Cobol Legacy Developers

Job Title: Cobol Legacy Developers
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 16997 / AEJ
Contact Name: Anya Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 19, 2020 14:48

Job Description

Cobol Legacy Developers - Newcastle - Up to £500 per day - 6 months - Some remote working 

GSA Techsource are currently recruiting for 2 Cobol Developers working for a Central Government Client based in Newcastle. 

The successful candidates will be working on a large legacy application modernisation programme.

  • MF COBOL development
  • To support the analysis of the source code
  • Complete additional inventory documentation as required
  • Develop simple test scripts to use in code conversion phases
  • To answer ad-hoc queries from the project team
  • Application support and application maintenance
  • Experience of using Cobol and/or MF (Microfocus) Cobol and associated development environment and tools
  • Knowledge of VME Architecture
Should have some of the following:
  • Experience of IST Execution and Defect Triage
  • Background on legacy / Pensions IT Systems
  • Pensions Strategy Computer System
  • VME transformation experience
  • Visual Studio/Eclipse
  • SQL
  • GIT
  • OPSTRAT Middleware
  • OSMP Platform
  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban
  • Oracle RDBMS
  • Data Dictionary Emulation
  • SCL Emulator (TSCL)
  • Red Hat Linux
  • Batch Architecture
  • Integration Solutions
  • Oracle Tuxedo
If this role is of interest, please apply online and I will be in touch. Please do not call the office as GSA are working remotely. If you have any questions please contact me via email and I will be able assist from there.

GSA Techsource Ltd operates as an Employment Agency when recruiting for permanent vacancies, and an Employment Business when recruiting for contract vacancies. All contract rates quoted are to Ltd companies.

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