Job type full-time
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Role & responsibilities
Senior as/400 system administrator responsible for delivery of as/400 (ibm i) it infrastructure elements on ibm cloud hosted/and on-premise environmentsSelected candidate will be responsible to perform the initial set up and implement the ibmi landscape on ibm cloud (powervs platform) and thereafter work and assist the client’s application to complete the migration from their on-premise environment to ibm cloudExperience on ibm cloud powervs would be a good advantage.
Understand the client’s current overall it architecture and as/400 environment.
Work with the client stakeholders in drawing out the ibm cloud powervs implementation plan and complete out a detailed project plan to execute the same from the infrastructure setup standpoint.
Support the migration to the ibm cloud by working with the client application teams in the migration exercise from on premise.
Working in account delivery, he would be the spoc for iseries project activity.
Candidate should be capable of solving complex technical problems, communicating technical concepts to clients and peers with mixed levels of technical abilities, and making sound technical and architectural decisions independently on the ibmi platform.
Would be required to work closely with the wipro & client application team during the build/implementation and subsequent phase though he would not own the actual migration itself.
Would be responsible to work closely with azure architects particularly in relation to azure networking elements (like expressroute, vpn gateway) which would connect to the ibm cloud.
Should be familiar with at least one ibmi replication software like mimix, itera, etc.
Since it’s a project migration activity, candidate should be willing to work on flex timings to ensure project completionDuration of the project is expected to be two months.
Will directly report into the account project lead and cloud delivery heads.
Will have dotted line reporting into the mainframe practice director.
Required candidate profile (job requirements/descriptions)
Skills & experience (essential)
Engineering degree with 10+ years in it as/400 system administration support in a high demand-based, service-oriented business critical environment.
Sound hands on experience in working on as/400 environments as a system administrator with experience in lpar administrator, system capacity & performance tuning, os & other third-party software installation, upgrade, and maintenance.
Given that the client ibmi environment will be setup on ibm cloud (power system virtual servers or powervs), a very sound understanding of this area of ibmi is very important since he will be solely responsible for provisioning and building the 3 lpar environment on ibm cloud.
Should have awareness on terraform scripting & generation of templates on ibm cloud.
Good understanding of as/400 system connectivity to external san storage devices and other interfaces.
Experience working on other cloud environments for ibmi such as skytap on azure or aws cloud would be a great advantage.
Experience of working in international business environments handling complex as/400 environments either on-premise or on cloud.
Knowledge of performing ‘performance tuning’ of the as/400 environmentThis includes query optimization, creating & fine-tuning indexes, access paths in conjunction with application teams.
Should have experience in leading an as/400 hw/os upgrade, migration, and build/implementation project.
Should possess the knowledge and ability to do fail-over testing from production to dr system in a ha software replication environment.
Advanced knowledge using & administering mimix or any other similar ha replication softwarePast fail over switch experience including journal analysis would be of added advantage.
Good cl scripting skills is a requirement.
Should be an expert with hands-on knowledge and experience on various ibm power system hardware.
Should be confident of independently leading technical discussions with client and other internal management stakeholders.
Good and effective written and oral communication
Ibm certification on ibm i/iseries system administration
Public cloud certification (azure/aws/gcp)-nice to have.
Posted 10 days ago
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