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COBOL Programmer
Ref No.: 18-36479
Location: Melville, New York
Position Type:Contract
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Client is seeking 3 COBOL/CICS Programmers who will be part of a larger team responsible for the development and maintenance of in-house applications that run on a large mainframe ERP system. The individuals will augment the current team and be tasked with Application development and on-going production support & Maintenance tasks. They will need to have a strong working knowledge of COBOL and CICS.

Location:
- Melville, NY
- Longer term, may be extended up to two years

Job Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for applying business and technical knowledge to ensure availability of our systems, and to provide quality solutions for business and enterprise software needs
  • Ability to perform an analyst role to complete high-level and technical systems design for small enhancements and customizations.
  • Perform project leadership role on small initiatives (only for the Lead resource)
  • Develop business and technical requirements for small enhancements
  • Design, develop, test, document, and implement and maintain quality application software within targeted due dates
  • Complete the Production support, User support, Maintenance tasks assigned per the SLAs committed to the end customer.
  • Create documentation across system and functional areas, describing touchpoints and impacts at a total system level
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, related field or related work experience
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience in software development
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to explain technical issues and their implications for projects and business decisions, facilitate discussion and resolution of problems, and mentor other IS associates
  • 5-10 years in the following environments; COBOL, VSAM, CICS, and JCL
  • Mainframe Online and Batch Development
  • Strong technical troubleshooting, diagnosing and problem solving skills
  • Organizational skills and ability to work on multiple projects and/or assignment simultaneously
  • Can work in a team-oriented environment
  • Listening, verbal and written communications skills

Nesco Resource is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics with respect to employment opportunities.