COBOL / CICS / JCL Programmer

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Posted Date 2 years ago(3/21/2018 5:53 PM)
# of Openings
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SoluStaff is actively recruiting a COBOL/CICS/JCL Programmer for its customer located in Center City Philadelphia.  The Programmer will conduct detailed reviews of existing CICS, Job Control Language, (JCL and Procedure libraries) and COBOL Code to determine system integration points between current legacy systems relative to the Targeted systems to identify all data touch points, recommend and document interface needs reviewing data file layouts and assist in the mapping of data from the legacy system to a new Oracle HCM ERP.


  • Develop, test and implement changes to the legacy systems as needed.
  • Develop, test and implement interfaces, including as needed secure file transfer protocol (SFTP) data transfers.
  • Develop, modify, test and implement changes to existing legacy system JCL streams.
  • Document all changes and interfaces.
  • Work closely with customer team to define integration points.
  • Analysis of existing code to implement modifications.
  • Adherence to city standards and procedures.
  • Tests enhancements to coding changes.


  • Proficiency in systems analysis.
  • Proficiency in CICS and Batch COBOL.
  • Proficiency in TSO MVS JCL.
  • Ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing to IT and non-IT staff.
  • Skilled in testing theory and procedures.
  • Ability to analyze and formulate solutions to complex problems.
  • Ability to design and recommend efficient solutions to requests.
  • Meets the requirements of the set time schedule.
  • Experience in performing the needed analysis for application replacements for new application systems and with a continuing legacy environment.
  • Experience working with Payroll and Time Keeping applications is a plus.


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