Mainframe/COBOL Developer

Location: Malaysia


Mainframe/COBOL Developer

This position is open to overseas candidates


  • Collaborate with business stakeholders on new requirements.
  • Analysis of user stories and assessment of changes required in the system.
  • Participate in Agile ceremonies (Daily Stand-up, Sprint Planning, Retrospective)
  • Story points estimation and sub-task estimation.
  • Design program specifications aligning to COBOL/JCL coding best practices for efficient system performance
  • Perform Cobol/CICS program coding and testing 
  • JIRA/ Confluence updates
  • User Acceptance Testing support that includes test environment set-up/configuration, batch execution and responding to business queries and clarifications.
  • Supports project deployment activities and post implementation monitoring.
  • Supports production issue investigation and resolution whenever need arises.


  • Working experience in Credit/Debit Card Systems.
  • Must possess at least 10-year experience in CICS, COBOL, JCL, VSAM, MVS, z/OS and mainframe environment
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in Agile project delivery and DEVOPS tools.
  • Ability to prioritise and work on multiple tasks/ projects.
  • Possess self-initiative and work with minimal supervision.
  • API/SOLACE/JAVA knowledge/skills.
  • Automation skills
  • Knowledge in Easytrieve, REXX, SAS, ABEND AID, FileAid, Endeavor, Expeditor would be added advantage

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