Offers “IBM”

22 days agoIBM

Apprentice Conversion - Mainframe System Administrator

  • Poughkeepsie, USA

Job description

As a Mainframe System Administrator at IBM, you'll work with other System Administrators, Systems Programmers, network, and application teams to perform daily activities ranging in complexity and will be responsible for the installation, configuration, upkeep, and reliable operation of one or more client environments. You may also work closely with Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) to customize application solutions and tools to help improve the value of the z Systems platform to our clients.

You'll work as part of a diverse team to support our clients as they use our systems to outthink the competition. You'll learn the fundamentals of mainframe computing, and will master skills like: deploying and managing operating systems, implementing monitoring, configuration management, and reporting, executing change management, implementing system security, coding JCL and writing simple REXX programs.

To be successful, you need:

·  Drive and eagerness to learn
·  Strong problem solving, critical thinking, organization, and communication skills
·  Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as work collaboratively and contribute to an agile team environment
·  Some basic knowledge or experience in ONE or more of the following is preferred:
·  Mainframe hardware and systems functions
·  Installing, troubleshooting, operating, testing, planning or configuring relevant technologies
·  Reading and interpreting mainframe system/application program dumps and traces
·  Proficiency in the use of applications running on Windows and Linux workstations

No relocation is available for this position.

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Required Education

High School Diploma/GED
Role ( Job Role )

Technical Specialist General Professional
State / Province

Primary job category

Technical Specialist

(0147) International Business Machines Corporation
Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

Associate's Degree/College Diploma
City / Township / Village

Being You @ IBM

IBM 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, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Currently participating in the IBM Apprenticeship Program
·  0-2 years work experience in a customer-oriented role

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United States
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

·  An Associate's degree in Computer Science or other related discipline is preferred, but not required
Secondary Job Category

Technical Solutions Support Specialist
Eligibility Requirements

·  None
Position Type

Early Professional
Early Professional Track

Industry Early Professional
Location Statement

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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