Senior Cobol Developer

Software Developer in Brentwood, TN , Norcross, GA

Posted 2019-12-20


Designs, develops, and implements applications to support business requirements. Follows approved life cycle methodologies, creates design documents, and performs program coding and testing. Resolves technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Translate user requirements into a well-defined software and system design.

Evaluate cost, effort, and duration required and accurately estimate the required development tasks.

Develop and maintain custom software applications in support of the business needs.

Debug and test (unit and functional) developed software to minimize the cost of errors.

Follow approved software development life cycle.

Prepare diagrams and documentation to illustrate application functionality.

Develop and implement operating procedures in coordination with Operations, Infrastructure, and Security Departments.

Communicate effectively with product management, project management, business owners, and other stakeholders throughout the software development life cycle.

Mentor entry-level or novice developers.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervision of other personnel not required in this position.


Bachelor’s Degree or Professional Degree in Computer Science, Software

Engineering, Information Systems, or equivalent.

At least six+ years of professional work experience as a software developer.

Experience with….

Relational database systems (i.e. Oracle, DB2) and message brokers (i.e. MQ).

Programming Languages/Tools: COBOL, CICS, JCL, SQL, DB2, VSAM

Environment: IBM Mainframe using TSO / ISPF

Experience with Process: SDLC, Agile, Code Repository, Unit testing

General Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Able to work independently on most tasks

Advanced problem solving ability


Can communicate technical information clearly to technical and non-technical audiences in a matrix environment

Demonstrated business acumen. Comfortable in asking questions to gain clarity and understanding.

Works well in a team environment and actively works toward team objectives

Demonstrated technical expertise. Strives to remain current on latest technologies

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