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COBOL Developer - Life Insurance & Annuities

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Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 111759 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a COBOL Developer - Life Insurance & Annuities to join our team in Dallas, Texas (US-TX), United States (US).

COBOL Developer - Life Insurance & Annuities


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Build thorough understanding of client’s Life and Annuity business, Integration and process needs.
  • Participate in requirement gathering and design discussions with client.
  • Understand the Business Requirements and provide estimates for in-scope work.
  • Work with project management team on project schedule.
  • Act as Life and Annuity SME in development team. Creation of Technical Specifications based on Business specifications.
  • Create a flexible technical design that is scalable and reusable.
  • Work closely with Client, Business Analyst and other IT departments while providing technical solution.
  • Work with peer developer, guide them for queries and review the Unit Test results.
  • Assist in production incidents. Promote teamwork and culture of accountability.
  • Coordinate with onshore and offshore resources and guide team members as required.
  • Work with QA team for Regression testing defects and support user acceptance testing.
  • Identifies opportunities for process and procedure enhancements to drive efficiency and customer service levels.


Basic Qualifications:   

  • 8+ Years of experience in programming and debugging using COBOL, JCL, VSAM and CICS technologies.
  • 5+ years of experience in Life Insurance and Annuity domain, including UL, IUL, EIUL, SPIA, EIA, and Variables
  • Recent experience (within 2-3 years) with funded life and indexed annuity products
  • Experience writing technical specifications working from formal business requirement documents
  • Experience devising unit test plans for modifications. 


Preferred Skills:

  • LOMA Certification is preferred 
  • Experience with indexed annuity products that have multiple buckets for funds and strategies for investments.
  • Experience in Year End Tax reporting for both Life and Annuity products.
  • Experience in creation of Annual statements and Projections. 
  • Experience in projects and Modifications involving Life and Annuity Product launch.
  • Conversion experience from one admin platform to another is desirable.


Location & Travel:

  • Remote position anywhere within the United States. 


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.



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