Cobol Software Engineer

West Sussex
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We are IT Recruitment Specialists partnered with a prestigious Global Consultancy who requires a Cobol Software Engineer for one of their Public sector clients based in Worthing/Remote.

*IR35 Status- Inside IR35


Software Engineer

6 months


Candidate can be SC Eligible

The role falls within the Data and Analytics delivery centre of market unit. The group provides a wide range of data and analytics solutions in support of business priorities: maximise revenues, bear down on avoidance and evasion, improve and transform tax systems and respond to current Covid challenges. You'll work primarily within an agile team including software architects and fellow software engineers. You will also be supported by product managers, scrum masters and solutions architects. With additional client and key stakeholder interaction as required.

The focus of your role

The design, development, testing and support of data and analytics software solutions.

Work as part of an Agile software delivery team; typically delivering within an Agile Scrum framework.

You will work on the full range of software engineering and solutions development activity; covering requirements gathering and analysis, solutions design, software coding and development, testing, implementation and operational support.

You will contribute to the software engineering communities by providing your ideas for innovation and process improvement and coaching and mentoring other team members.

What you'll bring

Experience as a software engineer delivering within large scale data analytics solutions.

Ability to operate at all stages of the software engineering life cycle

Awareness of devops culture and modern engineering practices

Experience of Agile Scrum based delivery

Proactive in nature, personal drive, enthusiasm, willingness to learn

Excellent communications skills including stakeholder management

Design solutions with understanding of the architecture and NFRs

Providing technical leadership and governance

Build engineering capability within your team and wider Data and Analytics

Responsible for impacts being produced by your team

Build high performing engineering led teams

Accountable for the quality of deliverables your team are producing, and continually look for ways to improve it



DB2 utilities





IBM utilities


File transfers

Automation techniques

Full knowledge of the development life cycle

Business Intelligence

Warehouse Design


Good to have:

IBM z/OS Systems Programming

Awareness of Configuration Management

JCL, z/OS, IBM, MS Office tools

Experience of z/OS upgrades



E5 (Cedar)


Mainframe SAS

Knowledge of Agile methodology, Jira/Confluence

Awareness of Risk, Change

If you are interested in this position and would like to learn more, please send through your CV and we will get in touch with you as soon as possible. Please note, candidates are often Shortlisted within 48 hours.

Start date
6 months
J & C Associates Ltd
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