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ISeries / AS400 Support Specialist
Reference: 2145
Location: Essex 
Job Type: Contract 
Duration: 0 months

My client are looking for a iSeries platform support analyst to help maximize service availability by ensuring all incidents are resolved efficiently, effectively and within agreed team/departmental KPI's. A key technical role, providing both hardware and software support on the iSeries platform. Responsible for the ISeries operating environment.

Working alongside more senior team members participate and contribute to successful delivery of IT projects using technology based solutions ensuring deliverable's are in line with defined scope, costs and deadlines.

An ability to work within restrictive timeframes and be able to manage conflicting priorities.
Have good communication skills - verbal and written
Self-motivated and comfortable working within a busy team.
Organisational and time management skills
Minimum 10 years in an IT background.
Minimum 7 years iSeries technical background.
CL programming
Have knowledge of the following areas: -
HMC configuration
VIO Server
Firmware updates
OS Upgrades/PTF installation
DR recovery
Performance Management
Configuration Management
Hardware Maintenance/Upgrades
Experience working within ITIL based environment in particular problem & change management disciplines.
Exposure to financial services, banking or investment management industries
Desired knowledge of IFDS Systems
IBM DS8K SAN exposure
DB2/SQL performance management


Programming Capabilities
IBM Flex
Chassis Management
Flex fundamentals
SAN configuration
Service now experience
Two or more formal IT based accreditations are desirable.

If you are interested in this position and feel you are suitable then please contact Nathan Norris

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