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COBOL Developer

Job Title
COBOL Developer
Job ID
Brentwood,  TN 37027
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Our client, in the surrounding Nashville area, is looking for a COBOL Developer with 5+ years development experience.  You'll have the opportunity to work for a well-established and well-known company in the surrounding Nashville area; where people are their greatest asset.  It's a family type atmosphere where you'll have the opportunity to learn and grow as a professional. This is a highly visible position where you'll be paired with a wonderful manager who has been with the company for years.


  • Work independently and as a team member
  • Design, develop and maintain custom applications or configuration of corporate application systems and services
  • Analyze  and design application systems encompassing the development, modification and translation of user requirements
  • Plan, investigate, and propose system and application solutions
  • Prepare workflow for writing, testing and maintaining
  • Communicate effectively with product management, project management, and other stakeholders in preparation of application design specifications
  • Encode, test, debug and install the operating program and procedures in coordination with Operations and Infrastructure Departments
  • Correct, test and document changes to existing programs
  • Conduct training and presentations to users and other stakeholders
  • Support existing applications
  • Leads small development teams on complex applications development efforts


Must have                     :

  • At least 5-7 years working experience as a software developer and/or designer 
  • Programming Languages/Tools:  COBOL, CICS, JCL, SQL, DB2
  • Environment: IBM Mainframe using TSO / ISPF 

Nice to have                  :

  • Have Knowledge or Experience with MQ Series, EXCI,  XML, SCLM, IBM Debug, MicroFocus Revolve, Tivoli
  • Hands-on experience in object-oriented language/frameworks (Java, C# and or JEE, .NET), RDBMS (Microsoft SQL or Oracle), and Web technologies including HTML/JavaScript.
  • Experience with one of the following Integrated Development Environment (IDE) –RDz, Eclipse, or Ms Visual Studio.
  • Advanced degree – MBA or MS
  • Self-motivated and interested in working closely with the business in support of transaction processing and financial services businesses.
  • Keen to explore software development and support in a high volume transaction processing environment or business systems.

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