Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a  Remote 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. 

Remote work is a possibility


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.  Remote work is a possibility.


  • 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. 
  • 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 of experience administering IBM Power 8/9 Systems environments running IBM for a multi-system and partitioned environment.
  • ***Need to have IBM i operating system experience. This is critical.
  • 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, and Networking.
  • Linux Administration skills.
  • Must possess a current CompTia S+ Certification.
  • Must currently possess a valid DoD Secret Security Clearance.  TCI will assist with transfers of clearances.

Application Instructions

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