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IBM Systems Administrator - UNIX Operating Systems AIX in Quezon City, Philippines


System Administrators are the gatekeepers to the many systems that run our company and our clients. As a System Admin with IBM, you will have the opportunity to provide high-value IT services and leverage our leading-edge technology portfolio in our global network. Your work has a direct impact on the day-to-day productivity of our business by ensuring integrity of, and access to, our most important resource: data.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Thorough applied technical knowledge of the fundamental concepts and technologies associated with AIX Operating Systems (Hardware, Software). Capable of performing installation, implementation, customization, operation, recovery and performance tuning. Professional knowledge related to incumbent's position, team, and department. Requires ability to absorb professional knowledge quickly and develop skills.

IT Specialists in this job role will have expertise in one or more server technologies, includes different hardware architectures and operating systems. Typical examples of the deliverables are building proof-of-concept solutions with server system technology and architecting server solutions to address client requirements. IT Specialists in this job role work with products or solutions based on any vendor hardware and/or any vendor operating system software.

Platform Support

  • Maintain hardware and system software based on requirements specified by Customer and agreed by IBM.

  • Perform system operation and management according to standard operating procedure.

  • Monitor operating system level security patches

  • Install Customer's approved patches on agreed canged windows, as needed on a mutually agreed schedule.

  • Maintain audit records for privileged User ID approvals, verifications and revalidations.

Server Administration

  • Create and manage directory structures

  • Create and manage domains

  • Create, modify and delete users, user properties and user groups

  • Create login scripts

  • Create, modify and delete network shares

  • Assign and maintain user access rights as per policies defined and agreed upon with the Customer.

  • Assign and maintain space usage restrictions

  • Conduct action to restore server operating system in the event of a crash

  • Conduct action to help resolve server problems like system hang, hard disk crash, and others

  • Create new file systems and correct file system inconsistencies as and when required

  • Perform periodic system performance tuning as per Customer's policy

  • Perform Periodic schedule maintenance activity including, if required, restart of the systems.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot Servers HARDWARE/SOFTWARE problem which may require to travel to/fro between data centers.

  • To collaborate in on-call roster rotation to quickly respond to incidents and outages.

  • Perform RML (Required Maintenance Level) updates (Patching)

  • Support Internal Application Team

  • Install the different infrastructure Agents.

  • Perform Server Technical Specification (Hardening)

  • Perform Daily health Check

  • Professional knowledge related to incumbent's department or function.

  • Engaged as an independent professional. Ability to articulate and compare alternatives approaches. Negotiate with specified objectives

  • Recognize problems related to project objectives. Creativity and judgment applied to professional technical, or operational problems. Independently generates solutions, based on analytical skills & business knowledge. Challenge the validity of given procedures and processes to enhance and Works on special projects, or leads small teams, or manages routine technical/ operational activities or departments (national or international). Understands departmental mission and vision. Provides advice in technical/operational domain of specialization. Generally controls own work priorities and methods requiring trade-offs.

  • Improve or develop complementary adjustments /solutions.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

At least 5 years of experience:

  • Strong knowledge in All AIX version when it comes to administration and troubleshooting

  • VIOS provisioning

  • AIX tunning

  • LPAR provisioning

  • Pseries provisioning

  • SEA configuration

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Scripting

  • Linux

  • Solaris

  • Cloud Technologies

  • Amenable to work on a client-based schedule (dayshift/midshift) in IBM client site (Makati City)

  • You should at least have a Bachelor's/College Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication) or equivalent

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location StatementFor additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.