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Title: Cloud Network Engineer

Location: Remote

Duration: 12 Month Contract

Job Description:

IBM I Security and certified security engineer.

Measuring system performance using iDoctor

Manage DB2 database performance via SQE Plan Cache, CQE SQL packages

Managing ODBC/JDBC connectivity for external users and applications

IBM i Power Systems platform with a focus on high availability of internal and external applications

Build and Configure IBM System I Power system machines including Virtual I/O LPARs (VIOS), Power 8, 9 or 10

Power HA replication

Managing IBM storage arrays (System Storage DS8870,DS8886, DS8888, DS8950, Storwize, Flash Systems) including managing volumes

Extensive disaster recovery test/configuration experience

Data Domain

Minimum OS level experience IBM I 7.3

This position will serve as an engineer in IBM infrastructure, database, operating systems, IBM SAN

based technologies and apply knowledge to the enterprise. This role will collaborate with architects,

developers, and engineers to develop overall solutions, including options analysis and trade-offs that

properly balance both IT and business constraints. The Systems Engineer will serve as a thought leader

to guide people, processes, and technology.

Daily Responsibilities:

• Represent broad expertise in domain team in technical design and estimating sessions with internal and external IT customers

• Analyze and recommend changes to improve efficiency, lower costs, and enhance quality of business applications

• Establish processes for security and DR processes.

• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications (years of experience in field)/ Resume “must haves”:

• 5+ years of senior level experience with IBM i, iSeries, or AS/400

• Experience working in healthcare, PBM, specialty pharmacy, or health care consulting in a related capacity.


• Strong knowledge of IBM i operating system, database (DB2) and related products

• Strong knowledge of IBM security and DR processes

• Strong knowledge of multiple LPAR and servers maintenance and patch process

• Understanding of logical and disk based (IBM DS8) replication technologies

• Working knowledge of BRMS, PTFs, MIMIX, and other third party tools like PowerTech

Soft Skills Needed:

• Exceptional communication skills with ability to communicate complex information in an organized and concise manner

• Previous leadership responsibility or experience

• Ability to see the bigger picture and understand the engineering and/or development process from ideation through execution

Best vs Average:

• Expert knowledge in analysis, design and troubleshooting of system and application performance

Minimum Physical Job Requirements

Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends, holidays, overtime, on-call, and shifts outside of core business hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Constantly required to sit, use hands to handle or feel, talk and hear

Frequently required to reach with hands and arms

Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, and crouch

Occasionally required to lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

This serves as notice per Iowa drug testing notification laws; applicants that reside in Iowa are subject to drug testing.

    • Job type: Contract
    • Location: Remote
    • Date posted: