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Senior Mainframe Administrator

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Job ID: 2116791
Location: FORT KNOX, KY, United States
Date Posted: Nov 29, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Interim Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for a REMOTE Senior Mainframe Administrator to join our team in support of our customer at the Army Human Resources Command in Fort Knox, KY, while working from home. This is a Remote / Work from Home position. Description of Duties: 

  • Responsible for providing comprehensive Mainframe Operations support for the Fort Knox Data Center. 
  • Must have experience in z/OS environment, such as memory, processors, devices, and file systems.  
  • Familiar with mainframe operating sophisticated products that enables the best use of the computer�s various resource, and ensure the maximum amount of work is processed as efficiently as possible. 
  • Propagate third party software across multiple mainframe environments. 
  • Provide problem resolution services for third party software. 
  • Provide required data to vendors in order to resolve issues. 
  • Implement vendor supplied fixes. 
  • Must be able to perform optimization and performance testing, provide technical support for incident response. 
  • Must be able to implement and maintain a secure environment in compliance with all IA and DoD STIG guidelines. 
  • Maintain and administer the disaster recover environment. 
  • Install and configure other software, IBM and OEM, through upgrades and application of maintenance using SMP/e and any other vendor prescribed method. 


Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelors in Computer Science (or related discipline; 4 years of additional experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. 
  • School experience with Java programming.
  • School experience with one or more of the following: Spring/JEE and Core Java programming, Linux operating system, Apache and JBoss or other web servers such as Tomcat a plus, JavaScript or DOM manipulation. 
  • Ability to obtain a DOD Secret Clearance Required; an interim Secret is acceptable to start work. SAIC will assist with the processing of the interim secret security clearance for the qualified candidate. 
  • CompTIA Security + Certification is required prior to start date. 


COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. All SAIC employees must be fully vaccinated and they must submit proof of vaccination on their first day of employment. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over SAIC's vaccination policy.


Target salary range: $75,001 - $100,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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