Configuration Analyst Senior (COBOL)

Clearance Level
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ104880

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. The people supporting and securing some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work has meaning and impact on the world around us, but also on us, and that’s important.

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by embracing autonomy, seizing opportunity, and being trusted to deliver your best every day.

We think. We act. We deliver. There is no challenge we can’t turn into opportunity. Our work depends on a Configuration Analyst Senior joining our team to support New York State Department of Heath Medicaid Management Information System activities at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As a Configuration Analyst Senior supporting the eMedNY Quality Assurance Release Coordination team, you will be trusted to facilitate all aspects of software development projects, fast track and defect releases, to meet the needs of the New York State Department of Health. This position is based at GDIT’s office at Riverview Center in Menands, NY.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Review, approve and track all IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) (Mainframe COBOL) packages generated for all projects. 
  • Create and maintain Control Review Board (CRB) documents that capture key information about each software development project, fast track and defect
  • Chair CRB meetings, as needed
  • Support all Database Change Requests, including DB2 and LUW tables, views & stored procedures.
  • Review, approve and track all Dimensions CM (Open Distributed System) packages generated for all projects
  • Work closely with the following teams, PMO, Application Development, Integration Testing, Quality Assurance teams, Systems Architecture (Application/Data Architects & DBAs) and Configuration Management to ensure all aspects of software development projects, fast track and defect migration are handled at the proper time and sequence
  • Monitor and coordinate the following, as they migrate through all 14 eMedNY environments: SQL, Edit settings, System Parameter/XLAT/System Lists, Job Control Language (JCL), Procedures (PROCs), Control Cards, Zweasy data loads, Conversions, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, or a related discipline, plus 5 or more years of Information Technology experience
  • Experience in all phases of the software development life cycle
  • A background in Release Management, including planning, scheduling and controlling a software build through different stages and environments
  • Strong attention to detail, good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to multitask on a daily basis and work independently to reach each goal   
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to communicate with customers, support staff, software development staff and management
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple team members, as well as productively as an individual.
  • A strong background in the use of Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook.


  • Knowledge with Mainframe based applications and projects using COBOL, CICS, JCL, PROC, Control Library and Zweasy
  • Knowledge of Dimensions CM, with the various types of baselines and configuration properties for Open Distributed System
  • IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC) multi-branch mainframe experience
  • Knowledge working with DB2 z/OS and LUW Database changes


  • Full-flex work week
  • 401K with company match
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career
  • Collaborative teams of highly motivated critical thinkers and innovators
  • Ability to make a real impact on the world around you

This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.