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Engineer Manager

Barnhart, Missouri, United States
August 19, 2018

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Rod Williams

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Cell: 541-***-****

iSeries Engineer Experience - 21 years

•Installation, upgrade, and PTF patch management of I5OS V3R6-V7R2

•IBMi SSL/TLS cert implementation and maintenance and administration

•SSH implementation on IFS with public/private key authentication and administration

•Enterprise Identity Management SSO maintenance and troubleshooting and administration

•Implemented, manage, and administer IBM PowerHA and iASP Technologies

•Administer Admin Domain, and IBM clustering for User Profiles

•IBMi LPAR configuration and implementation

•HMC implementation, Administration, Management, and upgrade

•iSeries Security "Program Only" access Security Model Administration

•iSeries User Access Management

•Responsible to comply with PCI/DSS HIPPA guidelines for users and data access on IBMi

•Monitor and manage iSeries Performance with Performance Monitor and Robot Monitor

•Configure and manage IBMi Network communications including, SNA, TCP/IP, SMTP, DRDA/DDM, SNMP, LDAP integration, DNS, Windows SMB mount (QNTC), NFS Shares, BRMS Network troubleshooting, Telnet

•iSereis IFS management and maintenance

•DB2 Query, ODBC, SQL connectivity, Excel spreadsheet upload/download support

•Backup/Restore BRMS file/LIB restore and troubleshooting and configuration

•IBMi Access installation, support and maintenance

•CL Programming and Process Automation

•Responsible for Securing IBMi Network communications including DDM/DRDA SNMP, Printer Communications, Telnet SNA over TCP/IP

•Implemented and secured Enterprise Extenders for SNA over TCP

•Installation, upgrade, maintenance and troubleshooting of 3rd party software

•Vision OMS/ODS Software support

•ACOM and MarkMagic Print Software

•Robot Job Scheduler

•Networking troubleshooting and configuration.

•Showcase Warehouse Manager

•MKS and Aldon LMi Promotions Management

•K3S and PKMS inventory warehouse Manager

•HelpSystems PolicyMinder,

•Razlee iSecurity Suite including Authority on Demand

•LotusDomino on IBMi implementation and administration,

•HelpSystems Qsystems Monitor and QMessage Monitor

•Gumbo Mail and Spoolmail, Excelarator

•Staylinked Remote wireless device connection manager

•NuBridges ZMOD ftp

•Sterling Commerce Gentran EDI software

•MQ Series on IBMi

Project Experience

•Currently working on upgrading to IBMI 7.3 and upgrading hardware to Power8 Hardware

•Recently rebuilt 6 IBMi partitions with BRMS Ddisaster Recovery report

•Recently Implemented HANA big data database server on Power8 hardware

•Recently upgraded PKMS Warehouse Management System and MarkMagic on IBMi

•Secure DDM on HQ systems

•Project manager iSeries Security Remediation project to secure sensitive data while maintaining authorized users' ability to do their job.

•Security initiative to implement individual user profiles for Operators

•Team lead V6R1 upgrade project of our HQ iSeries systems.

•Developed and implemented LPAR technology to maximize HQ hardware utilization. I currently support and administer 12 LPARs iSeries partitions

•Designed and Implemented Hardware Management Console (HMC) remote support structure for store locations with model 520's saving $1.2 M in new HMC hardware costs in 2004.

•Implemented Domino Email on IBMi stabilizing Les Schwab's aging email infrastructure and creating a high availability environment with 99.999% up time.

Supervisory/Lead Experience

•Current iSeries Lead Engineer

•Team Lead and backup Supervisor for Server Services, Les Schwab Tire 2009-2011.

•Team Lead iSeries Store Support Team and Citrix Administrators Group - 7 years

Relevant Employment Experience

2015-Present – Systems Engineer III – Caleres, St Louis MO

1999-2015 – iSeries Team Lead/Senior Systems Engineer III - Les Schwab Tire, Bend, OR.

Relevant Education and Certifications

iSeries PCI/DSS Security Training

CCSS iSeries QSystems Message Monitoring training

Completed PostgreSQL Administration Training

iSeries Operations Certification

CL Programming - Central Oregon Community College

Microsoft Certified Professional - Microsoft SQL 2000

Microsoft Certified Professional - Windows Networking

Bachelor of Science Business Administration, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.


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