Technical and Management Resources, Inc.

  • Senior Systems Administrator

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/1/2018 5:22 PM)
    Job ID
    Security Clearance
  • Overview

    Under general direction, performs high-level systems analysis, evaluation, design, integration, documentation, and implementation of very complex application that require a thorough knowledge of administrative and technical skills.  Directs and participates in all phases of system development with emphasis on planning, analysis, evaluation, integration, testing and acceptance phases (IV&V and DT&E).  Applies higher-level business or technical principles and methods to very difficult technical problems to arrive at automated engineering solution.  Designs and prepares technical reports and related documentation, and makes charts and graphs to record results.  Prepare and deliver presentations and briefings as required by the Task Order.  May be required to serve as Task Leader.  Responsible for ensuring the quality and services delivered for particular task(s) for which this skill is performing the Task Leader position.


    Serves as a Systems Programmer in the mainframe environment, which provides mainframe systems support for DOJ-wide customers in an enterprise data center environment.


    Duties include, but are not limited to:

    Mainframe Systems Programmer – responsible for the installation, configuration, monitoring, automation, integrity, technical support and maintenance of the Department’s IBM System Z mainframe environment. 

     Serves as a systems programmer for z/Linux.  Knowledge of z/VM and z/OS a plus.  Handling day-to-day activities.  This position requires a great deal of experience in Linux administration and hardening in a SUSE or Red Hat Linux environment.


      This position requires:   

    1. Thorough knowledge and proven ability to perform installation, maintenance, problem analysis and prevention, system tailoring, customization and administration, performance monitoring and tuning, and documentation of z/Linux guests. Experience with IBM z/VM in support of z/Linux guests a plus.
    2. Proven ability to determine, analyze and resolve software and related problems.
    3. Demonstrated high level communication skills and ability to develop positive relationships with customers, team members, vendor service providers and stakeholders.
    4. Ability to work independently and as a team member.
    5. Strong customer service skills.
    6. Experience installing and migrating new software releases.


    • Requires ability to pass a Minimum Background Investigation (MBI)
    • Extensive experience installing, hardening and maintaining LINUX and scripting is required
    • Operating Systems:  using z/OS and/or z/VM, CMS
    • Using IBM SW:  TSO, ISPF, SDSF, JCL; CMS, Xedit
    • SW: Websphere, Connect:Direct, VM:Operator, CA Hidro, CA-Top Secret (or other z/VM ESM such as RACF, ACF2, VM:Secure), CA-Scheduler, CA-1, Assembler
    • HW: Hitachi VSP, IBM TS7720/7740/7760 Virtual Tape
    • General knowledge of mainframe hardware including z series HW, Virtual tape and enterprise storage a plus.
    • Basic z System Support Knowledge including REXX
    • Experience maintaining mainframe IODF a plus.
    • Ability to apply user requirements to the analysis, planning, and design of technology systems.
    • Ability to communicate problems and solutions both verbally and in writing to the Government Lead.
    • Ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with speed and efficiency.
    • Ability to work closely with others in a team environment
    • Ability to interface with all customer levels.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

    Technical and Management Resources, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate with regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, or Vietnam veteran status. This policy affirms TMR’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of discriminatory practices. We encourage all employees to take advantage of opportunities for promotion as they occur.


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