General Dynamics Information Technology Software System Advisor - COBOL: 100% Remote Opportunity! in Tacoma, Washington
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Job Family: Software Development
We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.
GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day. We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. And our work depends on a Software System Advisor joining our totally remote team to support the DME Contract activities.
At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Software System Advisor supporting the DME Contract, you will be trusted to research and design the DME applications software. In this role, a typical day will include:
Analyze user/business needs and functionality to plan and design software systems to meet those needs.
Ability to analyze programs and understand the functionality.
Independently field all application and technical questions from users, peers, customers, and superiors with minimal directions from others.
Knowledge of Medicare and the health care industry.
Has clear, concise writing skills. Create usual written assignments, which include functional specifications, conference call agendas, Problem updates, technical specifications, documentation, and e-mails to Customers and team members.
Determine the priority and critical nature of a Customer request or reported problem from the Customer’s perspective.
Define the scope of a system change.
Contributes to the estimation of system changes for customer requests from functional, technical, documentation, training, and any other perspectives
Provides guidance to all phases of the software development lifecycle.
Has an advanced knowledge of COBOL programming languages, JCL, analysis, and testing and debugging tools.
Proactively identifies Risk and provides potential solutions to mitigate the Risks.
Demonstrates leadership qualities and is part of the team’s management team; can work independently, lead, or work as part of a project team.
Responds to questions; responding to problems reported; suggesting new policies, procedures, or other improvements; suggesting new enhancements in the systems for which he/she is responsible; and in any other way that would improve the product or work environment.
Takes ownership of assignments and completes with no follow-up.
Ability to code, prepare unit test plans and unit test assignments.
Knowledge / ability to estimate time needed for assigned tasks as well as time remaining.
Researches and responds to QCNs, except for Help Desk who may need owning Dev team’s assistance.
Understands where to find / how to use process and system documentation for research.
Understands testing best practices.
Effectively communicates to customers.
Ability to review functional specifications of others and provides feedback.
Education - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Years of relevant experience - 8+ years
Technical skill - COBOL, JCL, VSAM, CICS
Security Clearance Level - N/A
Preferred qualifications - RTM, Sys Docs
WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU:
Work 100% Remote
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COVID-19 Vaccination: GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
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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