12 Mar 2020

Full-Time Software engineer Cobol and Modernization

Accenture – Posted by AccentureAnywhere

Job Description

We are looking for a Software engineer Cobol and Modernization, to join our growing team of technology experts at Accenture Belgium (Head Office in Brussels).

Our practice is open for both experienced legacy developers and starting developers who are interested to start a career in a practice which touches both the legacy mainframe world and the world of migration and modernization towards new and exciting technologies.

As a Mainframe Developer you will support the Mainframe environment using technologies like JCL, COBOL, DB2 and CICS as well as provide design documents, technical functional specifications and communicate effectively with key stakeholders.

As a Modernization expert you will help transform leading organizations and communities across all industries by translating system requirements into the design and development of migrated or new agile systems using innovating technologies.

The success of their business is in your hands as you transform vital business needs into code and drive innovation. You will have access to the latest education, modern tools and technology, and a limitless career path with one of the leading innovators of IBM technologies.

Your Job

Depending on the program, you will:
Participate in the entire Software Development Life Cycle; concept, design, build, deploy, test, release to production and support.
Capture and document functional requirements via interviews or workshops.
Collaborate with other developers in a team atmosphere to deliver a complete project from start to finish.
Develop or modify large and complex solutions that require analysis and research, using Cobol, PL1, JCL and IDMS.
Develop secondary skills in modern technologies (Blockchain, API, Docker,…) to propose and drive innovation at the client.
Designs, prepare, executes and documents unit tests.
Analyze, identify and troubleshoot issues and provide appropriate resolution.
Support System Tests to correct identified defects.
Perform tasks within planned durations to meet established deadlines.
Provide documentation support.
Keep up to date on latest industry trends and developer tools.
Lead and coach a team.

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

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 73 days.

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