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Cobol Developer - IT3

Hire IT People Inc.
Baltimore, Maryland, United States
November 22, 2016

Cobol Developer - IT3

Location: Baltimore, MD

Interview: Phone first/Skype and will require face to face. Prefer candidates in the mid-Atlantic region.

Visa status: US Citizens, Green card only, NO H1B’s or EAD’s. US CITIZEN PREFERRED.

Good communication skills are key.

Duration: These are long term Federal government contracts and can go as long as the contract with SSA. Federal contracts are usually seven years.


Seeking qualified candidates for a Cobol Developer in Baltimore, MD. COBOL programmer/analyst to provide analysis, design, development, until testing, validation testing, documentation, implementation and post-implementation support, as assigned, in an IBM mainframe environment.

The candidate must demonstrate: the ability to support multiphases of software systems/application programming; accountability for technical efforts on major projects; the ability to analyze systems requirements provided, and code, test, and/or support implementation of proposed systems; extensive knowledge of industry best practices in enterprise IT projects and deployments; the experience and ability to work independently without technical oversight and to collaborate effectively within a team and across teams; and possess superior oral and written communications skills in order to clearly and effectively communicate with peers, management and the customer.

Skills Requirements:

Specific skills must include:

11+ years of strong COBOL development and maintenance experience. 11+ years’ experience coding OS/JCL jobstreams.

8+ years of strong CICS development and maintenance experience.

5+ yrs. VSAM

8+ yrs. DB2; Strong experience with advanced DB2 concepts (e.g. nested expressions and DTT).

Strong experience working with DB2 utilities.

Desired skills include:

Experience with Endevor, FileAid, and Xpediter

Visio (proficient)

Ability to read, analyze, comprehend ALC would be a plus.

Education: BS plus 11 years of experience.