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COBOL/CICS/VSAM Application Designer

Date:  May 18, 2023

Any city, TX, US, 99999

Req ID:  15324

Be part of a team that unleashes the power of leading-edge technologies to help improve the health and well-being of those most vulnerable in our country and communities. Working at Gainwell carries its rewards. You’ll have an incredible opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. You’ll add to your technical credentials and certifications while enjoying a generous, flexible vacation policy and educational assistance. We also have comprehensive leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.



  • As a COBOL/CICS/VSAM Application Designer at Gainwell, you can contribute your skills as we harness the power of technology to help our clients improve the health and well-being of the members they serve — a community’s most vulnerable. Connect your passion with purpose, teaming with people who thrive on finding innovative solutions to some of healthcare’s biggest challenges. Here are the details on this position.​

Your role in our mission

Design your career for growth, new possibilities and refining your valuable skills:​

  • Strengthen our capabilities as you design, develop, install, test and document applications software — including server, client and web components
  • Play a vital role in designing, documenting and delivering technical architecture solution elements
  • Support coordination between application architects and developers to make sure design requirements are accurate and deliver the desired ROI for clients
  • Define and develop project requirements, functional specifications and detailed application solution designs for clients
  • Focus on the details as you develop technical documentation and test plans to support integration and deployment
  • Advance key goals and objectives for Gainwell and our clients by working closely with software developers

What we're looking for

  • 6+ years of experience in Mainframe Application Development environment to design, code, test, implement and provide post implementation production support for COBOL/CICS/VSAM programs
  • Ability and Experience to write  COBOL/CICS/VSAM programs from scratch; strong experience working with Internal COBOL Tables, ability to write it from scratch and update in existing programs.
  • Ability and Experience to update complex/large  COBOL/CICS/VSAM programs; Expeditor CICS - knowledge to debug CICS programs.
  • Have knowledge to create/update CICS Maps.
  • Have Experience to test COBOL Batch and COBOL/CICS programs that read and update multiple VSAM files.    
  • Strong JCL knowledge; and Strong knowledge of Utilities like SORT, File Aid. 

What you should expect in this role

  • Opportunities to travel through your work (0-10%)
  • Availability to provide Production support during off Business hours.


The pay range for this position is $69,400.00 - $99,200.00 per year, however, the base pay offered may vary depending on geographic region, internal equity, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience among other factors. Put your passion to work at Gainwell. You’ll have the opportunity to grow your career in a company that values work flexibility, learning, and career development. All salaried, full-time candidates are eligible for our generous, flexible vacation policy, a 401(k) employer match, comprehensive health benefits, and educational assistance. We also have a variety of leadership and technical development academies to help build your skills and capabilities.


We believe nothing is impossible when you bring together people who care deeply about making healthcare work better for everyone. Build your career with Gainwell, an industry leader. You’ll be joining a company where collaboration, innovation, and inclusion fuel our growth. Learn more about Gainwell at our company website and visit our Careers site for all available job role openings.


Gainwell Technologies is committed to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, where all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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