Application Developer- COBOL

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Job Description

If you are looking for an opportunity that will allow you to develop yourself professionally, look no further. Allstate values innovative thinkers - passionate leaders who are eager to learn and grow.

The Application Developer develops code for intermediate modules, participates in design reviews, conducts code reviews, creates test plans and participates in testing reviews, and resolves moderate defects. The Sr. Consultant designs, documents, reviews, and maintains components of software solutions for intermediate projects.

This position is for a Cyberlife Mainframe Application Developer, proficient in COBOL.

Key Responsibilities

  • Evaluate detailed business, functional, and high-level technical requirements, including recovery, security, and audit.
  • Design detailed technical components with high-level architecture.
  • Develop or confirm detailed project or system change estimates or project plans. Develop code for intermediate modules, following documentation and development standards.


Job Qualifications

  • Associates, or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent work.
  • 3-5 years of application development experience required.
  • Experience in Cyberlife Mainframe and COBOL highly preferred.
  • Life Insurance background is preferred, but not required


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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