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Senior Cobol Developer
JN -112017-7232

American Recruiting and Consulting Group is looking for two Senior Cobol Developers to start in December 2017 to start with our client in Jacksonville, Florida. This is a W2 contract and you must work directly on our payroll without sponsorship or visa transfer. 

The Senior Cobol Developer will be responsible for the following: 

  • Responsible for the detail design documentation, development, unit testing and maintenance of internally developed system applications and externally purchased software products.
  • Write code for system designs that span platforms
  • Code to and create Application Programming Interfaces (APIs)
  • Write code for enhancing existing programs or developing new programs
  • Write detailed technical specifications for subsystems and identify integration points
  • Estimate project timelines and resources required to complete programming projects 
  • Perform unit testing and debugging and set test conditions based on code specifications
  • Supports application throughout the Product Development life cycle
  • Work on integration issues and determines the integration approach.
  • May also be responsible for acting as a technical lead on projects as assigned.
  • Coordinate with other areas for integration architecture solutions
  • Review vendor research and conduct vendor product gap analysis comparison
  • Bachelor’s degree in IT related field or equivalent work experience
  • 7 or more years of IT development/programming profession work experience or equivalent combination of transferrable experience& education.
  • Knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC), product development methodologies, database methodologies and system integration.
  • Demonstrated experience with MVS operating systems (mainframe)
  • Demonstrated experience with relational Databases such as IMS& DB2
  • Understanding of coding design and documentation protocol as well as unit testing, change management and release procedures
  • Demonstrated experience programming using COBOL and JCL
  • Proficiency using standard desktop application such as Micro Soft Suite and flowcharting tools such as Visio
  • Demonstrated experience using SQL or similar query language
  • Demonstrated experience using debugging tools such as Debug and IBM tools and utilities such as File Manager, Fault Analyzer, SORT, etc.
  • Ability to manage tasks independently and take ownership of responsibilities
  • Proficiency using versioning tools such as Endevor
  • Flexible team player
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills

To be considered for this opportunity, please apply to this job ad or email D.A. Longhi  at For more of our positions please check out our website at

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