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Technical Consultant - IBM iSeries

Easton Haines Consultancy

Posted on Jul 20, 2021 by Easton Haines Consultancy

Newport, Gwent, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£38k - £42k Annual

Technical Consultant - iSeries

About the role

The Technical Consultant iSeries plays a key role within the IT Middleware team and would suit a candidate with a high technical aptitude who pays attention to details and can focus on providing 3rd Line support to the organisation's internal and external client infrastructure as well as project work.

The role of the Technical Consultant iSeries will involve the design, deployment, configuration, management and ongoing support of IBM System iSeries hardware running OS/400 in a multi LPAR environment. The iSeries Consultant will come from a background I deployment and management of storage arrays connected to the IBM iSeries environment, including DASD as well as IBM Storwize Storage systems.

Whilst role is focused upon IBM iSeries, it is expected that the candidate will have general systems administration knowledge of other platforms and will take an active role in supporting the wider environment.

About you

The successful Technical Consultant - iSeries will have:

  • Working knowledge of IBM iSeries hardware
  • IBMi OS/400 V5 through to V7R4
  • IBMi system and object security concepts
  • IBMi CL Programming
  • Working knowledge of VIOS
  • HMC installation, administration and management
  • Good understanding of networking

Any of the following would be a bonus:

  • RPG programming experience
  • IBM WebSphere
  • VMWare
  • Linux
  • Microsoft PowerShell
  • Nagios Administration and configuration or similar
  • Disaster Recovery planning

The Company
My client is a leading Software and Business Solutions organisation with over 1000 staff across their offices in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. Part of a larger worldwide organization, they are a dynamic, growing business with a vision to be the leading provider of software and third party servicing to the financial services and insurance sector.

In return you will receive a salary of between £38,000 and £42,000 plus, profit related bonus scheme, 24 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30) and life assurance of four times your salary. On completion of the probationary period you can join the group pension plan and obtain up to a 6% match contribution into your pension plan. Access to private medical cover is also available and a flexible benefits scheme can also be enjoyed.

This role can be based remotely on a daily basis but candidates must live within a reasonable distance of Newport as attendance in the office could be required at short notice.

What's in it for you?
Join a growing company at the cutting edge of software and business services
Enormous career potential - the company is growing year on year
My client's values of integrity, teamwork, pioneering and determination reflect their priorities to employees
Continuous learning and development is a key part of their culture and a variety of training options are available to support your career development

Easton Haines Consultancy is a specialist recruitment business for the IT industry. No terminology in the advertisement is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. For the purposes of the Conduct Regulations 2003, when advertising permanent vacancies we are acting as an Employment Agency, and when advertising temporary or contract vacancies we are acting as an Employment business.

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