Sr. Mainframe Engineer

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Apex Systems
Systems, Engineer, Protocol, IT, IBM, Scripts
Full Time

Job Description

Apex Systems has an immediate opportunity for a REMOTE Sr. Mainframe Engineer based in Ft. Knox, KY. This is a long-term contract-to-hire position supporting a division of the federal government, and compensation ranges depending on experience. This position is contingent upon funding and is expected to start in January 2021.

If you are interested, or if you would like more information, please contact Brianna at and reference Job #1085821

Must have at least a SECRET Clearance

Unavailable for C2C

Responsibilities of the Sr. Mainframe Engineer:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to design new or upgrade current Mainframe services and capabilities.
  • Perform senior-level system administration tasks including configuring remote storage, shell scripting, setting kernel run-time parameters, and configuration of network services such as file sharing, web, Secure Shell (SSH), and File Transfer Protocol
  • Create high availability clusters, manage logical volumes and snapshots, configure enterprise management systems, and deploy and manage Enterprise Systems in a scalable, efficient manner
  • Build and release updates and configuration changes using a central package manager tool set and create version control repositories.
  • Use standard system tools to analyze and improve the performance of enterprise systems and applications running on the Mainframe
  • Create, maintain, and extend Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) framework-based enterprise applications and interactions
  • Develop enterprise integration patterns to route, mediate, and transform messages and other information flows between enterprise services
  • Create and update container images and links to containers as well as automate the management and deployment of systems in an enterprise environment


Required Experience of the Sr. Mainframe Engineer:
  • A minimum ten years of overall IT experience, with five (5) years of experience as a Lead/Senior Mainframe Engineer in support of Mainframe systems administration, job coding and deployment, and scripting of Mainframe administration tasks
  • Experience with IBM z/OS mainframe systems
  • Experience with Nutanix is highly preferred
  • Successful work history of integrating and sustaining Mainframe services.


Education/Certification Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
  • Possess the required IA and CE certifications for the assigned role


EEO Employer

Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or


Company Information

Apex Systems is a world class technology services business that incorporates industry insights and experience to deliver solutions that fulfill our clients’ digital visions. We provide a continuum of service from workforce mobilization and modern enterprise solutions to digital innovation to drive better results and bring more value to our clients. Apex transforms our customers with modern enterprise solutions tailored to the industries we serve. Apex has a presence in over 70 markets across US, Canada and Mexico. Apex is a segment of ASGN Inc. (NYSE: ASGN)

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Dice Id : apexsan
Position Id : 1085821
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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