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Cobol Developer
Ref No.: 18-01431
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Position Type:Direct Placement
Pay Rate : $ 85,000.00 - 110,000.00 /Year
Our Global Custody platform is being modernized for resiliency, capacity and positioning for migration to DBII and enhancing the user experience.
This role will be an internal technical Subject Matter Expert for CICS COBOL, VSAM DBII with extensive knowledge of IBM SYSPEX, Record Level Sharing, MQ sharing and Coupling Facility. This position will be used to assist/guide project Leads and developers in the use of the previously mentioned Mainframe skill sets. The role will provide hands on guidance to team members in the techniques needed to leverage the benefits of a SYSPEX environment.  
Principal Developer->> Consults with internal business groups to provide high-level application software development services or technical support. Provides comprehensive senior-level technical consulting to IT management and senior technical staffs. Evaluates compliance with the organization's technology standards. Works with internal business groups on implementation opportunities, challenges, and requirements of various applications. Analyzes information and provides recommendations to address and resolve business issues for a specific business group. Guides and consults with IT management and technical staffs regarding use of emerging technologies and associated services. Participates in defining corporate implementation and integration strategies of new technologies. Advocates for innovative, creative technology solutions. Contributes to the achievement of area objectives.   
Extensive knowledge of COBOL, CICS, IBM SYSPLEX, Coupling Facility, Record Level Sharing and MQ sharing. 7-10 years of hands on experience with this tool set and the ability to share that knowledge with development teams to guide our modernization projects.  
Bachelor's degree in computer science engineering or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required, 10-12 years of experience in software development required, experience in the securities or financial services industry is a plus.