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Sr Mainframe Developer at Cognizant

Posted in Information Technology 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Hartford, Connecticut

Job Description:

Role: Sr Mainframe Developer

Cognizant is looking for a Sr Mainframe Developer in developing customized product for our clients. The role is expected to drive technology discussions and analyze the current landscape for gaps in addressing business needs. Cognizant needs a motivated individual to challenge the status quo and provide thought leadership/best practices to enhance our current services and technologies.


An ideal candidate is someone who enjoys working in a fast paced, collaborative environment.  Someone that values the “team” and leverages the opinions and expertise of their teammates to deliver quality.

Cognizant will not sponsor H-1B or other U.S. work authorization, or lawful permanent residence (otherwise known as a “Green Card”) for this role.

Job Summary:

Senior Developer with Mainframe background  and extensive knowledge on COBOL  DB2  and JCL. Additional advantage  -  VSAM  basic CICS  MQs

Must Have Skills:

  • Mainframe Utilities

  • JCL

  • DB2


Good To Have Skills:


  • VSAM

About Cognizant:

Headquartered in the U.S, Cognizant is a member of the S&P-500, Nasdaq-100, Fortune 200, and was recently ranked as the #1 Fastest Growing “All Star” by Fortune Magazine. Cognizant leverages a highly flexible business model, a seamless global delivery network, and deep domain expertise to deliver to a long list of world-class companies that are leaders in their own space.



Technical Skills

SNo Primary Skill Proficiency Level * Rqrd./Dsrd.
1 Mainframe Utilities PL2 Required
2 ANSI SQL PL2 Desired
3 VSAM PL2 Desired
4 JCL PL2 Required
5 DB2 PL2 Required
6 COBOL PL2 Required


* Proficiency Legends

Proficiency Level Generic Reference
PL1 The associate has basic awareness and comprehension of the skill and is in the process of acquiring this skill through various channels.
PL2 The associate possesses working knowledge of the skill, and can actively and independently apply this skill in engagements and projects.
PL3 The associate has comprehensive, in-depth and specialized knowledge of the skill. She / he has extensively demonstrated successful application of the skill in engagements or projects.
PL4 The associate can function as a subject matter expert for this skill. The associate is capable of analyzing, evaluating and synthesizing solutions using the skill.

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