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IBM Systems Administrator in Columbia, Missouri


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

Member of the EDPS Storage team supporting US only Data Domain Infrastructure; workload deployed across numerous sites, PURE support, and Netapp as part of the US only employee model for the Government, FirstNet Responders, and AT&T company restricted data. Support restricted sites, track installs, team workflow, coordinate with system admin and development teams, and meet with vendors regarding issues of security. The EDPS Storage team supports Break/Fix of US restricted hardware, Project oversite, Design approval, and Audits. The role will have the tasks of reviewing/approving Non-compliance Tracking & Authorization requests, providing technical project management for several security tools (NCTA, SACT, DPA, Avamar interaction for Backups), providing guidance to offshore, and working with other US/offshore teams in the SA and Backup area.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  1. Data Domain advanced experience required. 2. Network experience required. 3. Analytical/Writing skills. 4. Troubleshooting/Problem Solving. 5. Operations Support Experience.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

Advanced skills in PURE, Data Domain, Netapp, and Isilon storage devices. EMC XIO, Vmax, Isilon, HP 3Par, Nimble, Hitachi, Pure, and Netapp. Focuses on advanced experience, management, analytical and creative problem solving, and specific professional, technical, functional skills needed to design, deploy, install, support, retire as well as troubleshoot in place systems. Senior level as part of the tiered support model for both team supported and US-only supported storage infrastructure. Must be skilled in network troubleshooting, routing, as well as System Administrator knowledge pertaining to how OS and server relate to and function with storage. Must focus on the nature and level of vision, leadership and influence associated with this position and how it impacts storage, server, and backup infrastructure ecosystems. Must be aware of relevant business measurements and accountability in terms of value add, quality and the use of resources which impact customer satisfaction, strategy, and revenue.

About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.

As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.

Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.

We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.

Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.

Your Life @ IBMWhat 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.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location StatementSupplemental 1 employees may be eligible for paid holidays, paid sick time and Employee Stock Purchase Plan.

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.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM 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, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.