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Cobol Developer in Baltimore, MD at Maximus, Inc.

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.

We are seeking an experienced Mainframe Developer to join our team in Baltimore, MD. This Mainframe Developer would be proficient in all concepts of COBOL and be willing to train any junior staff when requested.

  • Develop code, test, and debug new software or enhancements to existing software
  • Perform maintenance on existing software products and contribute knowledge of business applications
  • Write programs according to specifications needed, work with the technical staff to understand problems with software, and then resolve them
  • Respond to all reported current software production concerns
  • Resolve customer complaints with the software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements, assist in the development of software user manuals
  • Engage in production support activities on an as needed basis
The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required, equivalent years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • At least five (5) years of COBOL and CICS development and maintenance experience
  • Strong IBM mainframe operating system experience.
  • VSAM w/IDCAMS knowledge
  • Experience with JCL/PROCS
  • Prior experience working with abend analysis, resolution tools, and Library source maintenance tools
  • Experience with online and batch programming troubleshooting tools
  • Must have prior work history of a quarterly or semi-annual maintenance release schedule
  • Prior experience in Medicare claims adjudication, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facility, Durable Medical Equipment, Part A, or Part B processing is desired
  • Experience in software development full life cycle process is required
  • Knowledge of Federal government contracting is desired
  • Experience with Endeavor and ServiceNow ITSM framework is a plus
  • Experience with Endeavor/Service Now/INFOMAN is preferred

Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust Security Clearance
  • United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency
EEO Statement Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you.

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.