Job Description :
COBOL App Programmer Analyst for the State of Georgia
Location: Atlanta GA
Duration: 12+ Months

Specific responsibilities include:

VSAM to DB2 Conversions.
Provide design leadership in large or complex development projects with COBOL/CICS expertise involving application development, migrations, and additions to existing applications.
Participate in project meetings with other technical staff and business owners and subject matter experts
Work with other leads/architects to define best practices and coding standards. Review application in progress of development to ensure compliance with overall design parameters and corporate development standards
Assess and develop high level design requirements for project and communicate in writing or in meetings with development team. Assess detailed specifications against design requirements
Write technical documentation including program specifications, data flow diagrams, etc.
Guide and mentor less experienced programmers/developers on technical work/issues

Required Skills:
Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Information Technology or other related technical discipline.
7 to 10 years' experience in coding mainframe applications using COBOL,CICS, DB2, VSAM
3 -5 years' experience in the use of HTML and JavaScript
Experience with Java is a plus
Experience will Dell Transaction Processing Environment/Batch Processing Environment is a plus
Motivated self-starter - works well independently, but ability to also work well in a team environment
Demonstrates professional behavior under pressure
Ability to resolve complex and diverse issues by identifying underlying or hidden problems and patterns
Clear understanding of end-to-end application delivery in a multi-platform environment (mainframe, client server, web
Knowledgeable and experienced in the full Systems Development Life Cycle and Testing Methodologies.
Comfortable in interacting with staff and management, including Executive levels.
Must be meticulous in creating high quality, high value deliverables
Ability to write technical design documentation in clear and understandable fashion
Possess well developed communication skills - oral, written, listening. Good analytical and negotiation skills, and close attention to detail.
Ability to multitask and stay well organized
Must have strong collaboration skills

Client : State of Georgia