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Senior Cobol Developer/Team Lead, Vice President, Hybrid- Local Irvine CA

State Street Corporation
California City, USA
Closing date
May 28, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Who we are looking for
State Street IMS is seeking a full-time Senior Cobol developer to support the Investment Book of Records development team. The candidate will lead/manage development projects required to support existing and new functionality for our in-house suite of applications written in Cobol.

Responsibilities will include hands-on development, coaching/leading analysts and developers to architect high-end solutions, overseeing the creation and execution of test plans according to State Street's published Development Process Framework. Additionally, the candidate will engage in a leadership role for our production support team.

This role can be performed in a hybrid model, where you can balance work from home and office to match your needs and role requirements.

What you will be responsible for
As Senior Cobol Developer/Project Lead you will
  • Work on complex, deadline driven projects with minimal supervision.
  • Work on multiple projects on a monthly release cycle.
  • Provide technical expertise in analyzing, designing, estimating, and developing software application with minimum requirements.
  • Provide technical subject matter expertise in reviewing, analyzing, and resolving complex issues.
  • Ensure testing coverage and documentation is complete for each software release.
  • Handle release weekend support and production support.

What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role
  • Ability to lead projects and efficiently interact with stakeholders, analysts and developers.
  • Ability to track and provide project status to clients and senior management.
  • Ability to work independently as well as across teams as needed.
  • Ability to multi-task and succeed in a dynamic, high demand environment.
  • Strong understanding of SDLC process and project methodologies (Waterfall/Agile).
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving.

Education & Preferred Qualifications
  • The preferred candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and a minimum of 15+ years of experience as a Senior Cobol Developer/Project Lead.
  • Experience with Fujitsu NetCobol or MicroFocus Cobol desired.
  • Solid experience with relational databases required (Sybase a plus).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Exceptional interpersonal communication and strong team collaboration skills.
  • Possesses the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience testing software designed for elaborate business scenarios.
  • Aptitude for learning new things and flexibility to adapt and follow guidelines.

Additional requirements
  • MQ, UNIX and UNIX shell scripting required.
  • Experience in the financial industry with knowledge of trade flow and corporate actions a plus.

Are you the right candidate? Yes!
We truly believe in the power that comes from the diverse backgrounds and experiences our employees bring with them. Although each vacancy details what we are looking for, we don't necessarily need you to fulfil all of them when applying. If you like change and innovation, seek to see the bigger picture, make data driven decisions and are a good team player, you could be a great fit.
Why this role is important to us
Our technology function, Global Technology Services (GTS), is vital to State Street and is the key enabler for our business to deliver data and insights to our clients. We're driving the company's digital transformation and expanding business capabilities using industry best practices and advanced technologies such as cloud, artificial intelligence and robotics process automation.

We offer a collaborative environment where technology skills and innovation are valued in a global organization. We're looking for top technical talent to join our team and deliver creative technology solutions that help us become an end-to-end, next-generation financial services company.

Join us if you want to grow your technical skills, solve real problems and make your mark on our industry.

About State Street
What we do. State Street is one of the largest custodian banks, asset managers and asset intelligence companies in the world. From technology to product innovation, we're making our mark on the financial services industry. For more than two centuries, we've been helping our clients safeguard and steward the investments of millions of people. We provide investment servicing, data & analytics, investment research & trading and investment management to institutional clients.
Work, Live and Grow. We make all efforts to create a great work environment. Our benefits packages are competitive and comprehensive. Details vary by location, but you may expect generous medical care, insurance and savings plans, among other perks. You'll have access to flexible Work Programs to help you match your needs. And our wealth of development programs and educational support will help you reach your full potential.
Inclusion, Diversity and Social Responsibility. We truly believe our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives are a powerful contributor to creating an inclusive environment where everyone can thrive and reach their maximum potential while adding value to both our organization and our clients. We warmly welcome candidates of diverse origin, background, ability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and personality. Another fundamental value at State Street is active engagement with our communities around the world, both as a partner and a leader. You will have tools to help balance your professional and personal life, paid volunteer days, matching gift programs and access to employee networks that help you stay connected to what matters to you.
State Street is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Salary Range:
$130,000 - $212,500 Annual
The range quoted above applies to the role in the primary location specified. If the candidate would ultimately work outside of the primary location above, the applicable range could differ.

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