Poughkeepsie, New York, US
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
***(This position is for an ON-SITE ONLY hands and feet role in Poughkeepsie, New York. Must be able to be on site in POK for position. NOT a remote assignment.)*** IT Specialists in this job role will have expertise in managing and operation of IT hardware, software, communications, and/or application solutions, and the resources required to plan for, develop, deliver, and support properly engineered IT services and products to meet the needs of a business. The scope of this job role includes preparation for new or changed services, management of the change process, and maintenance of regulatory, legal, and professional standards, management of performance of systems and services in relation to their contribution to business performance, and management of bought-in services including, for example, public network, virtual private network, and outsourced services. Typical examples of the deliverables are service-level reporting, risk, and contingency planning.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
*Basic to Intermediate knowledge and experience with AIX, Linux, &/or other UNIX operating systems (i.e. Solaris, HP-UX) Installing, configuring, & updating operating systems on various IBM hardware types
*Basic to Intermediate knowledge and experience with middleware applications, i.e. Apache Web Server, mySQL, DB2, SVN
* Basic knowledge of Virtualization a plus
* Basic to Intermediate knowledge of TCP/IP Networking concepts & configuration. Includes ethernet, firewalls, network hardware & associated configuration
* Basic knowledge of shared filesystems (NFS ,GSA, AFS, GPFS) as at least a user, a plus
* Basic knowledge and experience with Windows Client/Server a plus
* Exposure to or basic knowledge of IT disciplines: backup & recovery, batch job scheduling, license server administration, shared file systems, performance monitoring/tuning, user id and access management, high availability concepts, data base admin and concepts, network connectivity
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
About Business Unit
IBM Systems helps IT leaders think differently about their infrastructure. IBM servers and storage are no longer inanimate - they can understand, reason, and learn so our clients can innovate while avoiding IT issues. Our systems power the world’s most important industries and our clients are the architects of the future. Join us to help build our leading-edge technology portfolio designed for cognitive business and optimized for cloud computing.
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IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.
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