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TIAA Sr Cobol Developer in BOSTON, Massachusetts

TIAA is the leading provider of financial services in the academic, research, medical, cultural and government fields. We offer a wide range of financial solutions, including investing, banking, advice and education, and retirement services.


The TIAA Financial Solutions (TFS) team within TIAA is searching for a motivated, enthusiastic, proactive team player – Sr. Cobol Developer to support its Retirement Plan Recordkeeping (OmniDC) platform. The team’s mission is to lead and collaborate with project teams on analysis, design, development, and testing of computer programs and / or application components in support of business solution. The team will deliver new project code, and process improvement to deliver best-in-class service as a member of our development team. The primary business objectives of this work stream is to analyze functional needs and drive the design for positive business outcomes; recommends solutions that are aligned with business / IT strategies and complies with corporate architectural standards.


  • Lead and collaborate with project teams onanalysis, design, development, and testing of computer programs and / orapplication components in support of business solutions

  • Strong ability to analyze functional needs anddrive the design for positive business outcomes; recommends solutions thatare aligned with business / IT strategies and complies with corporatearchitectural standards

  • Analyzes complex performance and capacity issueswith systems / applications software and/or application components

  • Handles complex operational tasks and recommendsprocessing and technology changes

  • Leads evaluations of systems / applicationssoftware technologies

  • May lead other developers on project teams

  • Strong ability to work collaboratively with ITstaff on development, troubleshooting, and other technical efforts


  • 10 plus years working withSunGard’s Omni DC Recordkeeping System

  • 10 plus years working in theDefined Contribution industry

  • Strong proficiency indeveloping with COBOL within a mainframe environment

  • Experience working in amainframe environment, including knowledge of JCL, VSAM, IBM utilities,etc

  • Strong background workingwith research tools such as File-Aid and Expeditor

  • Strong proficiency in theSunGard's Omni DC package

  • Strong proficiency with OmniDC transaction and batch processing

  • Strong proficiency withOmniStation


  • Strong proficiency withCOBOL, OS/JCL, VSAM, IBM utilities, Mainframe Sort, CA7

  • Proficiency with Omni DC corecode modules

  • Proficiency with OmniAPI(Omni Connect) and Transaction Modeling a plus

  • Proficiency with mainframeDB2 & CICS

  • Strong proficiency with OmniAdminweb (OmniManager) a plus

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Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 1722754

Company: TIAA

Post Date: Nov 06, 2019