IBM i Systems Administrator

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/08/17

Jack Henry & Associates has an exciting opportunity for an IBM i Systems Administrator to join our team!  The IBM i Administrator will apply their solid understanding of IBM i, Power Systems hardware and virtualization administration to manage multiple partitions and projects.  This small team of 7 administrators are responsible for managing multiple IBM i and AIX partitions that are used by the entire JHA organization.  The Administrators participate in an on-call rotation as well as needed maintenance schedules.

As a member of the JHA organization you will enjoy a company culture that encourages personal and professional growth, a competitive benefit package, and a relaxed and casual work environment.

The IBM i Administrator can work with the team in Monett, MO or Springfield Offices.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3+ years’ experience managing IBM i in a multi-partition environment (OS Upgrades, PTFs Support, etc.)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years’ experience managing HMC and POWER Systems hardware preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience administering BRMS in a multi-partition environment
  • Experience administering MIMIX for DR recoverability
  • AIX and VIOS administration skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Monitors systems for optimum performance and availability.
  • Installs, configures and maintains systems, such as LAN, WAN, Internet and/or data networks.
  • Implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves customer and internally-reported system problems.
  • Implements and monitors corporate security policies.
  • Documents and implements system procedures, policies and events.
  • Participates in on-call 24x7 support rotation.
  • Performs essential functions required for effective system backup and restore testing.
  • Performs periodic recovery testing of DR plans.
  • May manage data access and data permissions.
  • Assists in managing user accounts.
  • May assist support groups with applications installed on servers.
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