Cobol Engineer (f/m/d)

Deutsche Börse AG • Frankfurt am Main

Who we are

Tracing its origins to 1585, Deutsche Börse Group has become one of the world’s leading exchange organisations and an innovative market infrastructure provider. In this role, we provide investors, financial institutions and companies access to global capital markets. By creating trust in the markets of today and tomorrow we foster growth and contribute to the prosperity of future generations. What’s your part in all this? With your commitment you contribute to the success of our unique business model: offering a wide range of products, services and technologies, covering the entire value chain of global financial markets.

Frankfurt am Main

Your career at Deutsche Börse Group

Field of activity

Corporate IT is the Enterprise IT of Deutsche Boerse Group, developing and operating IT services for all corporate functions. This includes all services for corporate processes e.g. sourcing and procurement, human resources, contract management and control processes like audit, risk management, compliance.
In our Section Reference Data as a Service of Corporate IT we focus on collecting, validating, and distributing reference data from internal and external sources required to run our broad business. 
For our Reference Data system, we are looking for a Cobol Software Engineer with diverse range of skills to help us with the further development and meeting our business expectations for one of our critical and core applications. In this role you will have the opportunity to touch various stages of development from design to implementation. You will be part of a growing and diverse project team which supports and appreciates the added value you will bring to our team.


  • You will design, develop, test, deploy, maintain and improve software primarily on IBM Mainframe in programming language COBOL
  • Your responsibility will be to support our internal customers and other team members (analysts, developers, and testers) in their tasks
  • You will actively collaborate with the teams in Frankfurt, Luxembourg, Prague and Cork
  • You support us with the cultural change by sharing your knowledge and supporting junior colleagues in developing their skills 

Qualifications/required skills

  • You are educated in the field of Computer Science and/or have relevant experience in software development
  • You are experienced in software engineering on z/OS with COBOL, using IMS DC and DB2
  • Experience with z/OS, TSO/ISPF, GitHub, Jira 
  • You describe yourself as a positive person with a “can do attitude”
  • You have a high sense of responsibility paired with a solution-oriented mindset
  • As an enthusiast about technology you are open to learn, develop and share your knowledge
  • You communicate fluently in written and spoken English, German is an advantage

Dedication, team and communication skills, flexibility as well as competent handling of MS Office applications round out your profile. 
There are numerous good reasons to work for us: responsibility at an early stage, attractive social benefits, an international working environment and a broad variety of career opportunities. 

Why Deutsche Börse Group?

We are committed to providing a work environment which makes our employees both feel at ease and reach their full potential. Our standards go far beyond simply matching candidates with the right position.

Careers with a future

Whether you are an apprentice, a trainee, a young or experienced professional – with us your career is off to a good start that holds many different paths to develop and reach the next level. Your professional future is in your hands – as a manager, expert or project manager. You can count on our support as well as further education and training measures.

Diversity & Inclusion

We embrace diversity. As the cornerstone of our success, your contribution counts – irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic or social background, religion or worldview, disability, age, sexual preference and identity.

Exciting, cutting-edge projects

“Boredom” is a concept unknown to us. With us you are part of a company that is shaping the future and where you can make a difference and actively participate – by supporting companies and start-ups going public, developing trading technologies or designing the cloud infrastructure for a highly regulated environment.

Guiding principles

We at Deutsche Börse create trust in the markets of today and tomorrow. Our collaborative efforts are defined by integrity, responsibility and transparency as well as by mutual respect and appreciation, both within our organisation and externally.

International environment

Our market infrastructures are connected globally: whether in Singapore, London, Chicago, Luxembourg or Dubai – working with us means collaborating with colleagues and teams across 40 locations from more than 100 nations

Meal allowance

We take care of your culinary well-being. With our meal allowance you can choose from a variety of dishes in our staff restaurant or get your breakfast or snacks in the bistro for that extra boost of energy in between. Drinks such as tea, coffee, water and juice are available free of charge.

Pension scheme

We top up your pension! You will be registered at BVV, to which we pay a monthly pension allowance for you. Furthermore, you have the option to pay an additional part of your salary to increase the amount of your future pension payment.

Security and growth

Our company is experiencing healthy growth, not least due to our diversified business model. As a globally active exchange organiser, we provide market participants with consistently safe infrastructures that stimulate growth along the entire value chain. For you this means: a secure and promising workplace!

Team spirit

Our employees work in great teams and therefore enjoy working with us. This is reflected in our annual employee surveys. No matter how great the challenges posed by the markets might be – we support each other, work together closely to successfully complete projects and face change with a positive, collaborative approach.

Work-life balance

We offer a work environment, in which professional and private life can interact individually. Flexible working time models, allowance for childcare, working remotely, studying alongside your job or part-time models – we give you the opportunity to adapt your job to your life situation.

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