Entry Level Software Engineer (Cobol, Ibm, Db2, Sql)

DST Systems, Inc. Kansas City , MO 64126

Posted 3 months ago

The speed of technology. The influx of data. Shifting regulations. Increased customer expectations.

That's where you'll find DST, helping clients find opportunity in ever-changing and complex customer, business, and regulatory requirements. Mastering complexity is a constantly changing and evolving challenge one that only a few people can embrace and thrive upon.

If you see your opportunity in complexity, then we are the right fit for you.

Job Description:

Role Overview

Software Engineers analyze, design, programs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, cloud-based or Internet-related computer programs. Code may be used in commercial or end-user applications, such as materials management, financial management, mobile apps or desktop applications products. Using current programming languages and technologies, leveraging BDD (Behavior Drive Development)/TDD (Test Driven Development) methodologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications. Adheres to Software Engineering and Information Security Controls. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Focus on repeatable strategic fund activities and task for our clients.


  • Analyze data and application code to identify, recreate, and resolve application defects

  • Modify application code as needed to resolve defects

  • Ensure that application code fixes are properly documented and tested

  • Provide root cause analysis and feedback to development teams

  • Ensure that testing automation and scripts are updated to prevent future occurrence of defects

  • Participate in on-call support rotation

  • Assist in review and resolution of critical issues and outages as needed

  • Focus on creating standardized processes and efficient workflows


  • 2+ years of experience with mainframe COBOL

  • 2+ years of demonstrated experience with data analysis and mapping

  • 2+ years of experience with IBM Db2 and SQL

  • 2+ years of programming experience demonstrating a comprehensive application of programming principles, methodologies, tools, and techniques; demonstrated aptitude for performing system-level technical designs.

  • Windows experience preferred

  • JCL, Syncsort, and Easytrieve experience preferred


Kansas City Missouri

DST is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information about Equal Opportunity in the Workplace please click here and here. DST is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability and need an accommodation or accessibility assistance to complete the online application, please contact us at PeopleCenter@dstsystems.com for assistance.

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