Job Description :
Job Title: Cobol Developer

Job Location: Tallahassee, FL
Job Duration: 13+ months
Job Responsibilities:

Perform analyses, planning, cost estimating, and programming for application development on new and existing computer systems
Prepare specifications and test plans for projects to deliver high performance DLI calls and database queries
Consult with database analysts and application staff to provide advanced DLI and SQL knowledge transfer
Perform testing and implementation of DLI and SQL reviews on DB2 programs for optimal performance using DLI/DB2 standards
Perform application testing for upgrades of operating systems and application software
Perform joint application development sessions with customers, application staff, and database analysts
Develop system documentation and conduct testing of data, applications, and software packages
Work with database analysts to conduct feasibility studies and capacity planning when implementing relational database technology in the mainframe environment
Work with database analysts to evaluate, analyze, design, model, and structure new or existing database segments or elements by designing and implementing schemes that will optimize performance
Maintain the Department’s data dictionary, and ensure that data element standards are incorporated for uniformity
Provide plans, specifications, methods, and procedures for database administration including maintenance of data models for application programming, database structures, data integrity, and design standards
Provide support to customers and developers by fielding both technical and functional questions
Track and report billable/worked hours daily via a timesheet template provided by the Department.
Job Requirements:

10 or more years of systems analysis experience.
10 or more years of applications development programming experience, specifically in COBOL, CICS, JCL, and SQL for DB2.
Proficiency with programming and database technologies including COBOL language, TSO/ISPF/IOF, CICS, JCL, SQL for DB2, and IMS-DL1/DL2.
Experience with system design documentation.
Experience preparing program specifications, complete successful programming functions, and testing.
Preferred Experience:

Experience with the following inmate/offender systems: management systems, time computation and release time calculation systems, healthcare systems, trust fund and automation of prison canteen systems, and court order payment systems.
Experience with WRAP and mainframe programming using WEB services.
Knowledge of CJIS/NCIC/FCIC.
Knowledge of FLAIR accounting system.
Experience with PROGRESS language, under VMS; and
Knowledge of law enforcement sentence structure algorithms.