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Systems Engineering Consultant/Expert - 273308 - RTC

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Allen Park, MI, 48101
Posted:
November 12, 2019

Description:

Systems Engineering Consultant/Expert - 273308 - RTC

Allen Park, Michigan, United States, 48101

Contract, Contract to Hire, Contract - Option to Extend, Full

Green Card, US Citizen, H4 EAD

The AIX Platform Services Engineer will be responsible for planning, development, implementation and maintenance of several software products at client relating to the IBM. AIX operating system and IBM Power Systems hardware. This individual will also be responsible for designing HA, DR and business continuity solutions with IBM PowerHA and its overall integration with underlying compute platform, e.g. hardware, systems software, operating systems, network and storage.

Key responsibilities:

•Build, document, test and certify AIX loads

•Manage and lead escalated support and problem resolution activities for system hardware, and software; acting as Level 3 support for AIX

•Lead and direct the future use and development of IBM/pSeries solutions at client

•Lead and direct the development of support guidelines and procedures with participation from Operations Analysts and Architects

•Train operations system administration staff in support of various software and hardware products

•Provide support for AIX solutions at client

•Document various client internal security and architecture documents

•Document engineering and operational runbooks

Skills Required:

•6+ years of experience with AIX system administration

•1-2 years IBM PowerHA experience (now called SystemMirror)

•Thorough knowledge of pSeries hardware, VIO, HMC, NIM and PowerVM

•1-2 years of experience in a security related field

•Experience working in a server operations role for a large heterogeneous environment

•Good Communication Skills and ability to utilize desktop tools to accelerate communications (Wikis, IM, WebEx, etc.)

•2+ years of experience with Scripting - Shell, Ruby, Python, PERL or Javascript

•Systems Engineering or Enterprise Architecture background preferred

Position Qualifications:

•Performs at an extremely high level of technical competence and maturity

•Ability to communicate effectively with application operational support staff

•Ability to be a self-starter, looking for improvements to processes and business offerings

•Ability to clearly explain technical issues in a non-technical fashion

•Ability to create complex, technical documentation for operational use

•Ability to handle multiple complex projects at one time

Experience Preferred:

•Experience with IBM PowerVC, IBM BigFix, IBM PowerVM toolkit and other IBM software a plus - Preferred

•Experience with GitHub, Agile methodologies and REST APIs - Preferred

•Experience with IBM Power Mobile Cores/Capacity on Demand - Preferred

•Experience with an Enterprise configuration management tool, like Puppet or CHEF is a plus - Preferred

Education Required:

B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary):

1. 6+ years of experience with AIX system administration

2. 1-2 years IBM PowerHA experience (now called SystemMirror)

3. Thorough knowledge of pSeries hardware, VIO, HMC, NIM and PowerVM

4. 1-2 years of experience in a security related field

5. Experience working in a server operations role for a large heterogeneous environment

6. Good Communication Skills and ability to utilize desktop tools to accelerate communications (Wikis, IM, WebEx, etc.)

7. 2+ years of experience with Scripting - Shell, Ruby, Python, PERL or Javascript

8. B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

9. Systems Engineering or Enterprise Architecture background preferred•Experience with IBM PowerVC, IBM BigFix, IBM PowerVM toolkit and other IBM software a plus - Preferred

10. Experience with GitHub, Agile methodologies and REST APIs - Preferred

11. Experience with IBM Power Mobile Cores/Capacity on Demand - Preferred

12. Experience with an Enterprise configuration management tool, like Puppet or CHEF is a plus - Preferred

13. Candidate's DOB (just month and day MM/DD):

14. The client requires the last 4 of the candidate's SSN: