COBOL Software Developer

Job Type:
Digital Workspace
Job reference:
20 days ago

Experis has an exciting new 6 month contract opportunity to work in the Public Sector as a COBOL Developer in Telford.

Length: 6 months
Location: Telford (remote 2/3 days a week)
Rate: £400-£600 per day (via umbrella)
Note: Only residents of the UK will be considered for this opportunity as you must be able to work on site 2 days a week.

Scope and Responsibilities:

  • The COBOL Software Engineer will work within a Development team and may be involved in development of new products and maintenance of existing products.
  • Carrying out development in accordance with the agreed requirements and development standards
  • Testing of products in accordance with the test strategy to ensure that they are fit for purpose
  • Assisting the Scrum Master in examining packages of work and giving realistic timescales for completion
  • Completion of work allocated within agreed time, cost and quality criteria and providing progress reports on assigned work as required
  • Management and control of problems and change within their area of responsibility as requested by the Scrum Master, including negotiation with other teams as necessary
  • Prompt escalation of problems, issues and risks as necessary
  • Playing an active part in Process improvement, awareness of and compliance with all relevant quality processes and procedures, including completion of all the specified quality records

Core Requirements:

  • COBOL - Mandatory
  • CMS
  • SCL
  • PL/SQL
  • Oracle and SQL
  • Data Dictionary
  • Application Master
  • Cobol Reportwriter
  • Full knowledge of the development lifecycle
  • Awareness of Risk, Change & Problem Management
  • Knowledge of Jira/Confluence
  • Awareness of Agile and Scrum methodology
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Problem solving and creativity skills
  • Honesty and Integrity
  • Eagerness to learn
  • Drive and energy
  • Professional appearance

If you meet the above criteria, please apply for the position to be contacted by an Experis Consultant.

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