AS/400 Systems Administrator (Remote-NC)



  • Complete all IBM S/xx, AS/400, iSeries installation, upgrades, and performance tuning
  • Plan, manage and install all OS/400 software upgrades, install all cumulative and group PFTs
  • Install IBM Power 8 hardware and configured TCP/IP, Service tools security and PTFs.
  • Conduct system migrations to new hardware via tape restore or virtual tape.
  • Complete tape conversions from LTO and inch cartridge to RDX format.
  • Perform successful OS Upgrades using licensed program media as well as image catalog.
  • Install IBM licensed programs and third party software on new servers.
  • Configure SMTP for relay or authentication to outside hosted email accounts.
  • Setup system security. Set policy and audit controls for SOX SAS70 HIPPA
  • Setup detailed user access controlled and system security at object level
  • Install and configured FAX400 V5R8 with external or internal modem.
  • Respond to second and third level support calls regarding IBM i hardware.
  • Configure Motorola/Symbol handheld scanners and established wireless connection to host.
  • Support iSeries Service Desk in a virtual global support environment.
  • Maintain all service levels for critical AS/400 Systems and Services
  • Implement PTF s, patches, upgrades, and updates for the iSeries and associated systems.
  • Provide on-call support during nights/weekends and worked on special projects and processes as needed.
  • Establish and update procedural documentation of activities and duties.
  • Build relationship with Hardware/Software vendors and support teams as well as recommend, plan and install AS/400 performance improved changes.
  • Use extensive knowledge to diagnose and repair required break-fix issues on iSeries Hardware.
  • Deliver second and third level client technical phone support in all areas involving IBM ienvironments.
  • Work with customers to provide management-level support for the IBM i collocations.
  • System operation and administration, application of program fixes, HMC firmware and IBM i security.
  • Perform system performance monitoring and tuning for AS/400 operating systems, patches, and maintenance.
  • Set up administrator and service accounts, maintain system documentation, install system wide software and allocate mass storage space.
  • Recommend hardware and software upgrades and interface with business partners to accomplish goals.
  • Assist with projects concerning new installations of the IBM icollocations and remote support. Implement BRMS backups and restore plans and Hardware/SAN replication for high availability and Software data replication for high availability and disaster recovery Qualifications
  • College degree or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years experience in the OS support of iSeries (AS/400)
  • 5+ years' experience in system support in a production environment
  • Basic CL programming knowledge is necessary
  • Experience with Vision Mimix, Double Take Share, BRMS and Robot Scheduler a plus
    • This role can be worked remotely. Candidate must reside in the Raleigh NC area.
      CareCentrix maintains a drug-free workplace in accordance with Florida's Drug Free Workplace Law.
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