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VIVA USA Inc COBOL Developer in Des Moines, Iowa

Req Ref No: MKIAII161 Location: Des Moines, IA Duration: 12.0 months



We are looking for a COBOL Developer with experience in building high-performing, scalable, enterprise-grade applications. The individual will be part of a talented software team that works on mission-critical applications using Agile methodologies. The project is for enhancement and maintenance of components for the client project system and implementation of enhancements related to the CARES act and forthcoming extensions.


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 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) Skills :

COBOL Required 10 Years CICS (COBOL API) Required 10 Years CICS (BMS) Required 10 Years CICS Web Services API (both as producer and consumer) Required 10 Years DB2 SQL Required 10 Years TSO/ISPF/Panvalet Required 10 Years IBM MQseries Required 10 Years DFSORT or Syncsort Required 10 Years Unix System Services Required 10 Years Expeditor Required 10 Years Oracle SQL Required 10 Years IBM Developer for z/OS Required 10 Years IBM Data Studio/Oracle SQL Developer/DBVisualizer or other data query tools Required 10 Years SOAPUI or similar web services testing tools Required 10 Years MS Word/Excel/Visio Required 10 Years

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.