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Randstad US Sr Cobol Developer in west des moines, Iowa

Sr Cobol Developer

job details:

  • location:West Des Moines, IA (remote)

  • salary:$100,000 - $115,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, September 14, 2021

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Finance and Insurance

  • reference:869379

job description

Sr Cobol Developer

job summary:

We are seeking a full-time Sr. Cobol developer with experience in a production support environment . The candidate will develop enhancements and new functionality for our in-house suite of applications written in Cobol. These applications are connected to the client's annuity products.

Responsibilities will include creation of technical specifications, architecting high-end solutions, hands-on development, creating test plans according to Client's published Development Process Framework and providing production support.

location: West Des Moines, Iowa

job type: Permanent

salary: $100,000 - 115,000 per year

work hours: 8am to 4pm

education: Bachelors


The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 8 years of experience as a Sr.Cobol Developer.

  • Experience with Fujitso NetCobol or MicroFocus Cobol desired.

  • Experience with relational databases required (Sybase a plus).

  • MQ, Unix and Unix shell scripting a plus.

  • Solid experience in full software development cycle, including application architecture, technical specs, analysis, software development, testing large-scale software applications, assisting SQA teams with UAT testing, production support.

  • Experience in the financial industry with knowledge of trade flow and corporate actions a plus.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and strong team collaboration skills.

  • Good project management skills.

  • Possesses the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Experience testing software designed for elaborate business scenarios.

  • Aptitude for learning new things and flexibility to adapt and follow guidelines.


  • Experience level: Experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of experience

  • Education: Bachelors


  • Database Developer


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