Senior COBOL Software Engineer
Agilex - Chantilly, VA

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Agilex is seeking a Senior COBOL Software Engineer to fill a Homeland Security position in Springfield, Virginia. The position will involve supporting migration of large-scale applications from CICS/COBOL environment to a Tuxedo/COBOL environment. The candidate will have 6+ years of experience in developing and maintaining COBOL programs with CICS and/or Tuxedo. The ideal candidate will have experience architecting and supporting Online Transaction Processing (OLTP) applications for large production environments.

Specific position responsibilities include:
  • Support migration of large-scale applications from CICS/COBOL environment to Tuxedo/COBOL environment
  • Application support for OLTP and batch applications for high availability for development and pre-production environments for large-scale federal government systems
  • Support major infrastructure requirements such as audit trail and security requirements
  • Support development, unit testing, integration testing for families of software applications utilizing a Continuous Integration (CI) process established for the target platform
  • Support migration and/or development teams in debugging their applications as needed
Job Qualifications


  • Customer consultative experience required
  • Proven strong innovative and analytical ability with extensive implementation skills
  • Must be a team player, and have excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail, and a commitment to quality work
  • 6+ years of comprehensive Mainframe experience
  • IBM Mainframe experience to include ISPF, SDSF, z/OS, DB2, CICS, Assembler and Control-M
  • Experience architecting and supporting large families of OLTP and batch processes in an architecture designed to support large production environments
  • Experience supporting migration of large-scale applications from CICS/COBOL to Tuxedo/COBOL environment
  • Experience with relational databases such as Oracle, DB2, and/or Datacom a plus
  • Experience with IBM Mainframe system utilities such as SQL and TMON
  • Ability to use a design / development inspection process for finding errors
  • Knowledge of industry standard application development methodologies
  • Experience with CICS transaction processing and MQ Series messaging
  • Experience in supporting federal government systems is preferred
  • Must have a B.S. in Computer Science or related area of study
  • Must be eligible to obtain a government clearance
Highly Desirable

  • COBOL IT Compiler
  • COBOL IT Developer Studio Plugin for Eclipse
  • Eclipse IDE
  • Subversion
  • Linux
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