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Cobol Developer
Ref No.: 18-00197
Location: Jacksonville, Florida
Position Type:Contract
Experience Level: 10 Years
Start Date: 03/02/2018
Pay Rate : $ 46.00 - 50.00 /Hour
Alluvion Staffing is seeking a Mainframe / Cobol developer for a contract with an option to hire.
  • Write code for moderately complex designs. Write programs that span platforms. Code and/or create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
  • Write code for enhancing existing programs or developing new programs.
  • Review code developed by other IT Developers.
  • Provide input to and drive programming standards.
  • Write detailed technical specifications. Identify integration points.
  • Report missing elements found in requirements and explain impacts to team members.
  • Consult with other IT Developers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts, Project Managers and vendors.
  • "Scope” time, resources, etc., required to complete programming projects. Seek review from other IT Developers, Business Analysts, Systems Analysts or Project Managers on estimates.
  • Perform unit testing and debugging. Set test conditions based upon code specifications. May need assistance from other IT Developers and team members to debug more complex errors.
  • Support transition of application throughout the Product Development life cycle. Document what has to be migrated.
  • Research vendor products / alternatives. Conducts vendor product gap analysis / comparison.
  • Accountable for including IT Controls and following standard corporate practices to protect the confidentiality, integrity, as well as availability of the application and data processed or output by the application.
REQUIRED SKILLS:
  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 years equivalent IT work experience
  • 5 or more years of progressive work experience in a Cobol, DB2, CICS  and JCL programming or application development role
  • Experience and understanding with unit testing, release procedures, coding design and documentation protocol as well as change management procedures
  • Proficiency using versioning tools
  • Thorough knowledge of Information Technology fields and computer systems
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible team player
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Ability to learn from mistakes and apply constructive feedback to improve performance
  • Must demonstrate initiative and effective independent decision-making skills
  • Ability to communicate technical information clearly and articulately
  • Ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment
  • In-depth understanding of the systems development life cycle
  • Proficiency programming in more than one object oriented programming language
  • Proficiency using standard desktop applications such as MS Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio
  • Proficiency using debugging tools
  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy
This is a contract position with an option to hire. Local candidates preferred for an in-person interview.
Please no Third parties or Subcontractors
w2 2 only
No C to C