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iSeries Engineer in Creve Coeur, MO at NextGen

Date Posted: 3/14/2018

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Job Description

Can Work in Dallas TX, St Louis, MO, North Carolina, Philadelphia or Pennsylvania Remote. Might consider other locations if no one of quality is found

Candidate must be able to:

  • Define the architecture of a customer's iSeries environment to fulfill their requirements.

  • Breakdown the design of a customer's environment into components that engineers can support.

  • Communicate the definitions of the technologies and resources being used in a design.

  • Understand and recommend IBM i, i5/OS, OS400 system and user security.

  • Determine systems specifications

  • Understand input/output processes and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility

  • Provide technical guidance to NOC staff and other team members.

  • Provide off-hours support 24 x 7 x 365.

  • Configure partitions and systems using the Hardware Management Console (HMC).

  • Interface to vendor support organization(s) and work through problem resolution

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or equivalent technical certifications and training

  • 5 years of IBM i / iSeries / AS400 experience

  • Availability to work off-hours and on-call production support

Desired Skills:

  • Install and configure PowerVM/VIOS

  • Manage external storage on V7000 and/or other IBM storage technologies

  • Historic knowledge of communication protocols including SNA

  • Ability to use hardware configuration/planning tools to build servers to support customer workloads

  • Job scheduling function and software products(HelpSystems and Advanced Job Scheduler)

  • Knowledge of the IBM Flex product line, including Flexible System Manager (FSM)

  • Working knowledge of iASP

  • Working knowledge of PowerHA

  • Overall knowledge and understanding of third party products and how they integrate into the design (CCSS, Mimix, Security tools).