Programmer Resume

Sample COBOL Programmer Resume

A sample COBOL programmer resume is designed to help make your resume writing task easier. Minimum qualification necessary to work as a COBOL programmer is a Bachelors degree in computer science. Masters degree in computer science would be an added advantage for the programmers. A person hired as a COBOL programmer works as a code developer for various applications. He may be involved in the software development life cycle if he is experienced enough to handle such tasks.

Name: Grace King
Address: 10 Decade Lane
Weed Rd.
Dallas - 53643
Telephone Number: (007)-007 0007
Email Id:

Career objective:

To secure a position as a COBOL programmer in an esteemed organizations and use my experiences and knowledge

Skill Set:

  • Expertise in understanding opportunities and problems in business
  • Promote and believe in team work
  • Ability to use advanced technologies in problem solving, analyzing and diagnosing problem areas
  • Excellent knowledge of testing tools and coding techniques
  • Good communication skills that is helpful in collecting necessary information

Technical Expertise::

  • Worked on COBOL 4.2, 4.1 and 3.1 versions
  • Sound knowledge of Mainframe technologies and JCL
  • Knowledge of technologies like Microfocus Cobol , Client View, AppWorx and Visual Basic Application Tools Discoverer
  • Database knowledge includes SQL Server Languages, Oracle and DB2
  • Can work with operating systems like Linux, Unix efficiently, apart from Windows OS

Educational Qualifications::

Earned Masters Degree from University of Texas in the year 19XX with distinction in Java

Earned Bachelors Degree from University of Texas in the year 19XX with first class in COBOL and FORTRAN

Professional Experience:

Designation: Sr. COBOL Developer
Organization: Sigma Solutions Inc.
Duration: 8.1 years


  • Writing requirement specifications and developing project plan
  • Writing flow charts that can be used by the programmers
  • Developing logic and algorithms for the purpose of programming
  • Assisting juniors in developing code and solving their problems, if any
  • Deciding deadlines for the projects and making sure that the work is done on time
  • Making sure that the designed software is performing all the necessary tasks as per the requirements of the end users

Designation: COBOL Developer
Organization: CB Systems
Duration: 3 years


  • Understanding the specifications and flowcharts developed by the senior developers, and developing code accordingly
  • Making sure that the code developed is optimized and is performing necessary tasks
  • Designing database for the developed programs
  • Fix the problems in the applications, if any, after deployment
  • Assisting end users in using the software applications
  • Keeping a record of the project for future use


Name: Roger King
Designation: Sr. Sales Manager
Organization Name: Trick Solutions Inc.
Telephone Number: (647)-434 9102
Email id:

Using the above sample COBOL programmer resume you can create an appealing resume that will increase your job opportunities. If you feel like adding any extra sections to this resume then you can do it accordingly. Make sure that you emphasize on important aspects of your resume.

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