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Sr. ALC Tester - Part Time

at Maximus

Posted: 9/30/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 44348
Keywords: software

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-MD-Lanham
    Posted Date4 weeks ago(9/24/2019 9:43 AM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Job Schedule
    Regular Part-Time

    Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

    Job Description Summary

    We have a need for a part-time Sr. Assembler Language Computer (ALC) Tester to support the IRS Internal Management Domain in support of the legacy and legislative Financial Management Information System (FMIS), Passport and Private Debt Collectors (PDC) with interfaces to other Collection systems. The Sr. ALC Tester will test and maintain these ALC programs.

    The Sr. ALC Tester will provide program, testing and debugging, as necessary, and produce test results in Endevor. These ALC systems and programs will access and interface with Database 2 (DB2) databases so the ALC Tester must be familiar with ALC calls to interface with other DB2 databases.

    Our ideal candidate will be able to work remotely from home. The selected candidate must be flexible and available to attend Skype meetings or conference calls. The selected candidate may be required to perform other activities in New Carrollton on an as needed basis. The IRS facility is conveniently located directly across the street from the New Carrollton Metro station.

    This position is Part-time 30 hours a week.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    - Lead the development of software solutions that will meet or exceed business requirements; the development effort includes designing and implementing modules to the system specifications, conducting unit testing, troubleshooting issues and producing detailed proposals to resolve issues.
    - May evaluate new coding techniques, tools, modules, and implementation as appropriate.
    - Lead and mentor entry and mid-level developers.
    - Consult on requirements elicitation and definition.
    - Design software solutions per systems requirements.
    - Code software solutions per designs.
    - Code reviews, unit test, and integrate coded modules.
    - Assist other developers in resolving issues by providing guidance and training.
    - Support testing and remediate defects.
    - Support users through troubleshooting and analysis of production logs and data.
    - Investigate new solutions, tools, products, and techniques to incorporate into coding standards.

    Minimum Requirements:

    - Requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 6 years with a Master’s degree; or equivalent experience.

    - Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision and guidance

    - Good verbal and written communication skills

    *Part-Time Worker Job Profile


    - Analyze users stories and/use cases/requirements for validity and feasibility
    - Execute all levels of testing (System, Integration, and Regression testing)
    - Design and develop automated scripts, when needed.
    - Detect and track software defects and inconsistencies.
    - Provide testing support and ELC documentation.

    - Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required; an additional four (4) years of related work experience can substitute for a degree
    - At least eight (8) years of related experience required
    - Experience with IBM ALC programming language in a z/OS environment
    - Experience with IBM Job Control Language (JCL)
    - Experience with IBM Database 2 (DB2)/Structured Query Language (SQL) development
    - Ability to work with little oversight on a team with remote teammates
    - Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    - Excellent attention to detail capability
    - Ability to interface with all levels of management
    - Ability to perform complex tasks with minimal supervision and guidance
    - Excellent time management, scheduling and organizational skills
    - Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    - Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    - Ability to work well independently or in a team setting
    - Preferred qualifications and experience include: experience with TSO, File Manager, ISPF, Endevor, and IBM utilities; experience with IRS systems including Automated Collection System, Integrated Collection System, Automated Lien System, FMIS, Passport, and PDC

    Additional Requirements as per Contract:
    - Candidates must meet requirements to obtain and maintain an IRS Minimum Background Investigation (MBI) clearance (active IRS Moderate Risk MBI clearance is a plus)
    - Candidates must be a US Citizen or a Legal Permanent Resident (Green Card status) for 3 years, and be Federal Tax compliant


    EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. 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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