GEN Software Engineer



An overview of the role

We’re excited to be offering this opportunity for a talented GEN Developer to join our rapidly expanding team, working at the forefront of technology.
The CST Delivery Group provides an end-to-end service for creating and maintaining IT products based upon the COBOL & CA GEN toolset (formally known as COOL:Gen) 
Bringing all our CST delivery capability together, consolidated under one management team, allows us to maximise the use of our skills, knowledge and resources.
We drive for greater efficiency and effectiveness to meet the changing needs of our clients, whilst maintaining the excellent delivery standards that we have already set.
We presently support 20+ HMRC systems including: National Tax Credits (NTC), Computerised Environment for Self Assessment (CESA), Integrated Debt Management System (IDMS), Corporate Data Frameworks, Corporation Tax System, MODES, Repayment Clump (RC) and the Employer Compliance System.

The Work

The GEN Developer will work within a Development team, and may be involved in development of new products and maintenance of existing products.
Carrying out development in accordance with the agreed requirements and development standards
Testing of products in accordance with the test strategy to ensure that they are fit for purpose
Assisting the Scrum Master in examining packages of work and giving realistic timescales for completion
Completion of work allocated within agreed time, cost and quality criteria and providing progress reports on assigned work as required
Management and control of problems and change within their area of responsibility as requested by the Scrum Master, including negotiation with other teams as necessary
Prompt escalation of problems, issues and risks as necessary
Playing an active part in Process improvement, awareness of and compliance with all relevant quality processes and procedures, including completion of all the specified quality records.  

Why this role?

As a Developer, you’ll be tasked with a wide range of responsibilities so we’re looking for someone with the following skills:

•    Gen Development including Batch, Server and Client
•    Oracle and Sql 
•    PL/SQL
•    UNIX, UNIX shell scripting
•    Full knowledge of the development lifecycle
•    Awareness of Risk, Change & Problem Management
•    Knowledge of Guardien as change management tool
•    Knowledge of Jira/Confluence
•    Awareness of Agile and Scrum methodology

Why you?

We are looking for someone with a good level of GEN development experience
Good written and verbal communication skills, Problem solving and creativity skills, Honesty and Integrity, Eagerness to learn, Drive and energy.

Why us?

While we’re a global consultancy, we’re made up of supportive, close-knit communities. Everyone wants to get the best solutions for our customers and create the best working environment.
Joining Capgemini will give you a unique opportunity to further develop and learn new skills, implementing cutting edge technologies and taking on new challenges within a diverse multi-skilled workplace.
Work Life Harmony

We understand that everyone has varied lives and we want you to have a great work-life balance.  So, where possible, our Work Life Harmony policy will help you to work flexibly and juggle your work and home life.


Capgemini positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.  We are committed to hiring, developing and retaining the best people to deliver innovative, world-class solutions for our clients. We foster an inclusive culture that enables everyone to achieve their full potential and enjoy a fulfilling career with us.  Our comprehensive flexible benefits package and lifestyle policies enable our employees to balance their individual, family and work-life needs.

About Capgemini

Capgemini is a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided everyday by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50 year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

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Posted on:

September 28, 2021

Experience level:

Experienced Professional

Contract type:

Permanent Full Time


West Midlands