Introduction 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
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.
We are looking for candidates to deploy Windows Server Support as well as support for VMware virtualized non-production and production environments under the standard, well-defined processes such as incident, change and problem management.
Major Job Activities
- Manage Windows Servers within the Steady State cycle such as installation, patching, monitoring, and around-the-clock support.
- Troubleshoot incidents related to Windows servers, reducing downtime and problem areas.
- Monitor availability, capacity, and performance of requests for Softlayer clients.
- Perform Steady State tasks on Virtual Machines with VMware and OVM environments.
- Provide daily assistance with requests via incident and change tickets.
- Automate repetitive processes via scripting (bash, python, perl, ruby).
- Maintain system performance by using system monitoring/analysis tools/performance tuning.
- Creating Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) which is part of the internal technical documentation.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Must have technical / professional qualifications:
Very good knowledge on storage platforms including Netapp, IBM SVC ,V7000s;
Cisco SAN MDS Switch and Brocade SAN Switch knowledge;
NetApp IP Storage experience;
High understanding of security regulations.
Be able to write/develop deployment scripts / technical documents / deployment guides .
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
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 isthe place for you!
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