Job Description :
Role: Cobol Developer
Location: NYC, NY
Duration: 36 months contract
Interview: Phone and Face to face
Rate: 45-48/HR on c2c

The developers will primarily be responsible for developing an application in the mainframe environment using VSAM, DB2 and JCL. The candidates should have had exposure to a broad spectrum of technology with working knowledge of application development in the distributed environment, including Object Oriented Programming.

Mandatory Skills: candidates must meet all the requirements below to be considered for this position.
Minimum of five (5) years of experience developing applications using Cobol for CICS and batch programs.
Superior proficiency with mainframe applications built with JCL, COBOL and CICS.
Experience working with VSAM files and DB2, integrating existing designs with new requirements.
Experience working with stored procedures and SQL in MS SQL 2005 or above.
Strong experience developing in Mainframe environment resolving complex and conflicting design issues.
Demonstrated ability to quickly understand complex mainframe systems.
Proven ability to work in a high-pressure environment.
Exceptional presentation and organizational skills.
High written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Experience:
Exposure to Object Oriented programming and developing applications in Java or .NET Framework 4.0 and above.
Good familiarity with MQ Series VSAM and IMS.
Experience with Vision Report.
Experience working in a VSE mainframe environment.