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Sr. COBOL Programmer at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Bentonville, Arkansas

Job Description:

Sr. COBOL Programmer


Applicants are required to be eligible to lawfully work in the U.S. immediately; employer will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work authorization (such as an H-1B visa) for this opportunity.


We have a Sr. COBOL Programmer. The position is Permanent opportunity. Selected candidates must be willing to join at a short notice.


Qualified candidates should be willing to work at Bentonville, AR


Number of Positions: 1


The ideal candidates will possess the following:


Must Have Skills: COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, IMS/DB, VSAM


Desired Skills: Mainframe


Job Roles / Responsibilities:   



  • Must be a team player embracing ethics and professionalism, willing to learn and coach

  • Experience designing, developing, testing and implementing software with a solid understanding of Mainframe technology stack

  • Experience in development lifecycle of at least one medium to large-scale server-side project

  • Good understanding and working knowledge with any one or more of COBOL, JCL, DB2, CICS, IMS/DB, VSAM

  • Document and demonstrate solutions through documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code reviews/comments and testing overviews


  • Exposure/Experience in Easytrieve, MQ, CA-7, IMS/DC 

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance.

  • 401k & Employee Stock Purchase Plans.

  • 2 weeks of vacation and major holidays off.

  • Tremendous opportunity for growth and advancement.

  • A professional, challenging environment as part of a world class talented team.


Cognizant is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Cognizant is committed to ensuring that all current and prospective associates are afforded equal opportunities and treatment and a work environment free of harassment.

We will only be able to respond to those candidates that most closely meet our criteria.

Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 IMS DB NA Desired
2 ANSI SQL NA Desired
3 CICS NA Required
4 VSAM NA Required
5 PL/1 NA Desired
6 JCL NA Required
7 COBOL NA Required


Domain Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Collab Plan Forecst&Replen-Rtl NA Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.


About Cognizant

Cognizant is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant, a member of the NASDAQ-100, is ranked 205 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at follow us on Twitter:USJobsCognizant.

Cognizant is recognized as a Military Friendly Employer and is a coalition member of the Veteran Jobs Mission. Our Cognizant Veterans Network assists Veterans in building and growing a career at Cognizant that allows them to leverage the leadership, loyalty, integrity, and commitment to excellence instilled in them through participation in military service.