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Sr. Mainframe/Cobol Developer with JCL, VSAM, CICS, Unix (842 views)

Des Moines, IA
October 19, 2020

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

Title                      : Sr. Mainframe/Cobol Developer with JCL, VSAM, CICS, Unix

Location              :   Des Moines, IA

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

Duration              : 12+ Months

Interview Type   : In Person only

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

Job Type              : C2C, C2H, W2

Experience         : 10+ YEARS

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

Position Overview

Iowa Workforce Development is a state agency committed to providing employment services for individual job seekers. The IT department of IWD develops and maintains applications that serve our customers. We are looking for a COBOL Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. The individual will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications using Agile methodologies.

The project is for enhancement and maintenance of components for IWD’s Uenomployment Insurance Benefits system and implementation of enhancements related to the CARES act and forthcoming extensions.


  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle.
  • Develop and/or modify COBOL programs while providing expertise from concept and design to testing.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code.
  • Ensure designs are following specifications and best practices.
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components.
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.


  • Prior experience with Unemployment Insurance Benefits systems
  • Proven working experience in COBOL development and MVS JCL
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL
  • Experience in developing and consuming SOAP web services utilizing CICS Web Services and XML.
  • Experience in working in teams using Agile methodologies


  • COBOL – (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • JCL – (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • VSAM – (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • CICS COBOL and BMS – (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • DB2 SQL (6 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • DFSORT or SYNCSORT (6 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • TSO/ISPF (6 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • IBM MQSeries (4 years of experience HIGHLY DESIRED)
  • Unix System Services (1 year experience HIGHLY DESIRED)
  • Expeditor (1 year experience HIGHLY DESIRED)

Required / Desired Skills                                             


Required             10           Years

CICS (COBOL API)            

Required             10           Years

CICS (BMS)         

Required             10           Years

CICS Web Services API (both as producer and consumer)

Required             10           Years

DB2 SQL              

Required             10           Years


Required             10           Years

IBM MQseries  

Required             10           Years

DFSORT or Syncsort       

Required             10           Years

Unix System Services     

Required             10           Years


Required             10           Years

Oracle SQL         

Required             10           Years

IBM Developer for z/OS

Required             10           Years

IBM Data Studio/Oracle SQL Developer/DBVisualizer or other data query tools    

Required             10           Years

SOAPUI or similar web services testing tools        

Required             10           Years

MS Word/Excel/Visio    

Required             10           Years

******Referral Bonus Available: Refer your friends or colleagues, get referral bonus****** 

Apply here or Please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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Position Keywords: COBOL,JCL,VSAM,CICS COBOL,DB2 SQL,DFSORT or SYNCSORT,TSO/ISPF,IBM MQSeries,Unix System Services,Expeditor

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

Job Duration: 12 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 2415

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

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