Development Expert (COBOL/Mainframe)

Job Title: Development Expert (COBOL/Mainframe)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 236895_1625629016
Contact Name: Cinar Irfan
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 08, 2021 12:06

Job Description

Overview of proposed project

We are seeking experienced COBOL/Mainframe developers to undertake technical research and analysis to drive the design, and the development of high-quality solutions in support of business and technical requirements.

They lead and provide technical management. The COBOL developer operates with a significant degree of independence and works under the broad guidance of a manager to deliver quality outcomes. They operate with a high level of autonomy, with decision- making highly dependent on their own judgment.

Key Tasks / Duties may include:

  • translate technical and market trends into development strategy
  • accountable for the analysis, design, development, prototyping, unit testing and maintenance activities
  • ensure compliance with endorsed software development methodologies
  • implement methodology, manage and lead change and actively contribute to the
  • agency's strategic direction
  • develop strategy to ensure high code quality and long-term maintenance of a product's code base
  • ensure development productivity and excellence in quality
  • conduct impact analysis, evaluate, and report on technical feasibility and risks for development projects
  • proactively share knowledge and expertise as the subject matter expert, and provide assistance and mentorship to less experienced colleagues
  • oversee operations of teams, including providing a clear sense of direction, setting work priorities and managing resources
  • provide direction and support to development teams to ensure high quality solution realisation
  • resolve very complex, sensitive and/or escalated technical issues

To be successful in the role, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience as a highly specialised COBOL/Mainframe Developer
  • Demonstrated experience delivering end to end solutions and leading a team of developers in a complex environment.
  • Ability to analyse complex systems, understand architecture and produce high level designs and Solution documents
  • Sound understanding of different design patterns and hands on experience with delivering solutions using JavaEE, web services, Git and DB2.
  • Understands relational database concepts and the use of SQL, and implement high performance database solutions
  • Understands Agile concepts and delivers work in Agile environment

For more information or to apply, please contact Cinar Irfan on 02 6268 9702 quoting Job Reference: 236895