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31 Dec 2021

Full-Time IBMi Series Customer Applications – REMOTE

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description

IBMi Series Customer Applications –

Confidential  Dallas, Texas, United States (Remote)

We specialize in Cloud Services and Virtualization, Networking and Security, Storage and Archiving, and Business Continuity. We combine our technology reach with a combination of professional services, design, maintenance, and managed services, to deliver impartial technology solutions for our diverse clients.

NOTE : Applicants can be anywhere in the U.S Work is Totally Remote

This position involves the day-to-day Customer Management of IBM Power hardware / software footprint, 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

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  • Architecture and implementation of redundant IBMi series HMC, LPM, HACMP clusters
  • System administration and security of HMCs
  • Administration of environment components including security controls, TCP/IP, BRMS, Job control, performance and capacity planning, system updates, and license management
  • 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 processes and documentation regarding setup and failover for customers
  • Responsible for vetting changes prior to submission and consideration into the Change Management process
  • Purchase Requests & Justifications — new platforms, HW, SW, Licensing increases, etc.
  • Capacity management, planning, analysis and reporting across the multi-tenant Power System platform
  • Perform platform-specific technical tasks including operating system upgrades, installation and configuration of various software packages, installation of patches and fixes (PTFs)
  • Perform problem analysis, documentation, root-cause analysis, and create incident reports for complex system environments
  • Maintain and develop security solutions, application systems, authentication and directory services to ensure the security of servers and confidential data.
  • Experience with IBMi / iSeries Desired including design, creation, execution of custom CL scripts for automation as/where needed
  • Adhere to company and IT policies

Requirements

  • 8+ years of technology experience with IBM Power,
  • Experience in including experience with troubleshooting and maintenance of environments running the IBMi operating systems on power-based hardware
  • 3+ years in a dedicated security role (Privileged Access Remediation, Object Level Security, IFS Security, Group Profiles, Authorization Lists, Security System Values)
  • Deep knowledge of LPAR virtualization, LACP, SEA, vSCSI, SR-IOV
  • Strong understanding of ITIL and ITSM methodologies and processes
  • Ability to work in a fast passed, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills desired
  • Experience with hardware management console and LPAR configuration.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science,
  • Understanding of Data Center Operations and Infrastructure Design desired
  1. Base Compensation and Bonus Remote Role
  2. Please Forward resume to Bleary@attainsearch.com

Job Categories: Open. Job Types: Full-Time.

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