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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 2/28/2017

Newberry Group, Inc. Beltsville, MD

Beltsville, MD
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED


Newberry Group is looking for a candidate who is flexible and looking to learn in a data center environment. The individual must have the following skills/provide the appropriate support:

Under general supervision, provides second-tier support to end users for either PC, server, or mainframe applications or hardware. Handles problems that the first-tier of help desk support is unable to resolve. May interact with network services, software systems engineering, and/or applications development to restore service and/or identify and correct core problem.


Ensure customer satisfaction through the resolution of all issues and problems reported.
Produce plans, coordinate maintenance and upgrades in support of NITC Infrastructure and customers.
Optimize the functionality of networks, systems, and reallocate resources independently without error resulting in no impact to our infrastructure or systems/availability.

Diagnose and recover failed systems and applications individually and direct intermediate level personnel on the knowledge and skills required to perform the task based on expertise.

Access, execute, and modify jobs and programs, make system and configurations changes, perform system IPL and Reboots via software and hardware methods, manage and respond to power and environmental power and air conditioning failures independently as a senior level IT Specialist.
Train others

Job Requirement:

Must be able to work shift work to support 24x7x365 data center. This will include nights, weekends, and holidays.
Server Operating Systems LINUX (RedHat Preferably) , Windows, AIX, and UNIX
Storage Area Network (SAN) and/or Virtual Tape Libraries (VTL)
MVS, Z/OS, or Z/VM on the mainframe environment. The contractor must be able to independently modify configuration panels on the HMC and system consoles in support of customer request to perform system IPL’s, adjust resource availability or respond to WTOR messages.
Remedy ticketing suite or similar ticketing system, Solar Winds Network Monitoring tool, or a similar tool
ITIL Foundations V3 certification (within 90 days of hire)

The Newberry Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – EEO/AA/Disability/Veterans