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Position – Sr. Systems Software Engineer

Location - Hyattsville, MD

Duration: Full-Time

Job Description

This is a FULLTIME position for our client CMMi 5 and ISO 9001 certified company, a leading federal contractor.
“US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.
We are unable to sponsor at this time”.

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Sr. Systems Software Engineer, Hyattsville, MD

The Senior System Software Engineer is responsible for the development, maintenance, troubleshooting and support of major and complex computer-based, near real-time systems for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP The Senior System Software Engineer is responsible for analyzing and implementing information technology solutions, plus formulating, managing and engineering solutions for legacy bases FOCUS and COBOL applications for the NFIP. The Senior Systems Engineer is responsible for working directly with FEMA staff in supporting the Annual Rate & Rule and Program Changes for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP The Senior System Software Engineer will serve as the Subject Matter Expert for ensuring the NFIP rate/rule and program changes implemented. The Senior Systems Engineer will support the Operations & Maintenance of the NFIP legacy applications including.

Description of specific Duties in a typical workday for this position:

Work with NFIP team and FEMA Actuarial staff to support and deliver the technical needs and requirements for the Annual Rate Review process through rate modeling against flood insurance policies.
Serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) with the client for the PC Rating Systems, Corelogic and GIS systems.

Design, code, test, debug, implement and document COBOL, FOCUS and FoxPro based applications for the National Flood Insurance Program changes. Utilizing both agile and waterfall methodologies.

Troubleshoot, update and maintain system logic for System of Record (SOR), Transaction Record Reporting and Processing (TRRP) Plan and Edit Specifications and other component system within the National Flood Insurance Program architecture.

Responsible for the supporting the day to day operability for the National Flood Insurance Program GIS and Corelogic systems in support the monthly TRRP processing.

Monitor system consoles for unusual conditions, analyze failures, determine root causes, develop and implement actions to fix issues and improve system availability for mainframe and distributed applications.

Support the execution of production batch cycles for the SOR TRRP cycles.

Collect information from current NFIP Bureau Statistical applications; evaluate program requirement and level of effort estimates for development needs.

Perform/participate in quality assurance activities like peer reviews.

Develop documents (for example NFIP TRRP and Edit specifications) and complete work assignments.

Ensure developed changes adherence to quality / security standards

Analyze designs, develop and implement ADHOC, special processing in support of client requests and system

Position Requirements:

10 + years software development experience with the installation, configuration and maintenance mandatory experience with the following:


Windows, OS/390, ZOS operating systems

Experience using SFTP, demonstrate proficiency in MVS, JES2 and JES3, IRM, VTAM, ACF2 and system software commands for ongoing monitoring and detailed problem diagnosis.

Experience with Windows Server, SharePoint, SQL Server, CA-7/CRTL M

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Kanban, Agile and CMMI experience

Self-starter and the ability to multi-task

Detail oriented and highly organized

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Highly collaborative with ability to work with extended teams

Bachelor degree in a technical or related discipline, or direct experience with NFIP

US Citizenship required

Preferred but not required skills:

3+ years National Flood Insurance Knowledge

Agile methodology experience

This is a full time position paying a base salary, full benefits, and has possible bonus potential based on merit and performance.

Please feel free to get back to us for any clarifications.

Looking forward to hear from you.