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Information Technology Division

Recruitment #24-004491-0001




This is a position specific recruitment. The resulting certified eligible list may be used to staff several current and future vacancies for this position/function only.

*REPOST* - Previous Applicants DO NOT Need to Re-Apply





Annapolis, Maryland


The Comptroller of Maryland's Information Technology Division Directs seeks to hire a Mainframe communications expert for all Annapolis Data Center database operations. This position is a hands on technician coordinating all Mainframe communications activity. The Annapolis Data Center hosts mainframe applications for 60+ agencies across the state of Maryland. Communication plays a key role in the day to day operation of these applications and will do so for decades to come regardless of  modernization efforts to move applications to distributed environments.  

This position is responsible for:

  • providing technical support with a high degree of customer satisfaction.  
  • meeting with upper-level management, vendors, users and other information technology administrators to discuss and resolve computer information systems issues.
  • performing risk assessment and impact analysis to reduce the likelihood of significant service outages.  
  • reviewing, evaluating and determining feasibility of requests for computer information system services
  • Utilizing skills in TCPIP, VTAMand CICS
  • Leading multiple infrastructure planning and implementations, including architecture design, backup and recovery strategy.
  • Installation/maintenance of View Direct, LRS and VPS. This includes working with IBM and other vendors to address product defects, issues, and usage
  • Prioritizing projects, developing work plans and deadlines, monitoring the progress of projects and approves completed projects for technical accuracy, completeness and adherence to established policies, procedures and standards.

PLEASE NOTE: ITD is responsible for the 24x7x365 support for ADC mainframe, distributed systems, and networks.  All ITD employees are available for on-call support.  As such, this position is required to occasionally work an off-hour schedule, weekdays prior to 7:30 a.m. and / or after 5:00 p.m., weekends, and holidays.


5 years of related Mainframe communications experience

TCPIP, VTAM and CICS Experience

View Direct, LRS and VPS Experience


  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with and mentor customers
  • Expert in performance tuning
  • Backup and recovery strategies and installation
  • Willingness to provide evening and weekend support as required


Please ensure you provide sufficient information on your application to demonstrate that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment. Please indicate clearly any position-specific experience and ensure all education and experience sections are complete. Approval of your application will be based on a review of the information you submit. All qualified applicants are placed on an unranked list of candidates and will remain active on this list for at least one year. Incomplete information may result in the disqualification of your application.

All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

Qualifying applicants are subject to an oral interview. Prior to appointment, the employee must successfully undergo a comprehensive background check that will include fingerprinting, tax obligation, and determination of legal authorization to work in the United States.

*Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you choose email as the option to submit your application/required additional information, you must include the following information on at least one the pages you submit.

  1. First and Last Name
  2. Recruitment Number (located at the top of the bulletin)
  3. The last four digits of your SS#
If you have questions or concerns regarding this recruitment, please email at Comptroller of MD, Office of Human Resources.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about this online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country and encourage them to apply.

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