Configuration Analyst Senior

Clearance Level
Menands, New York

REQ#: RQ101473

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 Systems Operations Team, you will be trusted to establish and maintain the integrity and control of software across multiple platforms (e.g. servers, mainframes, client machines) throughout a project’s lifecycle. In this role, a typical day will include:

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages source code for different client environments using RTC for mainframe. This includes the propagation of fixes and enhancements to and from the environments.
  • Promoting code to production.
  • Provide multiple environment DB2 bind solutions.
  • Provide multiple environment CICS support and monitoring.
  • Control branching and merging of the code base using the source control system.
  • Build, release and configure production application environment.
  • Ensure proper archiving and auditability of product releases.
  • Troubleshoot problems in all environments possibly linked to configuration issues.
  • Responsible for maintaining a 24X7 high profile, multi-platform Production Processing environment, monitoring, supporting and coordinating production batch schedules and performing ABEND determination and resolution.
  • Determine computing resource requirements, such as execution time, resources, and priority considerations necessary to support the workload schedule.
  • Make recommendations to enhance scheduling and processing. Ensures that proper notification and escalation procedures on missed checkpoints or other batch/online processing delays are being followed. Ensure all changes are properly documented, categorized, planned, tested, communicated and the appropriate back-out plans are in place.
  • Responsible for ensuring that up to date job control language (JCL) and operations documentation is maintained in Service Now (SNOW).
  • Develops, maintains and monitors production run schedules to ensure application and system efficiency.
  • Provides complex production run instructions to computer operations.
  • Creates and maintains backups of files used for testing application programs.
  • Reviews application run instructions, recovery instructions and other complex operational documentation for accuracy, completeness and compliance with standards.
  • Assists in job recovery by communicating with Developer’s, DBA’s, Scheduler’s, and Command Center staff.
  • Controls the development of standards and procedures for production processing.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, or a related discipline, plus 5 years of Quality Assurance or Information Technology experience
  • The position also requires three (3) years of experience with one or more of the following tools including IBM’s Rational Team Concert, TSO, IBM DB2 interactive and Connect Direct.
  • Must be able to identify and learn new technologies quickly and work in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Heavy understanding and workings of mainframe JCL and JCL utilities.
  • Knowledge of ZEKE scheduling a plus.
  • Working knowledge of MFT/SFG (sterling file gateway) file transfer protocol is a plus.
  • JCL to server communication via JCL.  Server processing – Spring Batch, DataStage, Co:z
  • Real-time front end transaction processing


  • Strong organization and time management skills while working in a rapid software development environment


  • 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 December 8, 2021 or the start date, if after December 8.

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.