Job Description :
Cobol Software Developer                           

Please review specs in detail.

Duration: 3-6 mos assignment with possibility of extension

Location is Princeton, NJ

Special Skills and/or Requirements:         The Cobol Software Developer develops strategic solutions for new services and functionality. This role designs software and participates in programming, testing and documentation through the entire Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC Timely and effective communications to the team, organization and outside vendors are regularly disseminated as part of this job function.


Write and maintain existing COBOL/IDMS batch and online programs.

Review existing COBOL/IDMS programs and make changes as needed based on technical specifications or business change requests.

Analyze code in existing programs for changes as requested by Change Requests

Coding new COBOL/IDMS batch and Online programs

Create and maintain existing batch OS jobs and PROCS

Creating new Batch OS jobs and PROCS

Write specifications for mainframe jobs and Online screens

Following standard SDLC processes to move code from a Development environment to a User Acceptance environment to the Production environment

Responsible for writing and/or supporting computer applications, with close involvement in the installation of releases and enhancements, analysis, design, coding, testing, documenting, and production implementation system-required modifications.

Analyzing existing programs to determine the impact of proposed changes

Reviews, analyzes, and modifies programming systems including encoding, testing, debugging, documenting and installing programs

Addressing production issues that may occur during business hours but also during non-business hours including the middle of the night.

Attending meetings with the Client to understand the scope of changes and/or new work


Experience working with big COBOL programs that read and update large mainframe IDMS databases.

Working experience with Batch/Online IDMS programs.

The individual should be willing to work at off hours when required.

Working experience working with large databases and large companies is a plus.

Working experience maintaining existing old COBOL/IDMS programs is also a must.


Working experience in a mainframe, OS/MVS environment, JCL/PROCS, TSO.

Working experience in ADSO, DMLO, IDD, IDDM, ADSA, ADSC, MAPC, OLQ 6.

Well versed skill set using COBOL, DB, Unix

Thanks & Regards,

Anna Liji J

Stafflabs, Inc. (An E-Verified Company)

Tel - Ext 208