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Developer IV- Cobol, VSAM, JCL

ACT Consulting
Columbia, SC
  • Posted: over a month ago
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Job Description

ACT Consulting has an immediate need for a Developer IV- Cobol, VSAM, JCL- Columbia, SC with our direct client.

Please take a moment to review the job description. If this is something you are interested in, please send a copy of your resume to spaulon@act-info.com or contact us at 203-864-9047

Developer IV- Cobol, VSAM, JCL
Columbia, SC
6-12 months

Responsible for analysis, design, programming, and implementation of complex applications tasks and projects. Devise feasible, logical procedures to resolve business problems through the use of computer resources. Formulate scope and objectives through research to develop or modify complex systems. Review detailed specifications and recommend modifications. Design, code, test and debug complex application programs.
20% Produce deliverables related to the assigned project. Perform analysis, design, programming, and implementation of systems and procedures to solve complex business or scientific problems. Evaluate interrelationships in immediate programming area to determine how changes in one program will affect another related area. Apply conversions and enhancements to business systems. May lead or provide expertise on assigned projects.
20% Work closely with customers, business analysts, and team members to understand business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. Ensure solutions are aligned with business and IT strategies and comply with the organization’s architectural standards. Assist in post-implementation support and system enhancements.
20% Test modified programs, create necessary test files and data, verify logic, debug, and write relevant documentation.
15% Design and develop IT systems. Devise new sources of data and develop new approaches and techniques. Involved in the full systems life cycle and is responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing, maintaining and supporting complex application software that is delivered on time and within budget.
15% Provide guidance to lower-level programmers/analysts. Act as an internal consultant by providing technical guidance on complex projects. Determine and resolve problems with other systems analysts, programmers, and systems users. 10% Test designed programs, verify logic, perform any necessary "debugging," and write the documentation.

Skills: Minimum Required Skills and Abilities:

Comprehensive understanding of applications/development, quality assurance and integration methodologies, concepts and facilities in a mainframe, midrange, and/or PC/LAN environment. Demonstrates a high level of technical proficiency in the areas of programming languages, platform capabilities, and methods of systems analysis and program design. Excellent analysis, decision-making, and problem solving skills. Demonstrates logical abstract thinking and assimilating/adhering to project goals and deadlines. Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing. Able to work well under pressure and as part of a team. Strong knowledge of interpersonal skills/team building. Familiar with project management concepts. Ability to assess requirements, alternatives, and risks/benefits for low- to high-impact projects. Pays attention to detail. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, clients, vendors etc. In-depth understanding of organizational functions, behavior, and inter-relationships.

Minimum Required Software and Other Tools:

Comprehensive knowledge of relevant operating systems, programming languages, and development tools and their usage in the company.

Work Environment: Customer-focused, project-oriented programming environment. Fast paced, multi-platformed environment which may require action and response 24X7 to support the technical business needs of the customer.


Education: Minimum Required Education: Bachelor's degree-in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree. Degree Equivalency: 4 years of job related work experience or 2 years of job related experience plus an associate’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or other job related degree Minimum Required Work Experience: 6 years-of application development, systems testing or other job related experience.

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