On 4/15/2017 12:46 PM, Kerry Main wrote:
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>> Subject: RE: [Info-vax] Trump Looks to IBM, Others to Help Fix Outdated
>> U.S. Computers
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>>> On 4/14/2017 5:49 PM, David Turner wrote:
>>>> ican tell you definitively that many parts of the DOD are using
>>>> on Integrity. That is all I can say about that
>>> And here we go again. "I know, but if I tell you I have to kill you".
>> Or... from your perspective, there are no OpenVMS systems in DOD
>> because you sent an internal email asking Admins to respond and no one
> No longer available, but job search turned up the following: Looks recent.. Sure sounds like DoD to me. Mixed OS SysAdmin.
> "Leidos’s Federal Health Operation currently has an opening for a Senior Systems Administrator in San Diego, CA.
> The Senior Systems Administrator for a complex Open VMS systems on the DoD .mil network. The system consists of Open VMS with a mix of VMWare ESXi hosts and Windows 2008 virtual machines (VMs). Must have expert-level hands-on experience implementing, configuring, and managing Open VMS with version 7.4 and above. The Sr. SA will serve as the system architect, with responsibility for designing the open VMS supporting other operating systems on the same storage systems also ensure it meets customer performance, availability, and scalability requirements; documenting the architecture design; and developing implementation plans and creating as built report. Implementation responsibilities include managing and overseeing the build-out of the Open VMS and VMWare systems, testing to ensure all customer requirements are met, and transitioning the systems into production. "
> - Provide support of OpenVMS clustering, both local and wide-area.
> - Provide support of disk subsystem volume shadowing/mirroring and backup/restore Procedures.
> - Provide support of OpenVMS security management.
> - Participate in the development of new systems architectures.
> - Install, configure, test, implement, trouble-shoot and upgrade OpenVMS systems-related hardware, e.g., CPUs, disk subsystems, terminal servers, network-related equipment, printer and terminals.
> - Collaborate with the Department’s Applications Development, PC Operations and Network Support Units in matters related to the OpenVMS platforms.
> [end quote]
> And another - April 2017: Multi-Platform Security Engineer
> "The Information Security Engineer, under direction of the Security Manager, supports the validation of results from ACAS scans at the sites and then managing the finding remediation process. Other duties may include supporting site ACAS scans and installing and managing site patch groups and certification and accreditation (C&A) for the Interim/Final Authority to Operate (IATO/ATO) for DOD Military Healthcare System. Follows the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) directive and procedures to research, analyze and document the MHS system architecture. "
> "Protocols and Services List, and System IA Policies and Procedures. Evaluates security features of new hardware, software, configuration changes and operating procedures for compliance with DoD MHS security requirements, vulnerabilities and proposed solutions/countermeasures. Installs and configures security scanning tools and reporting systems. Performs system administration functions to include, but not limited to, documenting the security architecture. Performs functions as required in support of the DIACAP, NIST, HIPAA and other MHS IA supporting documentation.
> Experience with security features of OpenVMS, Windows, Oracle, JAVA and UNIX environments.
> Kerry Main
> Kerry dot main at starkgaming dot com
Leidos is a contractor, may work for the government but isn't the
same thing (or bound by the same rules) as a government shop. Curious
what it is they do, however as the DOD Medical System is run by General
Dynamics and is IBM Mainframe based. (And written in COBOL!! :-)
Maybe this explains all the secret government VMS systems. They are all
owned and run by contractors, not the government themselves. Could be
done if the contract was "provide service" contract rather than a "sell