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Mainframe Endevor Systems Engineer



Full Time

On Site


Baltimore, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Come join one of our high performing teams responsible for building and supporting enterprise open systems platform of the Social Security Administration (SSA) and their mission to meet the changing needs of the public, positively impacting at least 65 million American lives per month. The Mainframe ENDEVOR Systems Engineer/Subject Matter Expert (SME) to recommend best practices and develop guidelines to assist in two service capacities “engineering” and “consulting” (engineering is defined as hands on work and consulting is defined as planning and design in technical role).

Do you have most of these key required skills, education, or experience? Do you want to learn more about our telework posture? Are you an US citizen, US resident, or Visa candidate and think you might fit? We recommend you apply and start the conversation today! Join us in supporting our SSA contracts in Woodlawn, Maryland.

Team Culture:

Your passion and values might be a good fit for our teams if you answer “yes” to the following questions:

  • Are you looking for a company that puts employees first, with a focus on career, flexibility, and well-being?
  • Do you enjoy collaborating with colleagues and teammates and believe that the best ideas are fostered in an inclusive environment?
  • Are you searching for a team with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive for daily mission success?
  • Are you comfortable with proactive outward communication and technical leadership?
  • Do you enjoy being a catalyst, solving complex problems, and providing innovative solutions?
  • Do you have the flexibility, creativity, and resilience to pivot the mission for success?
  • Do you have the courage to make tough ethical decisions with pride, transparency, and respect?

Mentorship & Career Growth:

Our teams are dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Experienced engineers will be assigned to new hires for one-on-one mentoring, collaborative code reviews, and coaching on customer engagement to help each new hire successfully onboard and demonstrate their skills. Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and will help you further develop your skillset.

Foundation for Success (Basic Qualifications):

This experience is the foundation a candidate needs to be successful in this position:

  • 10 years of experience or more as a Mainframe Systems Engineer
  • 5 years of experience with Broadcom ENDEVOR application
  • 5 years of experience with IBM SMP/E to perform mainframe software installation and maintenance
  • 5 years of experience with mainframe tools such as RMF, SMF, IPCS, Abend-Aid, File-Aid, SYSLOGs, etc., to resolve software problems
  • 5 years of experience with writing and debugging JCL and REXX/CLISTs.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

Factors to Help You Shine (Required Skills):

These skills will help you succeed in this position:

  • Ability to implement, test and verify mainframe software.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and resolve mainframe software problems.
  • Ability to write and debug JCL and REXX/CLISTs.
  • Ability to code in a programming language such as ALC or COBOL on a mainframe system.
  • Ability to customize mainframe system software options and parameters.

How to Stand Out from the Crowd (Desired Skills)

Showcase your knowledge of modern development through the following experience or skills:

  • Prior Federal government experience
  • Self-starter, highly motivated individual who adapts and isn’t afraid to volunteer in a dynamic work environment
  • Strong attention to detail with an ability to operate effectively across multiple priorities

Day to Day Responsibilities

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams and contribute to our communities. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business. If this sounds like a mission you want to be a part of, keep reading!

Every position we take is more rewarding when you know the why behind it. Know your work makes a difference to support those who need it most. If your passion is enabling life changing service to those around, you this is the place for you. Find you passion in a team environment where all members are valued regardless of contractor or employee status. We are excited for you to take your place in our Leidos Family.

Find your “Why” with us!

  • Provides expert analysis, design, development, implementation, and support of systems control software including operating systems, multi-user utilities, locally prepared subroutines, and intercomputer communications and vendor proprietary software for the mainframe environment.
  • Provides expert technical analysis for problem determination and coordination of mainframe systems and mainframe software problems, employs problem analysis and resolution techniques, and analyzes the most difficult problems and determines the most effective methods of resolution.
  • Review and assess existing standards and policies in order to initiate and coordinate necessary revisions, deletions, or improvements.
  • Designs major extensions and enhancements to mainframe operating systems software to support current, revised and new functional requirements.
  • Designs, develops, implements, and supports automated management techniques, enhancements, and procedures for operations, job scheduling, and storage media for mainframe environments.
  • Provides expert advice to systems components on technical capabilities and limitations, developments, and other matters related to mainframe operating system software.
  • Provides expert technical support to computer operations and applications programming personnel.
  • Prepares and presents oral and written recommendations to management on the feasibility of implementing new or revised operating systems software. Develops supporting documentation materials for the justification and acquisition of operating systems software.
  • Plans for and directs the development of benchmarks, pilot studies and validation procedures for new or revised mainframe operating systems software.

Education & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

Leidos’ Health Group is recognized as a Top 10 Health IT provider. We draw on decades of success to deliver a range of solutions and services designed to meet the healthcare challenges of today. From the research bench to the patient bedside, we are a company of scientists, engineers, and technologists delivering a broad range of impactful, customizable, and scalable solutions to hospitals and health systems, biomedical organizations, and every U.S. federal agency focused on health. Leidos works with customers across the continuum of care to improve clinical, operational, and financial outcomes with innovative solutions that advance the next generation of care. Our mission is to contribute to creating a healthier world. Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today! ITSSCII

Pay Range:

Pay Range $118,300.00 - $182,000.00 - $245,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.