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Sr. Software Engineer/COBOL Developer

Company: Protective Life Insurance
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Sr. Software Engineer/COBOL Developer
Birmingham, AL /Information Technology (IT) - Application Development /Full Time We--help protect our customers against life's uncertainties.--Regardless of--where you work within the--company, you'll be--helping provide protection and peace of mind when our customers need it most. Whether it's in--accounting, claims,--IT, investments, legal, marketing,--sales,--or another department,--come be part of a company where you can--accomplish your goals--while--contributing--to our social mission of becoming America's most protective insurance company.-- Protective Life Corporation, headquartered in Birmingham, AL, is a life insurance company founded in 1907; with subsidiaries that provide financial services through the production, distribution, and administration of a diverse array of insurance and investment products. Currently we have an opening for a Senior COBOL Developer in the Annuity Systems department located in Birmingham, Alabama. This position is responsible for making necessary modifications to our Leverage System software to support new and existing products. This position requires a highly motivated person that works well in a team environment. Responsibilities

  • Responsible for making modifications to administration system to support new and existing life and annuity products
  • Will write and communicate detailed technical specifications in support of modifications to the systems
  • Create detailed test plans in support of all modifications made to the systems
  • Required to troubleshoot problems encountered in the systems and provide highly technical solutions to fix issues within the systems
  • Provide ad-hoc reporting using Crystal Reports and SQL Requirements
    • Must be an advanced COBOL developer with a minimum of 10 years working experience in COBOL environment
    • Experience using Micro Focus COBOL or Net Express in a client/server environment is a plus
    • Insurance, Annuity or Financial industry experience is a plus
    • Good working knowledge of SQL and Crystal Reports
    • Requires excellent analytical and problem solving skills
    • Requires excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Must be able to work independently and in a team environment
    • Must be self-initiated and be able to plan, schedule and work on multiple and concurrent tasks
    • Experience with Leverage System, Commissions applications, ADMI (the Administrator, LIDP) VB or .NET would be a plus At Protective, we are committed to providing an inclusive culture where all employees fully contribute and thrive. We have always been a values-driven culture. Doing the right thing and serving people are part of our DNA, and we believe that valuing and embracing different backgrounds and perspectives is what makes us unique. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to being inclusive and attracting, retaining, and growing the talents of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Keywords: Protective Life Insurance, Birmingham , Sr. Software Engineer/COBOL Developer, IT / Software / Systems , Birmingham, Alabama

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