Job Description

Reference # : 17-00837Title : zLinux Performance Analyst
Location : Germantown, MD
Position Type : Contract
Experience Level : Start Date / End Date : 10/02/2017 / 09/06/2018
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 Performance Analyst to monitor, analyze, tune, and troubleshoot performance of the Application and zLinux system and Infrastructure. Identify System/Infrastructure bottlenecks and make recommendations to improve performance and throughout of the Application and zLinux System.

Primary Duties:
•Specific duties may include, but not be limited to, the following:
•Monitor Application and System performance metrics
•Identify performance bottlenecks in zLinux, Application and Infrastructure
•Performance root cause analysis of performance issues and provide tuning recommendations to improve Application and System performance
•Perform Performance Engineering (PE) to simulate zLinux capacity models
•Present summary report with findings and recommendations
•Analyze and gather performance data using Performance tools

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.

•Analyze zLinux and Application performance metrics - 5 years
•Troubleshooting performance bottlenecks - 5 years
•Performance Engineering and Capacity Planning for zLinux scalability - 5 years
•Root cause analysis and tuning recommendations – 8 years
•Analyze and gather performance data using Performance tools – 8 years

Preferred Skills:
•Linux Performance Analysis experience

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

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