Software Development Engineer - Cobol
The Software Development Engineer serves as a technical leader in the Software Engineering Department and plays a key role in developing industry leading software for our customers. In this role you will be responsible for defining, developing, and testing complex technical and architectural solutions that support Bank Solutions product strategies and address the market needs of Fiserv clients and their customers.
As a Software Engineer you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, where you can apply your existing knowledge to solve new market problems on almost a daily basis.
This is a full-time position in a highly collaborative environment working with other skilled software professionals to deliver high quality software to help clients improve the way they do business.
Analyzes technical and business procedures and assists in the development of detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Develops, codes, tests, debugs, maintains, modifies, and installs computer software. Recommends major changes in procedures and software development activities.
Reports To: Manager Software Engineering
Peers: Software Development Engineer, Tech Lead
Direct Reports: None
Essential Job Responsibilities:
o Lead in developing complex applications based upon technical and functional specifications
o Assisting in the development of and adhering to technical and functional standards
o Under limited direction, research, define, & complete required additions and changes to financial software products
o Under limited direction, analyze technical specifications for both creation of new or enhancing existing applications for compatibility with other systems
o Participate in strategic planning sessions and technical discussions and demonstrate the ability to assist in translating ideas into technical designs
o Interact with external, as well as, internal clients for the purpose of data gathering, assisting with design, and ensuring development of solutions that meet or exceed client expectations
o Performs other duties as required
The above statements are intended only to describe the general nature of the job, and should not be construed as an all-inclusive list of position responsibilities.
o A completed Bachelor's Degree in IT, or an Associate's degree in Computer Programming, or equivalent education in a related discipline is preferred.
Job Related Experience:
o Minimum 5+ years of experience required
o Work experience should include extensive knowledge of Core Banking products
o A successful candidate will have excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, strong communication skills, and a motivation to achieve best-in-class results
o A superior knowledge of programming (i.e. program design, flowcharting, coding, testing, debugging, etc )
o A superior knowledge of how to document program design, coding, and maintenance.
o A superior understanding of how critical project completion is to client satisfaction.
o A strong knowledge of the relationship between software and hardware interaction.
o The ability to interact with external and internal clients for the purpose of data gathering and design initiation.
o Strong writing skills are required.
o Strong leadership skills are required.
o Experience with COBOL and Enterprise Server Development is preferred.
o Familiarity with Microsoft Word & Excel
o Financial industry interest and experience is beneficial