing to ensure that the program is functional
  • Assists support personnel in resolving problems customers have with programs
Qualifications for COBOL developer
  • Potential off-hours support will be required to perform routine systems administration and/incident resolution
  • CA Telon experience a plus
  • Able to switch hats as a team member guide others when required
  • Experience in the design and development of applications under Java
  • ISeries knowledge
  • Independently handles release coordination, process efficiency improvement, performance improvement

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