Job Description :
COBOL Developer
Albany, NY
24 Months

Job Description:
The ITS Human Services Cluster (HSC) performs application program development, maintenance, and enhancement activities for the various information technology systems that support the business of a number of State agencies, including Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA), the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and the Department of Labor (DOL OTDA, OCFS, and DOL are responsible for supervising the administration of human services programs provided under various Federal and State sponsored programs in a federated approach to deliver integrated human services in multiple systems. Many of these applications are within a mainframe environment utilizing COBOL technology. These systems include, among others, the Welfare Management System (WMS), Benefit Issuance Control System (BICS), NYC Payments System, Child Support Management System (CSMS), Client Notices System (CNS) and systems that support the administration of Unemployment Insurance.

Provide general system design, application programming, unit and integration testing of developed programs and documentation of those efforts. Programming tasks may include complete unit routines or functional routines that make up discrete parts of functional units. Programming will utilize structured COBOL.

Candidates should have at least 84 months experience and a majority of the following should apply:
Each candidate should fill out the months of experience they have for each item in the table:

1. Minimum 84 months experience working directly with COBOL 74 and/or 85 programming on Unisys 2200 series or Clear Path mainframes. Experience should include system analysis and design, program, unit and integrated testing. #of months 30
2. Minimum 84 months experience utilizing Unisys ECL, TIP and DMS 2200/RDMS. #of months 30
3. Minimum 84 months experience monitoring production work and performing error diagnostic/debugging activities in a mainframe environment. #of months 10
4. Minimum 84 months experience creating and maintaining documentation related to designing, programming, and testing in a mainframe environment. #of months 10


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