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Cobol Developer

Cobol Developer

Requisition ID 
2017-30792
# of Openings 
4
Job Location 
USA-VA-McLean
Job Function 
Information Technology
Security Clearance Level 
None
Full/Part Time 
Full Time

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Job Description

Basic Qualifications:

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT), a market leader and technology innovator, is seeking talented professionals to deliver cutting edge solutions to our customers.

 

General Dynamics Information Technology has an immediate opening for a Senior Software Developer/COBOL Developer to join our team. The position provides an opportunity to develop the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation's fundamental defense services. General Dynamics Information Technology employees work closely with esteemed clients to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions.

 

The selected Senior Software Developer/COBOL Developer candidate will work with collaborative teams to build and further advance General Dynamics Information Technology software systems and applications. In addition to receiving a competitive salary and generous health and personal benefits, the Senior Software Developer/COBOL Developer will enhance their skill-set by working among a talented and technically accomplished group of colleagues. The employee will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Senior Software Developers/COBOL Developers conduct or participate in the research, design and development of systems software, software applications and/or tools for new programs and subprograms. Responsibilities also include enhancements, modifications and corrections to existing software. In addition, these employees are responsible for coding, testing, integrating and documenting software solutions.

 

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Exercise creative thinking and ideation to advance our business performance.
  • Deliver innovative, flexible, integrated solutions to meet customers' changing business needs.
  • Support and engage in programs, projects and practices behind the General Dynamics Information Technology's culture and strategy, and comply with all policies and procedures.
  • Follow industry and department trends and developments to ensure General Dynamics Information Technology’s services are consistent with, and/or superior to, industry best practices.

 

Job Description:

Candidates must show a passion for innovation, a sophisticated understanding of software systems and applications, and the ability to effectively manage, grow and evolve General Dynamics Information Technology’s software solutions.

 

The Senior Software Developer/COBOL Developer position requires a Bachelor's degree in Software, Computer, or Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a specialized area or equivalent field and ten years of related experience; or Master's degree and eight years of related experience.

 

No security clearance is required at time of hire. However, applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government Public Trust background investigation. Ability to obtain DHS Suitability is required. Applicants must be granted Government Suitability in order to meet eligibility requirements to work on the program and to receive access to U.S. Government information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.

 

Required Key Skills:

  • Cobol development experience
  • Development experience with IDMS and/or ADSO
  • Development experience with one or more of the following:
  • JCL, ENDEVOR, TSO, INSYNC
  • Understanding and experience with Agile Development
  • A proven record of software delivery and deployment

Education

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical training, or work/military experience.

Qualifications

Qualifications Preferred:

  • In-depth understanding  of object-oriented methodology, algorithms, data structures, and design patterns
  • RDBMS/SQL - Ability to construct efficient queries
  • Unix/Linux experience
  • Java - JEE server side Java, JDBC, JMS
  • Development experience in one or more of the following:
    • VB.NET, ASP.NET, Siebel Base (C++), Siebel, PL/SQL, XML, JavaScript, CSS, DHTML
  • Familiarity with DEVOPS tools and platforms such as JIRA, Jenkins, GitHub, Amazon Web Services

 

5-8 years of related software development experience.

 
 

As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.

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