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COBOL is one of the oldest programming languages, commonly used for sophisticated business and finance program development. Since its inception in 1959, COBOL has continuously evolved to meet the demands of governments and companies. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, companies hire COBOL programmers for application development, integration, and migration on Unix or Windows platforms.

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  1. Ramshivaji G.

    Ramshivaji G.

    SAS Analytics&SAS Programming,COBOL, DB2, JCL, Project Management

    India - Last active: 11/27/2013 - Tests: 3

    > Extensive experience in Development and Maintenance projects. > Have Experience in SAS Analytics PRO, SAS Graph and SAS/Connect. > Have Experience with SAS Macro Programming, SAS/Access. > Have Experience in COBOL, JCL and DB2. > Have worked with various interfaces with Java, .Net and PHP with COBOL as MQ Series as middleware. > Able to control project work flow and deliverables as per schedule.

    $15.56 /hr
    14 hours
    0.00
  2. Amit Sharma

    Sr Progameer/Developer

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Portfolio: 3

    Qualifed with 14 years of AS400 Application Development/Enhancement using RPG (Free Format, RPG IV, RPG/400), COBOL, SYNON. Specialize in performance tuning and database modernization, Have worked on fortune 500 companies , Develops custom programs & utilities to automate the tasks and pin point issues. Good understanding on how AS400 interacts with outside word.

    $16.67 /hr
    20 hours
    5.00
  3. Sai phani P.

    Sai phani P.

    Expert Data Entry, Cobol and JCL developer

    India - Last active: 1 day ago

    Had 8 years of experience in Data entry, Excel spreadsheet, Cobol and JCL development, worked in Banking and Insurance domain all these years, I work very hard to meet client deliverables with very good quality, I have good commitment in meeting deadlines

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Karo Grigoryan

    Karo Grigoryan

    SQL, T-SQL, Assembler, Reports creation Expert, C/C++ Developer, Cobol

    Armenia - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 3

    I am a developer with over 30 years of experience. My experience is in the following areas: IBM Assembler, COBOL, C/C++, Fortran, PL/1, EC2700 Assembler, FOXPRO, Clipper, PAL, C#, SQL, Transact-SQL, SSIS, SSAS, SSRS, SAP Crystal Reports, Report Builder, Paradox, MS Access, 1C, Borland C++ Builder, MS Visual Studio, IBM/370/390 Mainframes programming languages and operating systems, development and debugging tools (TSO, ISPF, IOF, B92, B93, DB2 (SPUFI,QMF), CICS, Artemis, Caliber, ROSCOE, Maestro, XPediter, ITP-Panorama).

    $15.00 /hr
    5 hours
    0.00
  5. Sergio S.

    Sergio S.

    JEE Architect - Developer / ExtJS Developer / DBA

    Guatemala - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    Highly skilled systems architect and developer with more than 30 years of experience designing, developing and deploying applications, from old single platform “green-screen” to multi-tier / distributed systems. Business experience in manufacturing, accounting, distributing, payroll, finance and TELCO: ✔ Strong knowledge of Java SE and JEE stacks, from early versions 1.x up to latest version SE 8 and JEE 7. ✔ Deep understanding of old technologies such Cobol, ISAM, flat files, pipes, “green screen”, etc. This knowledge allowed me to design, code and implement integrations between new applications with legacy ones. ✔ Solid leading and mentoring skills to help and encourage individuals to maximize their productivity by applying the best practices, frameworks, libraries and technology in general. ✔ I'm always learning about new technologies and tools to ease and reduce time spent in application development and deployment. Technology by itself is worth nothing if it does not solve real world problems.

    $45.00 /hr
    695 hours
    5.00
  6. Flavio P.

    Flavio P.

    Project Manager/Java Developer

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 17

    Over the past 15 years I have continuously provided outstanding project management, leadership and development services to companies such as IBM, Dell and Deutsche Bank. I prefer to work in long term projects. I also have a profile in LinkedIn documenting my experience outside oDesk. Experience: Java, J2EE, JSP, JSTL, JSF, Servlet, Jersey, Hibernate, JPA, GWT, COBOL, Javascript, jQuery, HTML, CSS, PMBOK, Leadership, Project Management Education: MBA from FGV, Brazilian top management school Post Graduation in Web Development UTFPR Languages: Fluent English, Native Portuguese, Intermediate Spanish, A2 level Italian and French Strong troubleshooting, problem solving skills Able to work under pressure in fast-paced, time-sensitive environments. Experienced interviewing, hiring and managing professionals for several positions. Used to working with remote and multicultural teams.

    $30.00 /hr
    3,175 hours
    5.00
  7. Pradnya Joshi

    Pradnya Joshi

    Systems analyst with experience in multiple industries & technologies

    United Kingdom - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Experienced in translating business change requests into functional requirements, conducting systems analysis and developing applications for industries like financial services, including SWIFT/ CHAPS payments and FMCG. My experience includes determining process changes and gaps, requirements modelling, development, conducting QA/user acceptance testing, for applications based in mainframe, cloud and open-source applications. In addition, I have expertise in data modelling and transforming unstructured data into databases with business intelligence. I also have experience of project planning.

    $35.00 /hr
    2,091 hours
    5.00
  8. Guido Krupnik

    Guido Krupnik

    IT Project Manager Professional (PMP) expert in Microsoft Excel

    Argentina - Last active: 09/18/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Highly experienced Project Manager with proven track record of success delivering complex IT Projects. Strong analytical skills. Results oriented. International experience working for multinational companies with teams onsite, offshore and virtually located. Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, specially developing productivity tools in Excel (complex formulas, pivot tables and macros in VBA). Knowledge of software development life cycle. Both PMI and Agile methodologies experience. Mainframe technical Background.

    $22.22 /hr
    227 hours
    5.00
  9. Maris V.

    Maris V.

    Professional in everything, expert in Borland

    Latvia - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 6

    Preferred tasks - with Borland products.Experience and ability in almost everything, from driver writing to Web design and Business Process Management tools, Windows and Linux.

    $33.33 /hr
    8,417 hours
    4.48
  10. Charu S.

    Charu S.

    Developer

    India - Last active: 10/28/2014 - Tests: 2

    --> 10+ experience in AS400/RPG/COBOL/SYNON/DB2. --> Have tremendous USA UK healthcare experience- --> Expert in HL7 modules --->Expertize in ADT, Billing, Pharmacy module of US healthcare. Service Description --> SDLC knowledge --> Solution to all your business problems --> Quality work in SAP BO --> We give more than one solution

    $11.11 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00