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25 Mar 2023

Full-Time IBMi Series VIOS Systems Solutions- Remote

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description

IBMi Series VIOS Systems Solutions- Remote

This position involves the day-to-day management of IBM Power hardware/ software footprint including implementation of specialized software and customer solutions, system integrations/transitions, troubleshooting customer environments, and reviewing/recommending systems designs and implementations for both pre-sales and post-sales deployment of customers hosted and disaster recovery systems within a multi-tenant/Managed Service provider environment.

Essential Job Functions

· Architecture and implementation of redundant VIOS, HMC, LPM, HACMP clusters

· System administration and security of HMCs and VIOS

· System administration and security of AIX/VIOS

· Planning system releases, upgrades and patches to maintain software support

· Provisioning and management of external storage and IBM Tivoli Storage Manager

· Understanding of Power System technology and platform design

· Implementation and design of disaster recovery / high availability strategies for IBM Power systems

· Operation of tape management solutions, including physical and virtual tape libraries

· Develop operational processes and documentation for day-to-day AIX/VIOS tasks

· Develop processes and documentation regarding setup and failover for customers

· Responsible for vetting changes prior to submission and consideration into the Change Management process

· Represent your team (technology area) in strategy/roadmap/direction/etc. discussions to your peers (other leads) and Management

· Purchase Requests & Justifications — new platforms, HW, SW, Licensing increases, etc.

· Capacity management, planning, analysis and reporting across the multi-tenant Power System platform

· Adhere to company and IT policies


· 8+ years of technology experience with IBM AIX, and VIOS administration

· Deep knowledge of LPAR virtualization, LACP, SEA, vSCSI, SR-IOV

· Strong understanding of ITIL and ITSM methodologies and processes

Need to be actively proficient in VIO and AIX.

Need to be able to build VIO from scratch.

Need to be able to upgrade VIO.

Need to be proficient at troubles shooting.

They need to be able to script.

Qualified Candidate should have an understanding of AIX LPAR and ISeries LPAR is a benefit.

· Ability to work in a fast passed, dynamic environment

· Ability to work with all departments and teams, be a team player

· Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills desired

· Experience with hardware management console and LPAR configuration.

· Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

· Eligibility to work in United States

Preferred Qualifications


Note: this fulltime position requires 1 day trip a month to Corporate

· Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or 15+ years of relevant work experience.

· Understanding of Data Center Operations and Infrastructure Design desired

· Knowledge or understanding of IBMi virtualized environments

Base Compensation, Equity Play

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Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 140-160k.


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