I Series System Administrator

  • TBC Corporation
  • Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
  • May 13, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description

Description

The I Series Administrator III is responsible for the design, implementation, management and support of all IBM iSeries/AS400 enterprise systems supporting the wholesale, retail, franchise and ecommerce systems of a large aftermarket automotive company.  

Company Overview

For 60 years, TBC Corporation (TBC), one of North America’s largest marketers of automotive replacement tires, has been a tire company ahead of the curve. Through worldwide operations spanning wholesale, retail, and franchise, TBC also provides automotive maintenance and repair services with best-in-class brands. TBC meets the needs of consumers in search of total car care at more than 3,200 franchised and company-operated tire and automotive service centers under the brands NTB®, Tire Kingdom®, Merchant's Tire®, Big O Tires® and Midas®. TBC serves wholesale customers in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Mexico and the Middle East through NTW, TBC Brands, TBC Dealer Group, TBC International and TBC de Mexico.

Job Responsibilites

Primarily responsible for the maintenance and administration of IBM iSeries servers and multiple partitions including; message handling, command line utilities, work management, job and print control, device management, system configuration, performance management and tuning, system security, backup and restore, disaster recovery, file transfer integration and PTF (Program Temporary Fix) management.

  • Configuration, maintenance, and monitoring of DS8880 disk storage systems including installation of codes bundles, firmware updates, and FC setup.

  • Ability to manage PowerHA server environment with LPARS using independent auxiliary storage pools.

  • Performance analysis and system tuning experience using iDoctor, CCSS, and Performance Navigator tools.

  • Basic knowledge of iSeries programming languages including CL, RPG, and COBOL.

  • Coordinate the maintenance, incident, change and release management activities throughout these systems.

  • Provide management reporting related to all systems.

  • Review, analyze and recommend system features and solutions.

  • Communicate to senior management on incident and problem management and project status

  • Participate in cross functional project planning as needed

  • Develop and implement initiatives and strategies for areas supported. Ensure strategies, objectives, and initiatives are in line with the overall corporate initiatives, strategies, and goals.

Qualifications

  • Significant experience in the design, implementation and management of IBM iSeries platforms

  • Knowledge of the planning, organization, implementation and management of DB2 for iSeries databases

  • Knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning systems, specifically SAP

  • Working knowledge of information technology systems, infrastructure and operations

  • Working knowledge of retail Point of Sale (POS) systems

  • Working knowledge of Warehouse Management and Logistics

  • Working knowledge of Sales and Operations Execution (S&OP) systems

  • Ability to meet expected delivery dates and the tasks necessary to achieve objectives

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field

Benefits

  • Competitive compensation

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • 401k plan with a company match. Immediate 100% vesting

  • Comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision

  • Company paid short term disability and employer subsidized long term disability

  • Company paid life insurance

  • Generous paid vacation and paid time off

  • Purchase discount program

  • Employee assistance program

  • Flexible spending account

  • Discounted tire and automotive services

  • And more!

TBC Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Work Environment.