iSeries Systems Engineer II
TBC Corporation - Palm Beach Gardens, FL

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General Summary

Job Summary:

The iSeries (AS400) Senior Engineer will be responsible for multiple iSeries system environments, including related work management, performance, database management, backup and recovery, security, physical connectivity, Hardware Management Console (HMC), communications, and networking. This position will also be responsible for iSeries software installation, patching and maintenance.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs configuration of subsystems, job queues, output queues and job descriptions to accommodate future growth.
  • Provides technical guidance to other team members and operations personnel.
  • Implement IBM cumulative, group, and PTF packages.
  • Support SAP application suite interfaces to iSeries platform.
  • Logical partition management using iSeries Navigator, DST, and SST.
  • Utilize advanced performance and tuning skills to ensure optimal efficiency and throughput.
  • Must be familiar with Logical and Physical Replication techniques though MIMIX and Power HA.
  • Implementation and support of the Mimix High Availability product.
  • Must be able to lead and execute Mimix switch tests.
  • Familiar with external storage platforms, functionality and features related to PowerHA.
  • Build new iSeries physical and logical partitioned systems with the use of the HMC and SDMC.
  • Library, object, and IFS management on LPARs with standard or iASP configuration.
  • Offers knowledgeable information for problem analysis and resolution.
  • Participates in the planning, scheduling, implementation and testing of all 3rd party software upgrades and fixes.
  • Experience troubleshooting high priority issues and providing root cause analysis.
  • Night and weekend rotating support is required.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Assist with maintaining a harassment-free work environment.
  • Maintain confidentiality of proprietary information.
  • Observe TBC Code of Ethical Business Conduct.
  • Support company safety initiatives.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements
Qualifications/Requirements :
  • Minimum seven years of complex engineering experience in an IBM power system iSeries environment and peripheral hardware.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills with a very fast learning curve.
  • Familiarity with, and ability to, monitor storage, subsystem, and job performance.
  • Strong communications and team skills with an ability to work in a fast paced, very dynamic, multi-tasking environment.
  • Ability to determine complex project and task deliverables/dates, working independently to deliver on time and within specifications.
  • Experience supporting SAP on iSeries platforms a plus.
  • Possess an ability to create, maintain and support device configurations for network printers, Ethernet connections, and related communications to the iSeries Systems.
  • A minimum of 5 years of iSeries System Administration experience.
  • Proficient with OS/400 command line and Operations Navigator.
  • HMC experience is critical.
  • Knowledge of Websphere is important.
  • Knowledge and experience with SAP and DB2 is highly desirable.
  • Control Language (CL) knowledge is a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Requires occasional travel to company locations.
  • Requires rotating on-call assignments, occasional evening and weekend hours as determined by the needs of the business.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience in IT.

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