Sr Application Developer – COBOL
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
This position will analyze, estimate, design, develop, test and support computer programs and applications for all internal and external processes. This position also helps support the development of new processes, procedures and applications to help maintain day-to-day operations.
Qualifications Requirement: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Responsibilities: • Ability to demonstrate, understand and apply our workplace mission, vision and values. • Analyze and document user information needs or business problems and determine the most effective/efficient programming solution using structured analysis and design methods. • Create programming specifications based on the functional requirements. • Document the processes and procedures for all software applications that are developed. • Develop software applications based on requirements documents according to standards. • Critically review all programs prior to implementation to verify consistency and conformance with established departmental guidelines, policies and practices as well as industry standard guidelines. • Perform acceptance testing and program implementation for assigned systems and/or projects. • Debug new and current applications to ensure proper results. • Maintain current applications and recommend system changes and enhancements. • Troubleshoot problems with internal departments as well as external customers. • Provide technical assistance to internal departments as well as external customers. • Maintain a consistent, high quality, customer-focused approach when conducting business and providing services or products to internal departments as well as external customers. • Interact with all levels of personnel in a way that promotes respect, encourages cooperation, and contributes to excellent performance. • Maintain professional knowledge of current trends and developments in the field and applies pertinent new knowledge to performance of other responsibilities. • Participate in ongoing training and education.
Work & Education Experience Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field • 10+ years of related work experience with systems that support Point-of-Sale and Batch processes using COBOL • Hands on experience with ISAM files • Considerable experience with deployments of COBOL application running on Unix or Linux • Experience working on applications that require Data Mapping • Experience working in Agile environment • Experience working on Migration of legacy systems • Experience supporting production environments for Transaction Processing Systems • Hands on experience with file system databases & RDBMS (MS SQL, MySQL, etc). • Experience in Health Care Industry • Experience in leading small to mid-size teams • COBOL, Linux, Shell Scripting, Microsoft Office, SQL • Experience with Microfocus RM/COBOL, preferred • Experience with AWS CodeCommit preferred • Experience with Git preferred • Ability to develop a unique understanding of our brand, products, and services • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Teams, Excel, and Word.
Supervisory/Leadership Responsibilities: In conjunction with the IT Development Manager, this position oversees the Application Development team by fostering an employee-oriented company culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, employee retention and development and high performance and is responsible for the following. • Prioritize tasks for the team. • Lead a small team of 2-3 developers without any active supervision from the manager. • Supervise team’s development activities. • Provide feedback to analysis/training staff about performance considerations/usability issues concerning software specifications and implementation.