Cobol Software Application Engineer (649536)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description



Provide programming support with a minimum of supervision in an environment where a COBOL/RPG/SQL system is transitioning to a web-based environment. The primary programming language used for the individual filling this position will be COBOL. Responsibilities include design, coding, and testing along with proper documentation. Must be able to perform in an open communication, information-sharing team environment.


The Software Application Engineer will be responsible for support of the ALMSS program to include:

• Provide development and ongoing software support and issue resolution

• Design, code, test, document, debug and maintain stable programs in a COBOL/RPG/SQL environment

• Participation in daily scrum meetings, sprint planning, code reviews and sprint retrospectives

• Discrepancy report (DIREP) process support: analyze, troubleshoot, and modify software to address issues discovered by stakeholders, logistics analysts, or fellow software application engineers; address any issues discovered via a thorough test of the modified code



Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of years related experience, or High School and eight years related experience.

Candidate must possess knowledge and experience in COBOL and SQL, as well as Application Development experience working within a configuration controlled environment.


Knowledge of IBM Rational software, CL, HTML, RPG, JavaScript, ColdFusion, and Microsoft Office products. Experience in a CMM-SEI or ISO development environment a plus. Visual Studio

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta