Mainframe Developer (COBOL/CICS)

1 month ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Technology
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time


MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.


We are seeking a seeking a Mainframe Developer to join our team in Baltimore, MD. 


  • Develops code, tests, and debugs new software or enhancements to existing software.
  • Performs maintenance on existing software products and contributes knowledge of business applications.
  • Writes programs according to specifications needed. Works with the technical staff to understand problems with software and then resolves them.
  • Responds to all reported current software production concerns.
  • Resolves customer complaints with the software and responds to suggestions for improvements and enhancements. Also, assists in the development of software user manuals.
  • Engages in production support activities on an as needed basis.

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university required; equivalent years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Must have at least 6 years of COBOL and CICS development and maintenance experience; 8 years’ experience is preferred
  • Strong IBM mainframe operating system experience.
  • VSAM w/IDCAMS knowledge
  • Experience with JCL/PROCS
  • Prior experience working with abend analysis, resolution tools, and Library source maintenance tools.
  • Experience with online and batch programming troubleshooting tools.
  • Must have prior work history of a quarterly or semi-annual maintenance release schedule
  • Prior experience in Medicare claims adjudication, Home Health, Skilled Nursing Facility, Durable Medical Equipment, Part A, or Part B processing is required
  • Experience in software development full life cycle process is required
  • Knowledge of Federal government contracting is desired

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit for up to 80% of time
  • Ability to stand for up to 10% of time
  • Work is performed in an office environment with a low to moderate noise level
  • Ability to lift or transport objects weighing up to 10 lbs.

Additional Requirements as per Contract/Client:

  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust - Moderate Risk clearance

EEO Statement

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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