Added Sep 27, 2021 iSeries Administrator (22872) Central Illinois, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

Time to get to work! LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced iSeries Administrator for our client in Central Illinois. This is a long-term contract opportunity for the right person. If you’re that person, if you have the iSeries Administration expertise that we need, submit your resume now! Local candidates will be given preference.

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts, combined with your technical expertise, equals career possibilities for you. So let’s get to work!

Essential Job Functions
  • Working with IBMi / iSeries design, creation, execution of custom CL scripts for automation as/where needed. Experience with RPG, RPGSQL & RPG Free. Creation of interfaces to third party systems.
  • Administration of environment components including security controls, Power9, TCP/IP, VIOS, BRMS, Flashcopy, Storewize, Job control, performance and capacity planning, system updates, and license management
  • Perform platform-specific technical tasks including operating system upgrades, installation and configuration of various software packages, installation of patches and fixes (PTFs)
  • Perform problem analysis, documentation, root-cause analysis, and create incident reports for complex system environments
  • Operations, Application Developer and End User Support
  • Maintain documentation of system and application monitoring, scheduling packages, and tape management systems
  • Operation of tape management solutions, including physical and virtual tape libraries
  • Maintain and develop security solutions, application systems, authentication and directory services to ensure the security of servers and confidential data.
  • Ability to participate in after-hours escalations and 24x7 on call as scheduled
  • Adhere to company and IT policies
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in IBM i administration, including experience with troubleshooting and maintenance of environments running the IBMi operating systems on power-based hardware
  • 3+ years in a dedicated security role (Privileged Access Remediation, Object Level Security, IFS Security, Group Profiles, Authorization Lists, Security System Values)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong communication, writing, and presentation skills desired
  • Experience with hardware management console and LPAR configuration.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.)
Additional Skills Preferred
  • Familiarity with third party applications: Assure iTera, OnDemand, Advanced Job Scheduler, ZMod (SFTP), Halcyon, TAATools, Implementer, DBU, Gumbo,
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
  • Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer

Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive
consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion,
creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity,
domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship
status or protected veteran status.