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.
  • Integrate technical knowledge and business understanding to create superior solutions for company and for customers.
  • Mentor team members, other organizations, customers, and vendors on complex issues.
  • Incident Management such as resolve technical and some business incidents independently.
  • Escalation Management such as identify, mange, and lead escalations through leadership.
  • Problem Management such as proactively and reactively look for solutions to prevent complex problems from occurring across teams and technologies.
  • Change Management such as Independently review and verify changes or solutions of high complexity and risk to meet customer needs.
  • Patch and Security Management such as 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 such as ensure Configuration Management Database (CMDB) entries are complete and accurate.
  • Solution Design such as apply company solutions or, when justified by business needs, create solutions to meet highly complex customer needs.
  • Quality such as provide feedback or influence change in internal or vendor-provided products offerings.
  • Project Management such as participate, propose, or lead complex customer and internal projects, including transformation, across technology areas. Provide review or advice to projects inside or 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.


  • 10 years of experience administering IBM Power 8/9 Systems environments running IBM for a multi-system and partitioned environment.
  • MUST have IBM  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.
  • Teamwork: Lead or work as part of a team, which may be virtual, global, and/or multifunctional, and addressing complex issues. Trusted advisor inside technology area and recognized outside team/technology area.
  • 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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