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Cobol Programmer
Ref No.: 18-04472
Location: St. Louis, Missouri
Start Date / End Date: 07/30/2018 to 01/31/2019

TOP CRITERIA:
- Analysis
- Coding
- Testing in the Workers Comp space
- Pretty basic development.

Required skills:
• 5+ years COBOL experience
• Experience with batch and screen programming
• Knowledge and use of Microsoft suite
• Willingness and ability to learn technologies and/or languages beyond COBOL.
Bonus skills:
• Experience working with agile methodologies
• Experience with Jira and Confluence
• Knowledge of Stratus Technology and Stratus COBOL
• JAVA, HTML, .Net


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
Qualifications: 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.

Responsibilities:

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