COBOL Developer

This role supports the technical operations of the client assigned.

Location: Taguig City

Status: Active

# of Positions Available: 1

Job Description
  • Conduct analysis on Business Requirements and prepares program specifications at the systems level for simple to minor systems or modules
  • Develop or maintain, test and implement modules according to system specifications. Identify all possible scenarios and prepares tests for the systems under development.
  • Executes test plan during development and system testing and provide user acceptance testing or other testing support as required to ensure that the system processing reflects user requirements / designs
  • Provides post-implementation and production support for systems including analysis of production problems
  • Performs implementation activities such as program promotions, installation of the system, training and tutorial for end users
  • Performs development/update of the Users Manual, Systems Manual and Operations Manual
  • Provides updates and status reports to the project manager during the course of a development and related support activities
  • In charge of a system module. Identifies areas for improvement /enhancement on existing system module or on the entire system, and on new ones being developed
  • Determines, analyzes, and transforms business requirements to produce design specifications at the system and programming levels
Job Qualifications/Requirements
  • Required skills:
    • 3 years or more in Cobol Programming, DB2, JCL, MVS/TSO and SQL/SPUFI
    • Competent Systems Analysis and Design skills
    • Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) major tasks and deliverables
  • Preferred skills but NOT required:
    • Production support experience
    • ITIL
    • Agile experience
  • Soft skills:
    • Decisiveness (Competent)
    • Communication (Competent)
    • Customer Service Orientation (Competent)
    • Tolerance for Stress (Competent)
    • Fast Cycle (Competent) 
    • Work Standards / Quality Orientation (Competent)
  • Other requirements:
    • ​College/University Degree, preferably in Computer Science, Engineering & Mathematics
    • Background in Banking, Financial and Life Insurance business is a plus
    • Applies competent programming skills in at least one of the supported Sun Life platforms
    • Able to apply the development methodology used in Sun Life (Entry) foundational knowledge of Systems Development Life Cycles, its stages, major tasks and deliverables