Software Developer COBOL

Shaw Systems is a national software development company that has an established record of solid financial performance and an excellent reputation for providing quality products.

We are seeking a motivated individual to work as a Software Developer with our credit-based financial software products in our Richmond, VA office. This individual has application development experience using COBOL in a financial or corporate environment that runs on multiple platforms. Candidates should be prompt, organized and creative as well as being reliable, a team player and focused on the tasks at hand.


  • Works under general supervision and performs maintenance and development tasks on existing software products
  • Proven practical programming and testing experience
  • Major impact on productivity and service levels
  • Responsible for coding, testing, and developing /debugging new system enhancements and making changes to existing software
  • Develops specifications that are subject to review and approval by higher level staff and/or business analysts
  • Code development is subject to review and approval
  • Has a good understanding of the business application and works independently or with higher level staff and/or technical support to resolve application software problems as necessary
  • Responsible for resolving customer issues, either through coding changes or suggesting procedural changes
  • Must be available 24/7 for Production Support
  • Some travel required
  • Interfacing with our client base providing technical and user customer support
  • Daily problem solving, customer training, and installation assistance
  • Strong analytical skills are required in order to work through technical challenges with minimal supervision


  • Mainframe programming experience with CICS, MVS JCL, COBOL, DB2
  • PC experience with MS Office
  • MicroFocus COBOL, Fujitsu NetCOBOL, and MS SQL Server a plus
  • A college degree in Computer Science, MIS or Business preferred
  • Banking and/or finance background preferred
  • Formal presentations experience a plus

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