Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Senior IBM Power 8/9 System Administrator in Fort Lee, VA.  This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire.  In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long Term Disability benefits.
Please note that this position requires a current DoD Secret Security Clearance and a CompTia S+ Certification. 
We are offering an exciting DoD Contract opportunity with our government sector client on the Fort Lee, VA Military Campus.  If you enjoy a collaborative and creative work environment, this is a great opportunity for you to join a rapidly growing IT team. 
The Senior IBM Power8/9 System Administrator will work as part of a team, which may be virtual, global, and/or multifunctional addressing complex issues

  • Apply deep and broad technical background and knowledge of industry trends to operate several critical or high risk technology areas/customer groups. Integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create superior solutions for company and for customers. Mentor/consult with team members, other organizations, customers, and vendors on complex issues.
  • Incident Management: Resolve technical and some business incidents independently. Mentor/assist less-experienced team members on complex incidents.
  • Escalation Management: identify, mange, and lead escalations through leadership.
  • Problem Management: Proactively and reactively look for solutions to prevent complex problems from occurring across teams/technologies.
  • Change Management: Independently review and verify changes/solutions of high complexity and risk to meet customer and/or trade/company Information Technology infrastructure needs
  • Patch and Security Management: Provide input to security policies. Proactively monitor the environment for patch compliance. Analyze patches for compatibility with each customer or internal infrastructure environment. Approve patch and security changes.
  • Configuration Management: Ensure Configuration Management Database (CMDB) entries are complete and accurate.
  • Solution Design: Apply company solutions or, when justified by business needs, create solutions to meet highly complex customer and/or trade/company
  • IT infrastructure needs. Provide feedback to create new company solution sets.
  • Quality: May provide feedback/influence change in internal and/or vendor-provided products/service offerings.
  • Project Management: Participate, propose, and/or lead complex customer and internal projects, including transformation, across technology/ customers and/or internal businesses/end user’s areas. Provide review/advice to projects inside/outside responsibility areas.
  • Customer Relationship Management: Influence with customers and/or internal businesses/end users on a broad range of technical and operational topics. Becoming a trusted advisor to the customers and/or internal businesses/end users.
  • Develop and grow assigned customers and/or internal businesses/end users account relationships.
  • Five or more years’ experience administering IBM Power 8/9 Systems environments running IBM for a multi-system and partitioned environment. Requires in depth experience in the following areas:
  • Work Management
  • Performance Analysis and Tuning
  • Database Management
  • Backup and Recovery
  • Security and Compliance
  • Storage Management
  • Journal Management
  • Hardware/Software Installation and Maintenance
  • Communications
  • Networking
  • Linux Admin skills
  • Must possess a current CompTia S+ Certification.
  • Must currently possess a valid DoD Secret Security Clearance.  TCI will assist with transfers of clearances.
  • Technical certification 

The client is located at Fort Lee, Virginia. Employee must be within driving distance of Fort Lee, VA. 

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