Configuration Analyst Senior

Clearance Level
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ72878 Configuration Analyst Senior (Open)

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

General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) is looking for an experienced Configuration Analyst to join our eMedNY Release Coordination team as we continue to partner with New York State Department of Health to provide comprehensive Medicaid Fiscal Agent services in the operations and enhancement of the statewide Medicaid Management Information Systems.

In this role, as a member of the four person eMedNY Release Coordination team, you will 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.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • 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.


The position requires a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, or a related discipline

Required Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years or more of IT 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 details, good analytical and problem solving skills
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 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
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.