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
As a System Administrator for Compute, Distributed Disk, SAN, and NAS Administration, you'll be able to do the following tasks/function:
Guide a squad(s) in providing an end-to-end service(s) for GTS Optimized Services.
You will facilitate and drive the use of agile practices for squad operations including optimizing workflow, identifying bottlenecks, and removing obstacles impacting squad performance.
Act as technical resource and point of escalation for team members.
Engages in the monitoring, managing of the compute, storage and back-up and recovery infrastructure of the client
Engages in identifying and resolving complex problems relating to the service(s) provided by the squad(s).
Deliver by building proof of concept solutions with storage system technology and architecting storage solutions to address client requirements.
Gain expertise in one or more storage system technology areas such as disk, tape, optical, SAN, NAS, or storage software related to these technologies
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Possesses an in-depth knowledge of technical solutions.
This role requires 3 to 5 years hands on exposure to the following tools:
IBM Storwize V5K/V7k
Dell EMC, VMAX, VNX, Unity, Isilon, Data Domain
IBM Storage Systems – Storage area networks (SAN), Flash storage, Tape storage
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
Experience in SAN, iSCSI, NAS storage device configuration and administration.
Experience with block and file data migrations.
Proven knowledge in Windows, Linux and AIX operating systems
Knowledge of VMware and other Hypervisor hosts and cluster architecture
It will be nice to have an experience with EMC Networker & IBM TSM installation, configuration, and administration
About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network. It's a unique blend of bold new ideas and client-first thinking. If you can restlessly reinvent yourself and solve problems in new ways, work on both technology and business projects, and ask, "What else is possible?" GTS is the place for you!
Your Life @ IBM
What 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.
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Being You @ IBM
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