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Systems / Infrastructure Engineer (iSeries / IBM / AS/400)

  • Location:

    Southampton, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    IT & Infrastructure Support

  • Job Type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Lesley Morgan

  • Contact Email:

    lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    45000

  • Salary low:

    35000

  • Job Ref:

    LM/VR/12115_1602598166

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-27

Systems / Infrastructure Engineer (iSeries / IBM / AS/400)

Southampton

Salary Negotiable (DOE)

Systems / Infrastructure Engineer (iSeries / IBM / AS/400) required to join my client at a really exciting time after the acquisition of a large company last year.

You will be responsible for the maintenance, administration and security of the cloud iSeries platform working alongside one other engineer based in Ireland. You will aim to continually improve all areas of the cloud iSeries platform including: Monitoring, Imaging, Automation and Deployment, Patching and Backups. You will plan, design, implement and support Highly Available Power Series Virtual Machines within the IBM Cloud.

Essential Skills

  • Minimum of 5 years working with Power Series / AS400 platforms
  • Strong troubleshooting skills, strategic planning, and logical approach to problem solving
  • Strong oral, written communication, and documentation skills
  • Flexible working approach and willing to work outside of normal business hours as needed
  • Qualifications (one of):
    • 'A' level in a computing or numerate-related discipline (or equivalent)
    • Degree or diploma in a computing or numerate-related discipline (or equivalent)

Additional Skills Preferred:

  • Experience with RGP
  • An understanding of IBM cloud including:
    • Licensing
    • Sizing

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Maintain, administer, and continually improve all areas of the cloud iSeries platform including:
    • Security
    • Monitoring
    • Imaging
    • Automation and Deployment
    • Patching
    • Backups
  • Plan, Design, Implement and Support Highly Available Power Series Virtual Machines within the IBM Cloud
  • Configure and Support Network Connectivity to the Power Series
  • Ensure security and system standards are maintained and developed
  • Planning and implementing changes across the cloud platform
  • Supporting customer migrations
  • Devising a data transfer strategy between on premise and cloud data centres
  • Liaising with key vendors such as IBM
  • To collaborate effectively with a variety of technical, functional and management staff including the willingness to act as mentor when required
  • To Join an out of hour on call support rota (requirement for a later date)

To apply send your CV now to lesleymorgan@spectrumit.co.uk or find me on LinkedIn - Lesley Morgan - Spectrum IT