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IBM Infrastructure Specialist: Linux in BRASOV, Romania

Introduction

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

As part of our Operations team, you’ll be monitoring and maintaining the infrastructure and various applications in three Data Centers in a technical support role. If there are any issues or changes required, such as infrastructure and access issues, or application issues, you’ll be responsible for reacting to the monitoring alerts or the calls from Tier 2 support.

Most importantly, as businesses cannot afford to be without the whole system, or individual workstations, for more than the minimum time taken to repair or replace them, your technical support is vital to the ongoing operational efficiency of the company.

Responsibilities

The Operations team is responsible for the maintenance of the application and infrastructure and you will be in charge of the infrastructure as part of a team. Project tasks and maintenance tasks are expected to be part of your daily duties. Planned interventions can be combined with unplanned activities, depending on their emergency.

Tasks will include installing and configuring virtual systems and applications, diagnosing hardware/software faults and solving access problems.

Your operational responsibilities include:

Project mode

  • Creating VPNs, implement and follow security requirements

  • Create virtual images, configure and document them

  • Installing HW (rack, cabling, connection, configuration) in the ISH Datacenters in Germany per request

  • Updating documentation (Manuals, Guides, Lessons Learned) so similar issues can be fixed faster or preempted

  • Provide input in the project definition

  • Working with Project Teams (Development) to ensure smooth hand-over to Operations or during support if the problem is more serious

Support mode:

  • Ensuring network infrastructure is in running mode (FW, SW)

  • Ensure servers are available for the functioning (disk space, networking, virtualization parameters – CPU, HDD, Memory)

  • Logging your work by opening and keeping customer support tickets updated

  • Be available during on-call in the time required to connect and investigate

  • Check to monitor activity during working hours, check alerts

  • Following up on HW replacement (with Support help where existing)

  • Analyzing call logs so you can spot common trends and underlying problems

  • Propose improvements in ongoing support activity and project

Opportunities

Access to various technologies. Responsibilities and roles increase based on your performance and your desired area of expertise.

Required skills

  • Experience with Linux and/or AIX (AIX preferable)

  • Strong Networking experience, CCNA (recommended)

  • Virtualization experience (VMWare, LPAR)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to assess an error (alarm, notification) fast

  • Ability to deal within the established time frame to an emergency call

  • Availability for on-call support (one week, every couple of weeks, by rotation)

Entry requirements

  • University degree in a technical field

  • Experience in networking support required,

  • Scripting exposure or experience

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with Linux and/or AIX (AIX preferable)

  • Virtualization experience (VMWare, LPAR)

  • English Advanced

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience in networking support required.

  • Strong Networking experience, CCNA

About Business Unit

IBM Services is a team of business, strategy and technology consultants that design, build, and run foundational systems and services that is the backbone of the world's economy. IBM Services partners with the world's leading companies in over 170 countries to build smarter business by reimagining and reinventing through technology, with its outcome-focused methodologies, industry-leading portfolio and world class research and operations expertise leading to results-driven innovation and enduring excellence.

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