12 days old

Hardware Developer (Pseries)

Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001
  • Job Code

As a Hardware Developer at IBM, youll get to work on the systems that are driving the quantum revolution and the AI era. Join an elite team of engineering professionals who enable IBM customers to make better decisions quicker on the most trusted hardware platform in todays market.

Your Role and Responsibilities
Supervises the iSeries Operations Analyst
Ensures the stability, integrity, and efficient operation of the in-house information systems that support core organizational functions
Provides IBM I, OS/400 i/5 OS support and installation- including V5R4, V6R1, and V7R1
Installs and configure interfaces and printer system queues.
Strong working knowledge of iNavigator and Systems Director
Manages and configure Websphere MQ for Messaging (MQSeries)
Provides system monitoring using Robot/Console
Exercises judgment and creativity in solving complex and major application implementation issues.
Interacts with customer/users to clarify project specifications.
Trains technical support staff and users on new enhancements.
Participates in disaster planning and testing, evaluating and recommending new technology
Manages and administers all iSeries operating systems and their corresponding or associated software.
Reports on system health utilizing IBM and third party toolsets.
Distributes and supervises iSeries storage space allotments.
Conducts research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.
Interacts and negotiates with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure products and services
Uses PowerTech to perform network and system security audits.
Recommends, schedules, and performs software improvements, upgrades, and/or purchases.
Routinely tests the generator and UPS to ensure that they are able to provide emergency power when needed.
Supports, implements and recommends changes to ABC security policy and processes and actively look for system vulnerabilities and ways to remove or mitigate them.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
7+ Years experience IBM i5/iSeries/AS400 Operating System.
In-depth knowledge of IBM i5 Work Management, Memory Allocation and Performance Tuning.
Experience with RPG/RPGILE, CLP. Preferred
V5R3, hardware planning, some development skills with RPG and software testing and implementation,
Advance level experience configuring and administering Mimix including performing role swaps.
IBM iSeries certifications in IBM i5/iSeries/AS400 operating systems and toolsets. Experience or certification.
Experience in developing and implementing business continuity and disaster recovery practices Must have HMC V7, VIOS, and LPAR planning and build experience
Working technical knowledge of network, TCP/IP, and platform operating systems, including Linux, UNIX, Solaris, As400
IBM I, OS/400 i/5 OS support and installation- including V5R4, V6R1, and V7R1

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
System Administration V5R4 or above
iSeries Technical Solutions Design V5R3 or above
iSeries LPAR V5R3

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking.If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS isthe place for you!

Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when youre looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM
IBMs greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement
For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-10-31 Expires: 2019-11-30

Featured Jobs

Career News

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Hardware Developer (Pseries)

Johannesburg, Gauteng 2001

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
Powered ByCareerCast