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Senior COBOL Engineer
Date Posted:  9/16/2021
Job ID:  Job #4315
Employment Type: Contract
Location: HerndonVirginia
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We are hiring for a Senior COBOL Engineer for a company that provides strategic solutions for platforms and missions across air, land, and sea domains. 

If you are ready to develop and implement concept of operations for our government customers’ range instrumentation systems, This could be a great opportunity for you!

STAND 8 provides end to end IT solutions to enterprise partners across the United States and with offices in Morrisville, LA, Atlanta, New York and more.

Analyze COBOL programs and Data structures involved in the mainframe system. Understand the complex business rules in the COBOL programs. Convert COBOL copy books to SAP Data services copy book objects. Understand the JCLs involved for job dependency and datasets involved in the process. Re-design the COBOL process to a SQL procedure-based process or SAP Data services based process depending on the complexity of the business rules. Design the table structures in Sybase IQ database matching with O/P datasets. Implement all validation rules and re-formatting required in the process. Compare the O/P of the COBOL process to the re-engineered O/P. Design the process to handle billions of rows every month using T-SQL Procedures. Support IV&V for testing and validation. Resolve production issues related to SAP Data services Jobs. Help SAP admin team to resolve SAP environment related issues.


  • Knowledgeable in: COBOL, JCL, SAP Data services, SAP HANA, Sybase IQ, SQL, T-SQL, Linux
  • Experience in working with large databases.
  • Experience in batch process.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with Public Trust Clearance (or higher).

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