COBOL Migration Consultant x2

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
4-6 months ++
From:
Mercator IT Solutions
Place:
Berkshire
Date:
02/26/2016
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1078974

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Cobol Migration Consultant required.

I am urgently seeking for x2 Migration Consultants to cover the following contracts based in Slough in Berkshire.

Knowledge and Experience

The successful candidate requires strong consultancy skills and must be an excellent motivator of individuals in order to meet deadlines and manage change. You will have real-world experience of delivering concurrent small & medium scale projects on time and within budget.

Experience:

  • 10+ years 3GL, preferably Cobol
  • VMS/VME a considerable advantage
  • IDMS, TPMS, SCL, Application Master an advantage
  • C++, C# an advantage but not essential
  • Exact toolset training will be provided

Essential Skills:

Strong communication skills, written and spoken

Well presented and good interpersonal skills

Comfortable in both structured and unstructured working environments

Experienced Migration Consultant with a successful track record of delivering application and data migration solutions from Legacy systems such as VME and VMS.

The Migration Consultant will specialise in refactoring VMS and VME Legacy systems from Cobol to C++ and other languages. This role requires in depth Cobol skills and extensive real-world experience preferably in a broad range of business software systems. This role involves the application of Transoft technologies to help deliver a sustainable future for crucial business applications.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Learn and operate the modernisation toolset
  • Function as an effective project team member
  • Maintain a cooperative nature at all times
  • Maintain the ability to both take instruction and work under own initiative as required.
  • Ability to maintain a sharp focus on and finish intensive projects.
  • Maintaining an awareness of technological developments and best practice and adapt and apply new ideas as appropriate
  • Successfully handing over solutions to relevant internal or external staff, including knowledge transfer
  • Delivering and promoting quality, excellence and continuous service improvement for Professional Services engagements
  • Keeping abreast of new features and functions made available within the suitable suite of products