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COBOL Programmer

Location: Layton, UT
Date Posted: 04-13-2018
About Us:
Diligent Consulting, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) focused on applications development, integration, deployment, and operation of state-of-the-art information systems that deliver critical network-centric solutions. We have an entrepreneurial environment filled with challenging opportunities for cutting-edge professionals who believe in a commitment to excellence and integrity. We value domain expertise, experience and knowledge and a commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction. We offer an exceptionally generous benefit plan for our employees.

Position Description/Summary: 
Programmer will work as part of a team to support a Government Off-the-Shelf (GOTS) application and be responsible for developing solutions for engineering studies and client/server or internet/intranet applications, systems engineering, systems integration, architectural design, structured analysis, and object-oriented principles. Support will include programming/analysis services on software developed or used by Air Force contracting offices that includes: FAR Clause Logic, Auto Clause Information (ACI) program, Document Assembly).  The programming is heavily concentrated in Micro Focus Dialog System and Micro Focus Visual COBOL and also requires a specialized knowledge of XML Thunder. Position also requires software engineering services and technical expertise for defining and analyzing system requirements, developing design specifications, translating specifications into programming logic, and testing). Individuals will also provide technical assistance to Help Desk personnel and project managers on problem resolution and troubleshooting of software modules as needed.

Minimum Position Requirements: 
  • Must be proficient in in the development of information systems using Micro Focus Dialog System and Micro Focus Visual COBOL in multi developer networked environment. Must be able to debug existing code as well as design and implement new changes using object oriented principles.
  • Must be proficient using Visual COBOL in a mixed language environment such as VB, VB.NET and C#.
  • Must be proficient with XML Thunder for coding for developing input/output XML files and their associated schemas.
  • Must have experience using MS Office Word/Excel automation with in COBOL to import and export data.
  • Must have a working knowledge of IBM MQ 8.0 or higher and the ability to read/write messages in the proper format to communicate with other MQ Systems with encryption.  
  • Must be able to create and maintain Micro Focus Indexed Sequential Access Method (ISAM) data files, XML Files and Schema’s. 
  • Must have the ability to generate documents, reports and emails in the following outputs (RTF, TXT, PDF, XLS and MIME).
  • Must be experience developing software in structured environment using CMMI level 3 standards.
  • Must be proficient defining and analyzing system requirements, developing design specifications, translating specifications into programming logic, peer reviewing and completing all assigned levels of testing and documentation.
  • Although knowledge of Air Force contracting software systems managed by AFLCMC/HIBB is not a prerequisite, it is highly desirable.
Due to the nature of this position only U.S. Citizens with an active DoD Secret Clearance will be considered. 
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