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29 Aug 2022

Full-Time Senior System Engineer, IBMi Operations –

Brian Leary Anywhere

Job Description

Senior System Engineer, IBMi Operations

Cloud Services · Marietta, Georgia

Note:  Living near  Atlanta is ideal, but the other option is to come to Marietta, Monthly / Quarterly

What you will be doing:

You will have a key role as you will be responsible for ensuring the day-to-day implementation, management of iSeries hardware and software footprint, implementation of specialized software and customer solutions, system integrations/transitions, troubleshooting customer environments. You will also be reviewing and recommending systems designs and implementations for both pre-sales and post-sales deployment of customers hosted and disaster recovery systems with a in multi-tenant/managed service provider environment.


In your day-to-day you will be responsible for:

  • Architecture and implementation of iSeries management and monitoring platforms
  • VIO server management and implementation
  • LPAR virtualization
  • Power technology and Platform design
  • System i implementation and migration
  • System i OS upgrades
  • PTF update experience
  • Administration of environment components including security controls, TCP/IP, BRMS, Job control, performance and capacity planning, system updates, and license management
  • Operation of tape management solutions, including physical and virtual tape libraries
  • Work closely with the Operation Support Center for process, procedural, and ITSM functions
  • Participate in after-hours escalations and 24×7 on call shifts and scheduled work Note From Manager :  We are working to cross train  people As of right now from what I know there might be one to two calls a month off hours.
  • Guidance/Accountability to ensure adherence to company standards/policies, processes, and procedures, along with internal and SOC II security controls as defined
  • Capacity Management, Planning, Analysis, and Reporting across the Multi-Tenant Managed Services & Support Power Platform footprint
  • Ensure Customer onsite and remote support


What you should have:

  • 15+ years of technology experience with iSeries administration as a system administrator
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong communication, excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Understanding of Data Center Operations and Infrastructure Design

. We specialize in cloud and professional services. We combine our technology reach with a combination of professional services, design, maintenance, and managed services, to deliver technology solutions for our diverse clients.

Currently the IBM staff from support to delivery to engineering is 8-10 people. We have a support tier that we are trying to develop, this allows the upper Engineers to not always be working on support but it’s a work in progress. We are in the middle of trying to cross train as well.

There will be occasional client site visits but its not too common. I would say 1 maybe 2 times a quarter but sometime none.

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


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