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COBOL Developer
Ref No.: 18-10841
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
General Summary:
IT Developer - Standard performs detail design, development, documentation, debugging and implementation of technical products, software programming applications. IT Developer - Standard also recommends alterations and enhancements to improve quality of products and/or procedures. Level Expectations: Possess in-depth knowledge of the tools and processes required by the role Function in complex environments with minimal direction Solid individual performance while partnering with others Work well through self-directed effort Share knowledge in area of expertise May provide technical assistance to resolve operating issues

Essential Functions:
Work with IT and Business management to evaluate complex user requests, projects and clarify objectives and functional requirements for new or modified computer programs Determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and system capabilities Formulate detailed program specifications using structured analysis and design methodology Prepare project documentation when needed Work with functional architects to define and implement application architecture Code new or modified computer programs into existing systems and test program effectiveness Evaluate error messages, modify codes and troubleshoot programming problems Develop detailed application designs and specifications for computer applications Perform analysis of systems issues or changes Write documentation describing program development, logic, coding, and corrections Participate in the development of user manuals and operating procedures Provide assistance to IT team members with issues needing technical expertise or systems and/or programming knowledge

5+ years of work experience in IT / software development College degree in Information Systems or related field Thorough knowledge of programming concepts, design, procedures and practices Adaptability and willingness to learn Advanced problem solving skills Ability to work collaboratively with other Departments to resolve complex issues with innovative solutions Ability to meet deadlines and balance multiple deadlines Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions Must be extremely process and detail oriented Strong customer service focus Excellent oral and written communication skills Familiarity with health care industry very helpful Willingness to work a flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines.


Developing, testing and maintaining new and existing code base
Translating high level requirements into functioning software
Providing On-call production support

Required skills:
5+ years COBOL experience
Experience with batch and screen programming
Knowledge and use of Microsoft suite

Bonus skills:

Experience working with agile methodologies
Experience with Jira and Confluence
Knowledge of Stratus Technology and Stratus COBOL