Objectway Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of Objectway Group and provides software solutions and services to asset management, capital market, banking, and insurance sectors. From offices in Italy, Belgium and UK, Objectway's roughly 700 employees support more than 100,000 investment professionals in 15 countries, who manage more than one trillion euros in wealth.
As Cobol Developer you will be primarily involved in the development, support and testing of the eXimius Back Office application.
eXimius Back Office is designed for the challenges of today's demanding investments and securities industry. In the current environment, success requires investment managers to keep pace with rapid-fire challenges such as continuing changes in legislation, increasingly demanding customers, new business processes and investment products. The eXimius Back Office application provides advanced tools and technologies to manage these challenges and deliver a platform for modern investment management with state-of-the-art capabilities.
Working in a fast-paced development environment, the candidate will be involved in all aspects of the Agile development lifecycle, from estimation through, to build, test and support of the product.
The successful candidate will be serving some of the biggest name clients in the financial sector, therefore commitment and attention to detail is essential. He/she will work closely with business analysts, quality assurance professionals, project managers and other programmer/analysts. He/she will assist in the production of detailed specifications and programming functional requirements and assist with unit testing and preparation of technical specifications when necessary.
TECHNICAL SKILLS AD REQUIREMENTS:
A minimum of 2 years commercial experience of COBOL on the IBMi (formerly AS/400) platform
Good knowledge of COBOL with 'embedded SQL' coding
Education to degree level
Being a 'self-starting' highly self-motivated individual
Ability to communicate ideas and thoughts clearly and concisely
A creative forward thinking approach
Track record of being able to deliver to stringent timescales
Ability to communicate and work with all members of the project team, whatever their respective levels
Strong personal time-management skills
It's a plus to have:
Experience of COBOL.NET
Experience of VB.NET, .NET
Any experience of IBMi
Experience of SQL Server
Experience of Open technologies
Exposure to Agile methodologies
Familiarity with XML-based formats and working with XSLT
Familiarity with principles of communications ' FTP, sFTP, MQ Messaging
Already programmed in Java
Experience in developing financial systems (Trading platforms; Financial messaging; security settlement)
Business analysis skills would be advantageous, but not essential
A challenging and progressive position within an international work environment
Excellent remuneration pack (Pension Contribution, health care and life insurance)
Salary range: up to 60.000 £
We are an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.
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