Our client, a financial services company with offices in Stellenbosch and Sandton h is seeking to employ COBOL Developers, to be responsible for the writing and coding of individual programs for Back-End applications according to specifications.
The ideal candidate should have matric with a relevant IT qualification and a minimum of 3+ years solid and recent COBOL programming experience.
Purpose of the role
Responsible for the task and project design and development of Bank’s Core Banking application and related solutions and implementations, according to specifications.
National Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or National Certificate (Vocational)
A relevant IT tertiary qualification (diploma / degree) would be ideal
3-5 years’ proven experience in COBOL development within an on-line and / or batch environment
Experience in the following development languages :
JCL (Job Control Language) or equivalent
Knowledge of :
IT systems development processes
Standards and governance
Banking systems environment
Knowledge of the following would be ideal :
System architecture (technical design and implementation processes)
Solid understanding of :
Banking business model
Best practices for Quality Assurance (QA)
Communication skills (written and verbal) in English
Interpersonal / Relationship management skills
Negotiation and influencing
Mind-set and attitude
Analytical, diagnostic and problem solving skills
Process and organisational thinking
Attention to detail
Adaptability to change
Willingness to take ownership and accountability
Planning and organizing skills
Ability to work under own initiative without guidance, cope well under sustained pressure and deliver to deadlines
Ability to deal with multiple projects at the same time
Ability to motivate self and team
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Should you not hear from us after 30 days you may consider your application unsuccessful
In keeping with our client’s employment equity requirements, only South African citizens will be considered.
Please include your current salary and salary expectations.