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Freelance Tester (COBOL)

Reward: 500 €

Type of contract: Freelance

Client: Xpertize

Sector: IT

Region: Antwerpen

Date: from 01 January 0000 to 01 January 0000

Client :

Client is an expert in migrations for clients running on legacy hardware

Description :

To help the delivery of a migration project from Natural/ADABAS on IBM z/OS to COBOL/DB2, we are looking for a COBOL test engineer


* Prepare automated tests;
* Run automated tests;
* Analyze test reports, and perform root cause analysis;
* Custom developments (typically scripting) for the ongoing project;
* Following testing, either create and follow-up on issue reports with our Development team or provide a solution directly within our Migration Factory;
* Continuously provide feedback to our Development team on possible enhancements;
* Go on-site in france (sporadically) when required amongst others during testing and deployment;
* Being on site in Antwerp for the majority of the time


* Knowledge of and experience in developing and/or testing COBOL on mainframe;
* Knowledge of and experience in scripting languages (e.g. Python or Perl);
* Knowledge of and experience with DB2;
* Good verbal and written communication skills;
* Fluent in French, English

1 year contract (from March 2016 - March 2017)

Daily rate capped at 550/ day