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Mainframe Cobol Developer (1427 views)

Lincoln, NE
August 30, 2021

***** Direct Client Requirement*****

Title                                    : Mainframe Cobol Developer

Location                             : Lincoln, NE

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

Duration                             : 24 Months

Interview Type                   : Skype or Phone

Job Type                            : C2C,C2H, W2

Experience                        : 7+ Years

Job Description:        

This position is for a Batch COBOL Application Developer/Senior for the State of Nebraska – MMIS System.  Under general direction, this position will be responsible for all phases of system development and maintenance including:

  • Performing analysis and design of COBOL and IBM DB2 batch computer applications.
  • Batch COBOL programming, debugging and testing.
  • Programming complex SQL against relational databases.
  • Ability to work directly with various levels of business and technical staff to determine sound technical solutions for business requirements.
  • Providing support and problem solving for production and test issues for large, complex applications in constrained timeframes.
  • Mentoring less experienced team members as needed.
  • Managing small-to-medium projects or components of larger projects.
  • Prioritizing and managing multiple tasks.


  • Associate Degree in Data Processing or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years full lifecycle software development experience with COBOL accessing DB2 databases in an IBM zOS mainframe environment, using checkpoint/restart techniques for batch applications. Software development experience must be current (within the last year) and must be in support of a large-scale, complex application system.
  • At least 5 years experience with relational databases, including logical design, understanding of physical design components, and complex SQL accessing a large, complex application database (on the order of 700+ tables, 8000+ columns, 400+ relationships, 1 Billion + rows). Experience must be current (within the last year).
  • Experience working as part of a large (40+) software development team using structured procedures and guidelines.
  • Experience with oncall production support of a large, complex application including the ability to resolve problems in constrained timeframes.
  • Experience with the following software support tools: TSO, Abend-Aid, File-Aid, QMF/SPUFI, Xpediter, IDCAMS, DB2 Load/Unload, Syncsort.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to gather and provide information effectively, regardless of audience.
  • Strong collaborative skills, service oriented, and strong interpersonal skills with various levels of business and technical staff.
  • Strong analytical skills that include working directly with business staff to determine sound technical solutions for business requirements.
  • Strong organization, planning, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • At least 2 years experience as an applications developer with team responsible for the Nebraska State Child Support system (CHARTS) or a child support system for another state.
  • Experience with IBM/DB2 database tools and UDB.
  • Experience with DB2 Stored Procedures and triggers.
  • Working knowledge of the following tools: Microsoft Office (Including Word, Excel, Visio, and Outlook) and Niku Clarity Workbench.
  • At least 1 year managing small to medium projects or components of larger projects.

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




PH: 470-480-2407 EX 101/470-480-2412 EX 103

Apply here or please send to resumes@sohanit.com

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Position Keywords: COBOL,CICS,DB2,IBM,Z/OS,SQL,TSO,Abend-AID,File-AID,QMF,Xpediter,IDCAMS,Syncsort,NDM,SFTP

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

Job Duration: 24 Months

% Travel Required: None

Job Posted by: Consulting Services

Job ID: OOJ - 3495

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