Mainframe Developer

Davenport, IA

Posted: 04/09/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Number: 5750 Pay Rate: 80,000

Job Description

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 Our Davenport, IA client has an immediate opening for a talented Mainframe Developer! 

As our client continues to integrate their Mainframe system into our infrastructure, they require a skilled Mainframe Developer to assist in the analysis and translation of existing legacy COBOL, JCL, and PL/1 code. The successful Mainframe Developer will play a critical role in deciphering the functionality of the existing codebase, translating it into clear specifications, and facilitating our modernization efforts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze existing legacy COBOL, JCL, and PL/1 code within the IBM Mainframe environment.
  • Break down complex code structures to understand underlying functionality and business logic.
  • Translate legacy code into modern, digestible specifications to guide modernization efforts.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure accurate interpretation of code requirements.
  • Provide expertise and guidance on Mainframe system architecture and codebase.


  • Extensive hands-on experience with IBM Mainframe, COBOL, JCL, and PL/1 code.
  • Proven track record of "forensic" analysis and interpretation of Mainframe codebases.
  • Ability to dissect complex code structures and translate them into clear, actionable specifications.
  • Strong consultative skills with the ability to collaborate effectively across teams.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred.

If you are passionate about Mainframe technology and possess the skills and experience required for this role, we encourage you to apply today! 


This is a Direct Hire role.

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