Job Title

Technical Lead – Mainframe COBOL (Onshore)

Work Location

Cincinnati, OH

Job Type


Job Description

Position Description & Responsibilities: As an experienced Mainframe Cobol developer, one should understand Banking industry domain and have hands on experience of working as developer for small & medium size projects. One should be good in problem solving, communication, interacting with various stakeholders from IT and LOB.


Primary Roles/Responsibilities:

  • Create general system design
  • Create technical specifications, clearly defining the programming effort required for new and changed programs, and interfaces to existing products.
  • Provide estimates for the programming effort defined in the technical specifications.
  • Identify potential roadblocks, risks and develop around them.
  • Develop code that matches the specification, is maintainable and defect free.
  • Complete project deliveries within time estimates.
  • Work with offshore counterpart and team members, review their deliverables and help them delivering.
  • Mentor other Developers, Support or Quality Assurance in understanding product architecture, new functionality, and in identifying strategies for problem resolution.
  • Provide L2/L3 production support

Job Requirements

  • At least 8 years of hands on experience on Mainframe COBOL
  • Advanced hands on experience in COBOL is required.
  • Experience in COBOL, DB2, SAS and JCL in a z/OS environment is required.
  • Experience in project life cycle phases including analysis, design, programming and implementation
  • Excellent organization, verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision
  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.
  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Networks with SMEs outside own area of expertise.
  • Experience in IBM Debug tool for z/OS, IBM Fault Analyzer, IBM File Manager, IBM Application Performance Analyzer, SPUFI

Optional Requirements

*United IT Solutions is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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