Mastech Digital is an IT Staffing and Digital Transformation Services company.

Mainframe/Cobol Programmer

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Location: Durham, NC
Job Code: 271109
Posted: Nov 18, 2022

Mastech Digital provides digital and mainstream technology staff as well as Digital Transformation Services for all American Corporations. We are currently seeking a Mainframe/Cobol Programmer for our client in the Financial Services domain. We value our professionals, providing comprehensive benefits and the opportunity for growth. This is a Contract position, and the client is looking for someone to start immediately.

Duration: 5+ Months Contract

Location: Remote

Role: Mainframe/Cobol Programmer

Primary Skills: Mainframe, COBOL

Role Description: The Mainframe/Cobol Programmer must have at least 8+ years of experience. For this role, you must be someone who can read COBOL and mainframe scripts, Business logic, and work with other SA to determine existing database/mainframe reports and ultimately convert to existing or new relational database sources.


• Opportunity to collaborate with other SA’s to gain an understanding of source of existing databases and downstream impacts.

• Could lead to long-term employment either within the squad or to another squad

Required Skills:

• Needs COBOL mainframe experience (read existing report scripts in COBOL and understand/document source of data)- will consider COBOL Developer for this role as well

• Proficiency in writing system requirements and supporting documentation (Diagram business processes and workflows)

• Experience working in collaboration with business partners and stakeholders to understand requirements.

Nice to Have:

• Experience with ViewDirect


• Read existing COBOL report scripts to understand and document the sources of data, transformations and or calculations, and dependencies

• Work with both system and business owners of existing mainframe reports to understand and document current use and audience of the reports

• Partner with relational database analysts and developers to identify new source data.

Expertise and Required Skills:

• Prior experience with COBOL development language in either a systems analyst or developer capacity

• Excellent written and oral communication skills, allowing you to interview Business partners to understand project objectives, use cases and requirements

• Proficiency in writing system requirements and all the supporting documentation, including the ability to diagram business processes and system workflows

• The ability to optimally take direction and work independently to accomplish objectives.

• A solid grasp of the financial services industry, attained through training and application experience.

• Experience with ViewDirect desirable

Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Information Technology or another related field or Equivalent

Experience: Minimum 8+ years of experience

Relocation: This position will not cover relocation expenses

Travel: No

Local Preferred: Yes

Note: Must be able to work on a W2 basis (No C2C)

Recruiter Name: Sandeep Pal

Recruiter Phone: 763-307-4940

Equal Employment Opportunity 

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