Sample Cobol Programmer Resume

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Danielle Hansen
493 Ogle St
Lincoln, CA 95648

Job Objective Seeking a Cobol programmer position in a organization where I can utilize my Programming skills and be an asset to the employer.

Work Experience:

Cobol programmer, August 2005 – Present
Insight Global Inc., Lincoln, CA

  • Provided support for the Pension Payroll Management System (PPMS) and Payroll Management System (PMS).
  • Managed all aspects of mainframe COBOL code writing, testing, troubleshooting and transfer to mainframe production.
  • Assured COBOL, SQL code and reports are observed by various agencies’ subject matter experts.
  • Applied COBOL programming experience to a Cognos environment to identify value-added features.

Cobol programmer, May 2000 – July 2005
Codesoft International, Inc., Lincoln, CA

  • Analyzed, developed and designed systems in Cobol and DB2 customized 3rd party software for Procurement, Inventory, Accounts Payable and Work Management applications.
  • Developed activities following standards and practices that met the Quality Management System and ISO standards.
  • Assisted end user agencies with ad hoc reporting by developing and running CHRMS reports containing PPMS, PMS and CityTime data.
  • Interpreted SQL formulations and definitions to tune reports for enhancement of performance and work with DBA.
  • Prepared and generated Cognos performance statistical reports using Cognos audit information.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable front-end integration experience working with COBOL , DB2 and CICS
  • Skilled COBOL programmer with good program design and documentation skills
  • Profound knowledge of writing SQL against DB2 and Oracle databases
  • In-depth knowledge in generating production reports in Cognos Report Studio
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, Project, Word and Microsoft Access
  • Skilled in Cognos 8 tools and ability to prepare reports via Report Studio and Query Studio
  • Outstanding ability to manage and complete multiple assignments
  • Ability to multi-task and support multiple priorities
  • Excellent organizational, time management, communication and interpersonal skills


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Loyola Marymount University, California, CA

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