Job Description :
Title: Lead COBOL Programmer Analyst
Location: Brookfield, WI (LOCAL CANDIDATES HIGHLY PREFERRED)
Duration: Fulltime / Permanent
Interview Process: Phone / Skype
Salary : $75 to $85K (possibly up to $90K for the perfect candidate)
Number of Openings: 1

Important Points:
Standard COBOL programmer with COBOL, IBMi, SQL experience. Must have many years of development experience on an iSeries platform. NOT a mainframe programmer (if all experience on a resume is mainframe the hiring manager will not move forward Responsible for performing maintenance of a legacy program - performing any debugging.

Responsibilities:
Maintain current programs written in COBOL and Integrated Language Environment ( ILE ) COBOL, including, but not limited to, bug fixes, feature enhancements and performance tuning, troubleshooting and debugging issues; maintaining or introducing embedded Structured Query Language ( SQL ) within programs. Some applications are financially significant and are governed by Sarbanes-Oxley controls.
Providing project management and assistance to Senior Programmer Analysts to achieve maximum programming skills and productivity. Oversee the implementation of proper technical solutions.
Performing iSeries journaling and commitment control for database recovery within the iSeries integrated filing system.
Assisting with business and technical specifications. This includes occasional contact with Third Party Administrators ( TPAs ) to review technical specifications and file layouts and to resolve data integrity issues.
Developing programs or applications in COBOL and ILE COBOL as requested. Maintaining programs written in CL, a programming language specific to the IBM i server.

Requirements:
* Bachelor''s Degree in Computer Science or Management Information Systems.
* 7 years of development experience on an iSeries platform, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
* COBOL, IBMi and SQL experience required.
* Troubleshooting and debugging experience.
* Excellent verbal and written communication, organizational, accurate proofreading, accurate record keeping maintenance, and detail-oriented skills.
* Ability to exercise discretion with confidential information

Client : Amtex System Inc