Senior/Lead Cobol Developer,




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Project Description

We are looking Cobol experts for multi application portfolio of applications in banking domain.

The applications are divided between 5 teams built around Payments, Credit Risks and Regulatory reporting.

Our team is a vibrant community of 40+ Cobol experts and growing waiting for you to exchange with ideas and experiences.

The immediate focus for the development of urgent new features and support of existing solutions.

A long term plan is to migrate read operations to Java microservices + Kafka. The extra theme is a rationalization of current assets.

This role is an opportunity for you to grow your technical expertise and make a difference across alliance of 56+ banks.


    - Development of new features and onboarding new data streams
    - Creating and maintaining API's
    - Manual and Automated testing
    - Test and DevOps Automation
    - Design and Architecture
    - Planning and execution
    - Statistics and data analysis
    - Creating and maintaining batching jobs


Must have

    Experience with IBM Mainframe Z13 and Z/oS
    In depth knowledge of COBOL
    Experience with development and maintenance of DB2
    Experience using MQ
    Experience with development and maintenance of JCL
    Experience with CICS and TSO
    Candidates with knowledge about XML/JSON will be preferred
    Experience in Jira, Confluence, Git, Bitbucket
    Experience with unit testing and CI/CD

    Have a agile mindset or wish to become agile
    Be a team player
    An aspiration to work with new technologies and implement in a way that creates maximum business value to BEC
    Ability to independently analyse, set the task, propose solution, sell solution and deliver it
    Personal high standards for the quality
    Be able to take initiatives and take contact, to ensure the deliverance
    Be able to work independently even in a team setting
    Good problem-solving skills.
    Good verbal and written communications skills.
    Ability to learn and work independently.

Nice to have

    Hands on apache Kafka and Java experience is an advantage but you will have time and means to learn both
    Payments, Cards, Credit Risk or AML experience is a huge advantage
    Rexx, Assembler is a plus


English: B2 Upper Intermediate

Relocation package

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Work Type

Cobol (Mainframe)

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