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IBM i Series Systems Administrator

Posted on Jul 27, 2020 by CRL

Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£35k - £35k Annual

IBM System i/Power i/IBM i/i Series Systems Administrator

Responsible for the resolving Technical incidents/performing changes and to ensure provision of remote support/management of Power-i (IBMi,System i, iSeries) systems.

You will need to have previous experience in a technical support role primarily focused on Power I and preferably previous experience in a service provider or managed services environment

High level technical capability on Power i (i Series AS400) essential working in at enterprise-level.


  • Managing and maintaining the remote monitoring systems (Help Systems Halcyon Enterprise) for onsite and cloud-based platforms. This includes automated script development and monitoring.
  • Being proactive with customers, providing telephone and remote assistance to ensure that customer systems and the Enterprise Cloud for IBM Power i are fully optimised.
  • Recording incidents that are either reported by the customer or alerted by the systems and managing the incidents to a close'.
  • Being 1st response technical support for IBM i Managed Services customers.
  • Managing key customer processes including Backup services, storage management, HA processes and DR invocation processes.
  • Working closely with other Power i Team members to ensure customer satisfaction;
  • Ensuring documentation is current and up to date.
  • Producing relevant and high-quality data for customer management reports.

Key Skills Required

  • IBM i OS, (i-Series IBMi Power I AS400) BRMS, Work Management, Performance Management
  • Preferred - SQL, CL, iDR, SSL, Key Management, Power VM and V7K virtualisation, Halcyon
  • Skilled in solving technically challenging problems involving Power i based application and hardware issues.
  • Excellent documentation skills and attention to detail, must be able to write clear and understandable procedures.

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Reference: 917005060

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