17 Mar 2020

Full-Time Mainframe Cobol Consultant

Accenture – Posted by AccentureAnywhere

Job Description

We are looking for an Experienced Mainframe COBOL consultant, with experience in application software engineering for Accenture Belgium (Head Office in Brussels). You will be working closely with your team to design, develop, deploy and maintain client applications, either in a stand-alone project or as part of a larger program. Along your career as Hostcentric consultant, challenging opportunities and responsibilities will be given to expend your expertise in the Mainframe Modernization and Replatforming areas and to serve as Hostcentric applications subject matter expert within the Accenture organization, serving global and local customers across all industries. Management and team leading, participation in presales and sales activities will also be opportunities offered to you.

Your job

Depending on the program, you will:
Execute planning activities for Hostcentric projects: definition of scope, effort and timeline in your area of expertise;
Undertake assessments and define the solution blueprint for various scenarios: implementation, upgrade, integration and outsourcing of Mainframe Applications;
Design and deliver Mainframe solutions and ensure these solutions are embedded into the client organization;
Capture and document functional requirements via interviews or workshops;
Liaise with the development team (on-shore or off-shore) to communicate requirements and follow-up progress;
Lead and coach a team;
Organize, execute and supervise integration and user acceptance tests;
Provide production support and full solution handover to the client or delivery/application maintenance centers;
Expand Mainframe Modernization and Replatforming practice assets portfolio

Your Team

Accenture Technology leverages design thinking, industry insights and the latest digital methodologies to help clients innovate, grow and improve their businesses. Our expertise, capabilities and experience mean that our clients (including some of the biggest brands in the world) trust us to find the right solutions for their needs.

Together with our talented international colleagues, we focus on connecting the needs of businesses with the new possibilities that come with technological progress. Because that’s where the real challenges are: inventing and testing things that have never been tried before, getting new applications ready for roll-out, and ultimately guiding clients to select and implement the right technologies to transform their businesses.

Your background

University or bachelor’s degree in information technology, or a business-related university degree with a strong IT affinity;
Minimum 2 years Mainframe Applications development (i.e. COBOL, PL1, CICS, DB2);
Consultancy mindset;
Experience with testing and conversion tools are a plus;
Team player with strong ability to adapt into a new environment;
Excellent research and problem-solving skills;
Verbal and written communication skills in English, Dutch or French
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.
For experienced legacy developers: Working knowledge of COBOL/PL1, JCL programming, relational databases, TSO, ISPF.
Experience with testing and conversion tools are a plus;
Verbal and written communication skills in English, Dutch or French;
Team player with strong ability to adapt into a new environment.
Excellent research and problem-solving skills.
Experience with modern target solutions (API’s, Java, Docker, Blockchain) are a plus.

Our offer

Accenture is an incredible place to work – and keep learning. By joining us, you’ll become part of a global company with a world-class brand and reputation. Besides the work we do for our clients, we’re really proud of our vibrant, diverse workplace culture: we believe in openness and honesty, fairness and equality, common sense and realism. We want to get to know the real you and help you explore and grow – whatever it is you’re great at. So you will always have lots of learning opportunities (formal and informal) to improve your role-specific skills and expertise.

Besides our high-profile, challenging projects and our nurturing work environment, we offer excellent employee benefits, including:

13th month + holiday allowance
20 + 12 holidays
Laptop and smartphone
Hospitalization insurance and extensive group insurance package
Bonus program
Training & learning opportunities
Green mobility program: e-bikes, public transport, bike 2 work allowance,…
Flexrewards: decide on your rewards package with our flexible benefits tool
Discount program: get discounts at your favorite (online) shops
Employee shares purchase plan
And many more!

Are you ready to join Accenture for a career where you can be yourself and do what you love? Apply now and change the world around you.

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Job Categories: Consulting. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in 78 days.

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