COBOL Application Developer

  • Dillard's
  • 1600 Cantrell Road, Little Rock, AR, USA
  • 05/17/2021
Full time Information Technology

Job Description

COBOL Application Developer
At Dillard’s IT, our core systems are still going strong in our mainframe environment. Every day we’re working with our business to ensure that the tools needed for our associates are up and running and continuously reliable, but it doesn’t stop there.

As a COBOL Application Developer, your job will be to ensure that new development is seamlessly integrated with existing programs, and that our systems are running smoothly while continuing the day to day operations of a retail company.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Following a SDLC of Analysis, Design, Development, Testing, Implementation, and Maintenance
  • Learning the business environment while working in a collaborative team to achieve organizational goals
  • Estimates, researches, and documents enhancements and problems
  • Ability to grasp new ideas quickly, and be able to thrive in a dynamic and diverse environment
  • Ability to maintain a schedule driven project list while handling interruptions in a timely and effective manner
  • Highly motivated, effective oral and written communicator with a positive attitude
  • Participation in an on-call rotation

Required Skills

  • 2+ years development experience
  • COBOL, z/OS, JCL, and CICS
  • Experience with relational databases, such as DB2
  • Familiarity with continuous integration pipelines
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • Ability to work onsite at Corporate Headquarters in Little Rock, AR

Desired Skills

  • Java
  • Test-driven development
  • Exposure to tools such as BMC, StarTool, DumpMaster, and QMF

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit a PDF of your resume and a PDF of your cover letter answering the following questions.

  • Tell us why you’re interested in this position. What are you looking for in a career move?
  • Give us your elevator pitch! Why are you a good fit for this position? What skills and abilities do you have that you feel make you qualified?
  • We want to ensure we’re on the same page when it comes to compensation. What is your salary expectation (amount required to move forward with your application)? Is it negotiable?
  • Our team works in our corporate office in Little Rock, AR. Are you local? If not, are you willing to relocate?

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