Software Engineer - Cobol / ASM in Raleigh, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/25/2023

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Job Description

Software Engineer - Cobol / ASM


We are looking for an enthusiastic Mid - Sr Software Engineer. The ideal candidate would be someone who wouldn't mind doing support work, working with older financial code, and a commitment to collaborative problem solving. We will need this individual to be well-versed in Cobol and ASM.

Required:

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in mainframe development using COBOL as primary language

  • Strong working experience in JCL, COBOL, ISPF, Syncsort, COZSFTP , BMC and FileManager Utilities, QMF a plus

  • Design, build, unit test, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable COBOL code

  • Exposure to Java/J2EE, and web service application development

  • Design, build, unit test, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable COBOL code

  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications

  • Provide applications development support for process improvements using programming tools or languages to support the COBOL application environment

Additional Qualifications/Nice to Haves:

  • Data Transformation of data using XML and JSON, fixed file format

  • Ability to identify performance issues and perform the fixes

  • Excellent problem solving/troubleshooting skills

  • Proficiency using standard desktop applications such as MS Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio Proficiency using debugging tools

  • High critical thinking skills to evaluate alternatives and present solutions that are consistent with business objectives and strategy

  • Proven leadership abilities including effective knowledge sharing, conflict resolution, facilitation of open discussions.

Job Requirements

Required:
Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in mainframe development using COBOL as primary language
Strong working experience in JCL, COBOL, ISPF, Syncsort, COZSFTP , BMC and FileManager Utilities, QMF a plus
Design, build, unit test, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable COBOL code
Exposure to Java/J2EE, and web service application development
Design, build, unit test, and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable COBOL code
Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of applications
Provide applications development support for process improvements using programming tools or languages to support the COBOL application environment