IBM iSeries Administrator

Decatur (IL) Metro Area, IL

Posted: 06/01/2020 Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: IT Infrastructure Job Number: JN -032020-5201 Compensation Range: $75-79,000

Job Description

STL is looking for an IT Operations Administrator to join a leading employer in Decatur, IL. This position requires performance driven abilities to maintain ERP System services and operations serving all of their Manufacturing facilities. The Operations Administrator performs technical work installing, maintaining and providing second level support for ERP systems applications, manufacturing systems, and servers. This position will be based out of Decatur, IL and will report to the IT Operations Manager.

  • IBM iSeries administration including
    • LPAR maintenance
    • Patching & upgrades in Power, VIOS, & HMC
    • Maintains ERP system s Disaster Recovery synchronization, & backups
    • HMC console management
    • Client access, deployment, support, and user security administration
    • Administration of RPG and CL Programming
    • Remote printer setup/management/troubleshooting
  • Support for major business applications to include:
    • Oracle, JD Edwards ERP - User security, data archiving, & configuration
    • Q Software
    • DSI (Inventory Control)
    • Other 3rd party business and administrative applications
  • Configure, monitor, and maintain the IBM, & JD Edwards job scheduler
  • Manage interfaces between Local/Cloud applications and the iSeries
  • Resolves ERP System s problems ensuring maximum system uptime and provides solutions to complex questions related to these systems.
  • Manage ERP system change management and SOX compliance processes.
  • Monitors the system performance & work with appropriate Team/Vendor to troubleshoot/resolve issues.
  • Train users, as needed, in the use of business software and hardware.

Required Skills:
  • Strong knowledge of IBM iSeries hardware, LPAR s, and operating systems
    • Power (DB2 Database)
    • VIOS
    • HMC
    • Maintain the IBM, & JD Edwards job scheduler
  • Ability to analyze, and troubleshoot technical computer related problems. Then, understand, follow, and convey complex information and written instructions to others in various situations.
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
  • Manage Vendor support & Contractors as required to accomplish Day to Day Operations and Special Projects

Desired Skills:
  • Manufacturing industry I.T. Experience is a plus
  • Oracle JD Edwards CNC experience is a plus

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree or 5+ years equivalent I.T. Experience in IBM iSeries support
  • 5+ years experience, networking, technical support and systems administration
  • Must be willing to travel to various plant locations.

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