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Sr. Mainframe Cobol Programmer/Developer (IDMS, CICS, JCL, TransFormer, VSAM) (1304 views)

Des Moines,IA
January 5, 2021

***** Direct Client Requirement*****                    

Title                          : Sr. Mainframe Cobol Programmer/Developer (IDMS, CICS, JCL, TransFormer, VSAM)

Location                   : Des Moines, IA

Rate                          : DOE /If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Duration                  : 6 Months

Interview Type       : Skype only

Work Status           : Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

Job Type                  : C2C,C2H,W2

Experience              : 8 years

Prefer W2               : U S C/ G C /H1B Transfer/OPT/CPT/H4 EAD and other US work authorization are

Only candidates with recent and significant IDMS experience will be considered for this position. 

The agency is looking for a highly motivated individual that works well with customers and team members. This individual will need to be comfortable doing senior level application support including: writing ADS/O and COBOL programming, working with IDMS and DB2 and modifying JCL and Parms for a large, highly visible state agency. The individual must be a self-starter, who is willing to be flexible and research multiple complicated legacy systems to meet legislative changes and agency needs, willing to step up when the job needs done. Some off hour shifts and on call may be required. Initial contract funding is for 1 year, but a longer 3-5-year engagement is anticipated.


  • Experience in all aspects of SDLC including specification development, design, coding, testing, implementation, and maintenance of complex mainframe applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with others and lead others through change.
  • Analyze current operations and procedures; evaluate and select practical alternatives and present them to the users; produce design specifications of the selected alternatives; and obtain user approval of selected alternatives
  • Schedule and coordinate the development, testing, and implementation of systems
  • Preparation and maintenance of technical documentation
  • Communicate accurate and useful status updates.
  • Manage and report time spent on all work activities.
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to comprehend complex technical and logical concepts and adapt quickly to changes
  • Strong quantitative, analytics, problem solving and organizational skills are required
  • Attention to detail and maintaining high quality standards is a must
  • Ability to prioritize and manage concurrent projects, demonstrate initiative and work independently with minimal supervision

Required / Desired Skills

  • COBOL                  Required 8 Years
  • IDMS                      Required 8 Years
  • IDMS ADS/O          Required 8 Years
  • CICS                       Required 8 Years
  • JCL                         Required 8 Years
  • TransFormer           Required 8 Years
  • IDMS DMLO            Desired 1 Years
  • IDMS OLQ               Desired 1 Years
  • DB2                          Desired 1 Years
  • Control-M                 Desired 1 Years
  • DC Cobol                 Desired 1 Years
  • FTP                          Desired 1 Years
  • SYNCSORT             Desired 1 Years
  • TSO/ISPF                 Desired 1 Years
  • VSAM                       Desired 1 Years
  • Expeditor                  Desired 1 Years

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Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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Position Keywords: COBOL, IDMS, IDMS ADS/O, CICS, JCL

Pay Rate: DOE/If your experience and skills match call us immediately for submission

Job Duration: 6 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 2656

Work Authorization: Successful applicants must be legally authorized to work in the U.S

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