COBOL Developer

at General Dynamics Information Technology
Published November 21, 2022
Location Glendale, AZ
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Type of Requisition: Regular

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Public Trust/Other Required: NACI (T1)

Job Family: Systems Analysis

Seize your opportunity to make a personal impact as a COBOL Developer supporting the United States Postal Service (USPS). GDIT is your place to make meaningful contributions to challenging projects and grow a rewarding career.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. You will help ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter.


  • Analyzes and evaluates existing or proposed systems and designs computer systems to process data

  • Analyzes systems and procedures to refine their formulation and converts them to programmable formats

  • Writes or updates software specifications

  • Creates logical data models based on functional requirements

  • Performs quality assurance review of specifications for internal and external delivery

  • Troubleshoots and provides technical support and solutions to users

  • Develops analytical tools for use in the design and redesign of systems

  • Analyzes detail systems factors, including input and output requirements, information flow, hardware and software requirements, and reliability characteristics

  • Prepares and updates documentation for new or existing systems

  • Monitors system effectiveness in satisfying user needs

  • May provide guidance and work leadership to less-experienced analysts.

  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned

  • Participates in special projects as required



  • Bachelor's Degree in a Computer Science or related technical discipline, preferred but not required

Required Experience:

  • 10+ years of experience COBOL, VSAM, JCL, TSO/ISPF, XPEDITER, FileAid, Changeman, CICS, Hostbridge

Security Clearance Level:

  • Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance

  • The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. US Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Payroll processing

  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum processes and management tools such as VersionOne

  • Knowledge of and experience in an IT Service management System (preferably ServiceNow) and ITIL processes

Desired Skill:

  • Focus

  • MarkIV

  • MicroStrategy


  • Remote


  • Full-flex work week to own your priorities at work and at home

  • 401K with company match

  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

  • Professional growth opportunities including paid education and certifications

  • Cutting-edge technology you can learn from

  • Rest and recharge with paid vacation and holidays

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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.