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Mainframe Systems Administrator 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number KGS20-0063  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Government Services  
Location KGS Fort Collins, CO  
Description

Koniag Government Services is looking for a Mainframe Systems Administrator to join our team in support of a federal client located in Fort Collins, CO. Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are a member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The Mainframe Systems Administrator provides internal and external customers with exceptional 24x7 customer service support in a flexible environment.

Duties and responsibilities

This position is considered senior level and opportunities to be involved in other aspects of z/OS system support are encouraged.

  • Candidate will have extensive experience with IBM mainframe operating systems, including MVS and z/OS to add to an existing Systems Programming staff. The qualified candidate will function as a z/OS Systems Programmer.
  • Perform as a z/OS mainframe administrator: configuring, maintaining, and supporting z/OS Operating System Environments.
  • Utilize SMP/E for vendor product and system OS maintenance.
  • Interacts with technology teams such as Computer Operations and Data Base Administrators.
  • Utilize knowledge of TCP/IP and SNA/VTAM architecture for networking support.
  • Work with Security personnel to help define and configure RACF security rules for dataset and other resource definitions.
  • Configures and administers controls and policies for automation products that run in the z/OS environment.
  • Provides to Federal staff for audit interviews. Utilizes automation, tooling, reports, utilities, and batch programs necessary to minimize manual activities and provide meaningful audit and management reporting.
  • Troubleshoots and tracks problem and incident tickets with vendors and clients.
  • Supports scheduled weekend work, Disaster Recovery (DR) tests and participates in a shared on-call duty rotation for off-hours technical support.
  • Third party software experience should include BMC lOA Control-M, Control-T, Control-O, SEA TRMS and SAVRS, or equivalent products.
  • Large system performance and capacity measurements and reporting utilizing IBM's RMF and SMF data, SAS language, MXG software, and IntelliMagic Vision for z/OS.
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications

  • Ability to obtain a public trust security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 4 or more years’ experience working in a related environment
  • IBM Mainframe z/OS Systems Programmer with 4+ years of experience with installation, modification, and maintenance of 3rd party software.
  • Must be competent in SMP/e, TSO/e, ISPF, and SDSF, and comfortable working in a DF/SMS, SYSPLEX, RACF, and JES2 environment

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

 
Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance  
About our Company

Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit www.koniag-gs.com

 

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