Senior COBOL Devloper
Barrie, ON, CA
2d ago


Be a part of a transformational journey with innovative talent and leading edge-technologies.

The TELUS Health Technology Office is committed to changing the way healthcare in Canada works for you, your family, and your loved ones.

What part might you play?

We must collectively find solutions that will benefit all Canadians to meet the challenge of rising unsustainable costs, long wait times and an increasingly older population.

Our journey to address Canada’s greatest social challenge of this generation, healthcare, will be long and challenging but the chance to impact all Canadians and build a new business for TELUS will be worth it!

Here’s the impact you’ll make and what we’ll accomplish together

As a Senior Developer Analyst for the Ministry of Health (MOH) Health Network System (HNS) managed service, you will be responsible for analyzing, designing, implementing and maintaining various customer application services.

You will work closely with multiple stakeholders and subject matter experts across the organization to understand all the different data transactions and reporting systems, then propose solutions and strategies to deliver the agreed-upon deliverables.

The ideal candidate must have a robust and hands-on background in software development using the COBOL programming language.

The candidate should well verse with :

  • Design, code, test, and debug software of high complexity using COBOL
  • Be involved in all aspects of the agile project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design, development, integration and implementation
  • Participate in Dev Ops and Tier3 technical support on a scheduled basis, with on-call responsibilities to support application issues
  • Investigate, troubleshoot and fix live problems based on alerts raised by the monitoring tools and issues reported by customers
  • Systems analysis and design, system modelling, performance modelling, integration planning and technology and component selection to ensure architectural consistency and coherence between technical and business processes
  • Participate in the creation of technical design documentation ( Detail Design and Architecture Blueprint documents)
  • You're the missing piece of the puzzle

    Must have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Health Information Science or equivalent
  • 8+ years of professional experience in the IT industry
  • 5+ years of experience in development using COBOL programming language
  • 5+ years of experience in development and frameworks on an HP NonStop platform, combined with expertise in : HP COBOL85 / Native COBOL SQL MP / MX INSPECT / xINSPECT TACL SCOBOL / FUP / ENSCRIBE TAL PATHWAY / GUARDIAN OSS
  • Great-to-haves

  • Knowledge of the Healthcare Industry
  • Health-related system design, development and integration
  • Client / server experience
  • JAVA
  • Security Clearance : In accordance with the TELUS Health Network Systems team policy, as a condition of employment, all personnel whose job functions require they work with the HNS and have access to applications and patient data, are subject to a Personnel Security Screening conducted through the Ministry of Health of Ontario.

    Who is TELUS Health?

    TELUS Health is an IT leader in Canada that focuses on the health sector. Our mission is to improve the way information is being used along the continuum of care to better the health of citizens in Canada and selected countries.

    Everyone belongs at TELUS. It doesn’t matter who you are, what you do or how you do it. At TELUS, your unique contribution and talents will be valued and respected.

    Because the more diverse perspectives we have the more likely we are to crack the code on what our customers want and our communities need.

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