Job Description :

Job Title: COBOL Developer

Location: Middletown, CT

Duration: 10 Months

Note: Selected candidates need to be on board Onsite. They need to pick their on- boarding documents and equipment manually. No expenses will be paid for travelling

Job Description:

The Client is seeking a goal-oriented developer, needed for the assessment, documentation and detangling of a mainframe COBOL based application's ASSEMBLER interface code. The successful candidate will have participated in similar projects.

Systems Developer plus: Analyzes business needs and documents findings. Will provide continuity by consulting with business customers from the definition of business needs or problems through implementation of solutions. Writes program and system specifications. Defines work and/or data flow. Defines data elements. Designs and develops tables and relationships. Arranges necessary hardware and software availability. Provides and maintains documentation and manuals necessary at customer and operational levels. Trains staff and customers in use of computer systems and software packages. May prepare computer programs for solving business problems. Performs related duties as required.


The Systems Developer (SD) will provide system operational oversight to include addressing system failures, documentation and workflows. A primary goal of the work is to unwind Assembler programming that currently controls the NCIC messaging traffic so that a web-service can be established to manage this messaging activity.

Specific Services Required

1. Technical Tasks

Special Qualifications or Circumstances:

Experienced Assembler Programmer capable of analyzing and diagnosing Assembler code sets that exist within a critical operational system

Considerable knowledge of principles and techniques of ASSEMBLER systems analysis, design, development and computer programming

Considerable knowledge of principles of information systems

Knowledge of principles and theories of business and planning functions

Considerable oral and written communication skills

Considerable logic and analytical skills

Ability to use programming development tools

Ability to identify, analyze and resolve business and technical problems

Provide examples and references as to the individuals Execution of similar Assemble engagements

** Additional skills desired

Access methods (VSAM, QSAM, etc.)

Refactoring of COBOL programs

COBOL (Enterprise)

DASD control language

Database DB2

IBM (Assembler, CICS, Data Dictionary, OS/390 environment, System Utilities)

Job Control Language (JCL)

Linkage Editor

Object-oriented technology


Record Management System (RMS)


System development aids

Teleprocessing programming

Multi-tiered distributed applications



Required/Desired Skills

Skill Matrix

Skill Matrix


Years of Experience

Overall IT Experience

Communication (1 - 10)








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