Example Cover Letter – Senior Mainframe Programmer

Dear Hiring Manager,

I am writing to apply for the Senior Mainframe Programmer position at ABC Company. With 10 years of experience in mainframe programming and a strong background in leading cross-disciplinary teams, I have the necessary skills and qualifications to be an excellent fit for this role.

Throughout my career I have worked on the development and maintenance of mainframe applications, managing the complete life cycle from design to implementation. My technical skills include COBOL, JCL, CICS, DB2, VSAM, and TSO/ISPF as well as strong interpersonal skills that enable me to successfully collaborate with team members and stakeholders. I have an excellent track record of meeting deadlines and surpassing expectations on projects.

I am confident in my ability to be a valuable asset to ABC Company. My experience, skills and work ethic make me the perfect candidate for this role. I am available for a call or online interview at your convenience, where we can further discuss how I can help your team succeed.

Thank you for taking the time to review my application, and I look forward to hearing from you.


(Your Name)