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Sr. COBOL Developer - Remote

Maximus is seeking a Senior COBOL Developers to support our Internal Revenue Service (IRS) client. The ideal candidate will provide guidance to other developers, systems analysts, quality assurance analysts and business partners in systems development principles and processes.

*Location of work is remote in US.

*This position is contingent on funding.

Primary Responsibilities:

·        Create, update, unit test, and maintain IBM COBOL programs
·        Update documentation such as Functional Specification Packages (FSPs) or Program Requirements Packages (PRPs) and/or Visio diagrams, and/or spreadsheets as needed
·        Track requirements and create/execute unit test cases
·        Write, analyze, review and/or provide comments on documentation such as Unified Work Requests (UWR), UWR responses and Internal Revenue Manuals (IRM), Interface Control Documents (ICD) Computer Operator Handbooks (COH)
·        Rewrite programs, using workflow chart and diagram, and applying knowledge of computer capabilities, tax processing subject matter expertise, and symbolic logic
·        Perform or direct the revision, repair, or expansion of existing programs to increase operating efficiency or adapt to new requirements
·        Consult with managerial, engineering, and technical personnel to clarify program intent, identify problems, and suggest changes
·        Perform systems analysis and programming tasks to maintain and control the use of computer systems software
·        Compile and write documentation of program development and subsequent revisions, inserting comments in the coded instructions so others can understand the program
·        Prepare detailed workflow charts and diagrams that describe input, output, and logical operation, and convert them into a series of instructions coded in a computer language
·        Consult with and assist testers in the development, SAT and FIT environments

Project Minimum Requirements:

·        Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required; an additional four (4) years of related work experience can substitute for a degree
·        At least five (5) years of relevant experience required
·        At least four (4) years of experience with IBM COBOL programming language
·        Experience with DB2 and IBM DB2 utilities
·        Knowledge of CICS
·        Good verbal and written communication skills
·        Demonstrated success in client support
·        Understanding of interface with all levels of management
·        Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision and guidance
·        Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills
·        Ability to work well independently or in a team settingPreferred qualifications and experience include: Experience with IRS processing systems; experience with Assembler (ALC), SQL, JCL, Batch processing

Additional Requirements, as per Contract/Client:

o  Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI is a plus)
o  Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for at least three (3) years, and Federal Tax compliant