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COBOL System Developer

COBOL System Developer

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Security Clearance 
Active Secret or Interim Secret
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Regular Full-Time

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Support the Department of State’s Payroll with other supporting and related applications. Responsible for the programming of a large mainframe payroll system. Be part of the Programming and Design team tasked with translating software requirements into design specification and/or coding the new requirements.Need to have working knowledge of COBOL.


  • Participate in a full software engineering life cycle support for large-scale enterprise computer system
  • Design, test, document, train, implement, and support user services
  • Help formulate system plans, strategies, and approaches to best operate, maintain, and eventually transition to new


  • Education:
    • Bachelor Degree or compatible experience and Certification + 10 years of experience
  • Required Knowledge/Experience:
    • IBM Common Business Oriented language (Cobol programming)
    • MVS Job Control language (JCL)
    • Interactive System Productivity Facility/Program Development Facility (ISPF/PDF)
    • IBM Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
    • Experience with Configuration and Life Cycle Management
  • Preferred Knowledge/Experience:
    • Web Services experience
    • Strong written and verbal communication
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Capability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
    • Experience with CICS On-line COBOL Programming Tool

Other Responsibilities

  • Perform other tasks consistent with the goals and objectives of the department/contract
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager

Invest in a company that invests in you! Moss Cape provides its employees with ample opportunities for career growth and development. Tuition reimbursement is offered to help employees further their education and skillset. Other perks include Open Leave, 401k matching with immediate vesting, Medical, Vision, and Dental coverage.


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Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.