Job Description

Reference # : 17-00839Title : zLinux Admin
Location : Germantown, MD
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/02/2017 / 09/06/2018
Description
Must be a U.S. Citizen or lawful Permanent Resident Alien status with three or more years of U.S. residency as a Permanent Resident Alien is required.

If candidate does not have an active IRS MBI clearance, they will be required to obtain one prior to being authorized to start the position.


Statement of Work:

MeF is a platform for electronically filing returns with the IRS. It provides SOA based web services that filers use to submit returns, and provides web applications for IRS users to work with the returns. MeF validates filed returns, determines their disposition, and interfaces with other IRS systems for downstream processing of the returns. IBM developed and enhanced MeF since 2001.

Task Description: zLinux administrator to install, maintain, monitor, tune, troubleshoot and upgrade Linux operating system on System Z/Linux One

Primary Duties:
Specific duties may include, but not be limited to, the following:
•Configuring and maintaining z/VM systems (CP and CMS, DIRMANT, RACF and zSecure for z/VM)
•Provisioning/cloning and maintaining Red Hat Linux guests under z/VM
•Cloning process using DIRMAINT and IBM Wave
•Configuring and maintaining Linux servers using Red Hat satellite server network
•Troubleshooting performance issues on Linuz on z/VM platform
•Analyze and gather performance data using Performance Toolkit for z/VM

Required Skills:
The candidate must have at least 5 years prior work experience in an administration or facilitation role and must be able to demonstrate relevant experience using the following skills.

•Configuring and maintaining z/VM systems/Linux One (CP and CMS, DIRMANT, RACF and zSecure for z/VM) – 7 years
•Provisioning/cloning and maintaining Red Hat Linux guests under z/VM – 7 years
•Cloning process using DIRMAINT and IBM Wave – 7 years
•Configuring and maintaining Linux servers using Red Hat satellite server network – 7 years
•Troubleshooting performance issues on Linuz on z/VM platform – 7 years
•Analyze and gather performance data using Performance Toolkit for z/VM – 7 years

Preferred Skills:
•Solaris 10 and Network Administration

Prefer candidates that are local to the Washington, DC Metro Area.

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