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Sr. iSeries Solutions Engineer

Location: Houston, TX
Job Type: Temp To Perm
Salary: $100,000.00 - $120,000.00
Date: 6/15/2018
Job ID: 02599333
Job Description
MUST HAVE .   systems expertise or web server experience.

iSeries Solutions Engineer 
 
We have a great opportunity for a contract to possible contract to hire opportunity for a Sr. iSeries Solutions Engineer who will be responsible for supporting and administering various iSeries servers and their interfaces with other platforms.
 
The ideal person for this opportunity will possess a high degree of technical knowledge regarding iSeries administration, security, change management, software development, and associated technology tools.  This position requires effective resource management of personnel, hardware and software. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • The support and upgrade of all 3rd party products that are part of the iSeries production, development, HA, and backup servers.
  • Work with IS technical resources to provide high availability monitoring and maintenance for assigned applications.
  • Act as team leader on select projects as needed.
  • Organize a technical project in its entirety and articulate the project as a logical sequence of executable tasks.
  • Upgrade, know, practice and enforce the relevant IT policies and procedures.
  • Provide strategic planning and budgeting that meets corporate goals and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain a close relationship with the IT technical staff members to utilize personnel in delivering information systems that support business requirements.
  • Monitor and control the integrity of the system, programming, data standards and system/application interfaces. 
  • Work closely with IS and business management to implement system changes within the required accounting windows set by company accounting group. 
  • Perform routine review of iSeries software development and security administration so that they meet EOG SOX standards.
 
 
The Job Requirements listed are:
  • Must have 5-10 yrs. experience in IS on iSeries focused on systems management, security and networking skills
  • Must have a deep understanding of DB2 database design with experience in data modeling, performance tuning, database security and integrity. 
  • Also have experience interfacing other databases and operating systems such as Linux, Windows, Oracle, Python, MS SQL, MEMSQL, etc. 
  • Experience supporting web application software and servers in the areas of Apache and HTTP.
  • Programing and systems skills in CLP, RPG ILE, SQL
  • A familiarity with SOX requirements within an IT setting with ability to review and modify corporate controls as it pertains to the iSeries
 
Any experience with the following (is a plus):
  • Help Systems Job Scheduler, Linoma Crypto Complete and Go Anywhere
  • Mimix or QEDD or other HA replication software.
  • BCD Nexus, WebSmart, Catapult
  • Zend PHP administration and programming
  • Experience with ACS/Client Access, iSeries Data Transfer and ACS Macros.
  • Microsoft Office and iSeries interfaces and macros
  • SEA Authority On Demand, Firewall and iSecurity products
  • Bachelor’s degree required.  BS in MIS or CS is preferred.
  • Required to be on-call during work and off-hours as necessary.
The Butlers Company • 2451 McMullen Booth Rd. • Oakbrook Tower • Suite 200 • Clearwater, FL 33759
Phone: 727.725.1065 • Fax: 727.725.0389 •
kbutler@butlerscompany.com