180946 - System Administrator 4
NM-New Mexico
Up to $41.14 DOE
6 months, CTH

Chipton-Ross is seeking a System Administrator 4 for an opportunity in Albuquerque, NM.

o Install and Maintain Mainframe Third Party Software.
o Install and Maintain Mainframe IBM Software.
o Perform hardware installations and configurations.
o Support all aspects of mainframe TCP/IP and SNA networks that includes configuring and troubleshooting.
o Install, Maintain, and Configure CICS.
o Establish high levels of security via RACF.
o System Performance Tuning and Reporting in a Mainframe environment.
o Perform Complex System Upgrades and Changes.
o Resolve System Software Problems.
o Adherence to All Customer Contract Service Level Agreements (SLAs).

Bachelor degree and 10 years' relevant experience or additional 14 years of specialized/relevant experience in lieu of degree.
Experience ordering, installing, and maintaining mainframe software.
Experience in analyzing and solving mainframe system software problems.
Experience with mainframe system backup and recovery.
Successfully employ technology to improve efficiency, reliability, and security.
Good verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to multi-task across different projects.
Self-motivated, highly committed, ability to work independently, perform well within cross-functional teams, work under strict deadlines with attention to detail.
Proactive, results oriented.
Motivated self-starter with a Can Do attitude and a proven track record of high customer service and exceptional delivery results.
Develop and maintain product vendor relationships.
Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with TSO, z/OS R2V2 or higher, SMP/E, IBM utilities.
Proficient in Microsoft Office software use.
State Government customer hosting or data center project experience.
Mainframe support and services delivery on a firm fixed price (FFP), service level requirements penalty bearing contract.
Data Center mainframe outsourcing support and services.
Technical lead of a major mainframe upgrade or a complete mainframe full system transition project.
Excellent customer relationship skills.
Installing, upgrading, and maintaining network appliances.
Installing and maintaining major subsystems such as DB2 and CICS.
Installing and maintaining mainframe networking interfaces, such as Enterprise Extender, TCP/IP, and TN3270.
Installing, upgrading, and configuring mainframe hardware and peripherals.
Disaster Recovery Planning and Testing.
Disaster Recovery Certification(s).
ITIL Foundations V3 Certification.
CISCO Certifications (CCNA, CCNP).

Bachelor degree is required. Or an additional 14 years of specialized/relevant experience in lieu of degree.
School must be accredited.

5/40 workweek.
M-F: On-Site; Some Weekends: On-Call.

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Zachary Fasano
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.