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CICS DB2 Cobol Developer

Kforce Technology Wilmington, DE Contractor
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Kforce is looking for a CICS DB2 Cobol Developer with Java as plus for their client in Tampa, Florida (FL) and Wilmington, Delaware (DE). Team is modernizing Cobol platform via microservices, API, DevOps, TDD, etc. Overview: This role designs, analyzes, develops, codes, tests, debugs, and documents programming to satisfy business requirements. This position should typically be used for an advanced or lead level resource. Essential duties include:
  • Provide high quality technology solutions that address business needs by developing applications within mature technology environments
  • Utilize mature (3rd or 4th generation) programming methodologies and languages and adhere to coding standards, procedures and techniques while contributing to the technical code documentation
  • Participate in Project Planning sessions with Project Managers, Business Analysts and Team Members to analyze business requirements and outline the proposed IT Solution
  • Participate in design reviews and provide input to the design recommendations, incorporate security requirements into design, and provide input to information/data flow, and understand and comply with Project Life Cycle Methodology in all planning steps
  • Document the detailed application specifications, translate technical requirements into programmed application modules and develop/enhance software application modules
  • Read and understand business requirements, write functional requirements, develop detailed technical designs, and build/unit/system test application code
  • Participate in code reviews and ensure that all solutions are aligned to pre-defined architectural specifications; identify/troubleshoot application code-related issues


  • College degree in related Technical or Business Area specialized training and/or equivalent work experience
  • Familiar and experienced in modernization of Cobol in areas such as API, DevOps, Automation, Cloud, Messaging, Big Data / Data Lakes
  • Strong understanding of techniques such as Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Test Driven Development, Cloud Development, resiliency, security
  • Financial/Transaction/Disbursements knowledge is a must
  • Proficient in application development skills for more than one technology as well as proficient in multiple design techniques
  • Ability to adhere to IT Control Policies throughout design, development and testing and incorporate Corporate Architectural Standards into application design specifications
Ability to Use:
  • IMS
  • CICS (on-line and batching)
  • SQL
  • VSAM
  • WebSphere
  • Cobol (Any)
  • Java knowledge/experience
  • DB2 - JCL
  • MS Office
  • MS Word
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Project
  • MS Excel
  • Visio
  • File-AID
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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Cobol (Programming Language)
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