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Performance & Capacity Management Specialist IBM Mainframe

Sydney, NSW 2065
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At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. Are you ready to lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems? If so, lets talk.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Performance and Capacity Management (PCM) provides services aligned to two competencies, Performance Managementand Capacity Management.

The duties and responsibilities of the Capacity Manager include:
  • Assess, review, forecast and monitor capacity and resource utilisation aspects of infrastructure

  • Define the business and technology metrics appropriate and necessary to forecast the resource requirements for clients

  • Build, maintain and control documentation that accurately reflects capacity baselines

  • Identify cross platform/application impacts

  • Determine most appropriate projection methodology and estimate resources

  • Develop and maintain Capacity Plans, including workload balancing options, recommended solutions, financial metrics, assumptions and technology refresh plans

  • Maximise capacity resource utilisation to best meet service levels, achieve cost/profit targets, exploit technology and operate cohesively

  • Plan and manage capacity upgrades, downgrades, technology refresh and new technology projects to meet agreed dates and service targets

  • Provide technical and business advice to account teams to support effective decision making

  • Provide capacity management advice and guidance for IT solutions

  • Consult with Solution Designers, System support teams, Database Administrators and Application teams on system, database and application solution design

  • Review capacity aspects of proposed solutions and planned changes

  • Assess pre/post production impacts of changes

  • Define and establish performance and capacity data collection requirements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Performance and/or Capacity Management (Midrange)

  • Statistical Analysis Techniques

  • Knowledge of Midrange virtualisation hardware VMware Compute, Storage, Backup

  • Knowledge of Midrange systems software VMware, Unix, Windows, Linux

  • Knowledge of Midrange PCM software ITM/TDW/TCR, VROps

  • Microsoft Office Suite specifically Excel and Word

  • ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) standards

  • Business Analysis & Process Improvement

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Candidates should be able to demonstrate proficiency and/or experience in several of the following areas:

  • Performance management in a virtualised midrange environment.
  • Capacity management experience in a virtualised midrange environment.
  • In-depth knowledge of zOS and ZLinux operating systems, databases, application systems, associated storage and backup.
  • Knowledge of zOS and ZLinux virtualisation
  • Expertise in using capacity and performance analysis tools, models and reporting infrastructure, especially SQL, DB2and the ITM monitoring suite.
  • Ability to consider performance and capacity aspects of business solutions including technical infrastructure, tools and labour costs.
  • Adept in statistical techniques.
  • Recognizes capacity and performance problems during analysis of measurement and/or test data and able to make appropriate recommendations.
  • Updatecapacity plan with analysis and recommendations.
  • Present capacity plan to customer.

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
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



  • Computers Software and Hardware
Posted: 2019-11-06 Expires: 2019-12-06

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