• Technical Financial Systems Administrator- REMOTE

    General Dynamics Information Technology Glenview, IL 60026

    Job #1911340371

  • Type of Requisition: Regular

    Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

    Public Trust/Other Required: None

    Job Family: Systems Administration

    At GDIT, people are our differentiator. A Technical Financial Systems Administrator / Senior Financial Management System Analyst will support the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OIT), Financial Business Operations strives to provide high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all the points of the Veterans' health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA is the second largest employer of the Cabinet level Departments, employing over 340,000 employees. Its mission includes meeting the benefit, medical, and burial needs of the nation's Veterans, as well as acting as a backup to the Department of Defense (DoD), and a Federal Support Organization during national emergencies. VA operates networks that include over 1000+ healthcare facilities comprised of hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and domiciliary, 120 National Cemeteries, and 58 Regional Offices that administer compensation, pension, education, insurance and loan guaranty programs.

    We are looking for a resource that has experience working with the VA's Financial Management System (FMS). VA utilizes a customized version of American Management Systems (AMS) Federal Financial System (FFS) as its core Financial Management System (FMS). FMS records varying levels of financial information associated with the operations of the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), National Cemetery Administration (NCA), and VA Staff Offices. FMS is used by approximately 5,000 VA fiscal employees. Much of the financial information in FMS is created in other systems during the day and sent to FMS via flat files which are picked up and processed by a batch cycle during the evening. This is 100 percent REMOTE!


    • Analyze, and resolve identified FMS System issues

    • External and internal file builds for Virtual Storage Assess Method (VSAM)

    • SAS reports and queries

    • Monitoring the production system job scheduling, output, backup and restore processes

    • Managing software releases

    • Documentation of any system changes or enhancements.

    • Resolving any outbound and inbound interfaces issue

    • Establishing new FMS interfaces and system integration services

    • Updating FMS configuration settings including tables, systems, and network

    • Maintaining FMS data standards, methods and procedures related to conversion

    • Optimizing FMS nightly batch processing to ensure it is running efficiently

    • Providing day-to-day technical knowledge on how to utilize the FMS System

    • Providing support for remediation of audit finding to FMS, MinX and FRDW

    • Update documentation using Oracle UPK

    • Support of the Annual Close process by:

    • generating annual close requirements

    • Identifying, tracking, and reporting annual close issues and

    • Recommending and implementing annual close solutions through automated processes

    • Assist VA with testing and CA-7 scheduling of batch processes in support of the annual close


    Required Skills and Experience

    • A master's degree with 10 years' experience; or no degree and 20 years. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

    • Federal financials or other government accounting experience, to include one of the following American Management Systems (AMS), Oracle Federal Financials, SAP or an equivalent Federal Financial System (FFS) accounting system

    • Experience performing month end and year end closing for a governmental entity

    • Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance per the VA customer requirements

    Desired Skills and Experience

    • Experience working with the VA, preferably on the FMS application is strongly preferred

    • Experience with data integrity or data remediation

    • Experience developing on a mainframe system

    • Having some experience with the following programs or processes:

    • IBM System z Job Control Language (JCL)

    • IBM System z Time Sharing Option (TSO) and Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)

    • IBM System z Customer Information Control System (CICS)

    • Common Business Oriented Language (COBOL)

    • Data Extraction from mainframe VSAM files

    • SyncSort

    • Computer Associates 7 (CA-7)

    • Statistical Analysis System (SAS)

    • Hyperion

    • Informatica Power Center

    • Oracle

    • Unix


    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 Florida, Montana, Tennessee, Texas, 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.