Job summary:

Mainframe Developer

Des Moines, IA, United States

Length and terms:
Long term - W2 or c2c

Position created on 10/17/2020 06:11 pm

Job description:

*** Very long term project; Initial PO for 1 year -  expect to go for 3+ years  *** Initial remote due to covid then onsite; candidate must pick up the laptop in person before remote work ***

**Full time with benefits or hourly contract position***


  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle. 
  • Develop and/or modify COBOL programs while providing expertise from concept and design to testing.
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code.
  • Ensure designs are following specifications and best practices.
  • Prepare and produce releases of software components.
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review.


  • Prior experience with Unemployment Insurance Benefits systems  preferred
  • Proven working experience in COBOL development and MVS JCL
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL
  • Experience in developing and consuming SOAP web services utilizing CICS Web Services and XML.
  • Experience in working in teams using Agile methodologies


  • COBOL  (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • JCL  (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • VSAM  (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • CICS COBOL and BMS   (10 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • DB2 SQL (6 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • DFSORT or SYNCSORT (6 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • TSO/ISPF (6 years of experience REQUIRED)
  • IBM MQSeries (4 years of experience HIGHLY DESIRED)
  • Unix System Services (1 year experience HIGHLY DESIRED)
  • Expeditor (1 year experience HIGHLY DESIRED)



Contact the recruiter working on this position:

The recruiter working on this position is Karthik Gudaboinya(Shaji Team)
His/her contact number is +(1) (703) 5742066
His/her contact email is

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