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

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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 or find me on LinkedIn - Lesley Morgan - Spectrum IT

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