Added Nov 28, 2023 i Series Admin (26017) Remote, Remote | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS Consulting Services is seeking an iSeries Engineer for an exciting remote opportunity. LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts combined with your technical expertise equals career possibilities for you.

Senior IBM iSeries Engineer
The Senior IBM iSeries Engineer plays a critical role in managing and optimizing the IBM iSeries (AS/400) infrastructure to support our expansive health services operations. You will engineer robust solutions that contribute to the efficacy and security of our healthcare delivery systems. Your role involves supporting a myriad of technology initiatives, integrating seamlessly into an agile and fast-paced environment, and communicating effectively with both clients and colleagues.
• A proactive attitude, not only to your work but to learning and personal development.
• A creative and analytical mindset, able to solve complex problems with innovative solutions.
• A commitment to excellence, from your technical skills to your communication abilities.
• Strong experience with IBM iSeries system administration, including OS upgrades, patch management, and performance tuning.
• Deep knowledge of IBM iSeries application development – specifically in ILE RPG, RPG Free Format, CLLE, and SQL RPGLE.
• Familiarity with modern iSeries development tools and methodologies, including RDi, Git, and DevOps principles.
• Expertise in implementing and managing High Availability solutions like MIMIX or iTera.
• Solid foundation in network and system security protocols and standards.
• Decent understanding of DB2/SQL on IBM i, data modeling, and database security/integrity.
• Experience with high availability (HA) monitoring, disaster recovery planning, and system backups, particularly using IBM BRMS.
• Maintain compliance with industry standards such as SOC 2 Type II and participate actively in Information Security teams.
Desired Certifications
• IBM Certified System Administrator - IBM i
• IBM Certified Application Developer - ILE RPG
Technical Responsibilities
• Design, implement, and manage iSeries system architecture to ensure high availability and disaster recovery capabilities and that meet evolving business requirements.
• Conduct regular system audits to ensure performance optimization and compliance with the latest security protocols.
• Lead complex system upgrades and migration projects, ensuring minimal downtime and business continuity.
• Develop and maintain advanced iSeries applications, ensuring alignment with business processes and requirements.
• Utilize modern development tools and practices to maintain a state-of-the-art iSeries environment.
• Implement and manage effective data backup and recovery strategies.
• Coordinate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of the iSeries systems with other corporate IT infrastructure.
• Establish and refine iSeries system monitoring protocols to proactively address potential issues.
• Develop, enhance, and maintain applications, contributing to all phases of the development lifecycle.
• Provide technical leadership on projects, clearly articulating tasks and project plans.
• Maintain and apply security controls, participate in compliance updates, and adhere to ITSM processes.
• Serve as a subject matter expert, offering system training and support to clients and internal users.
• Document changes and maintain standards in line with organizational policy and change management procedures.

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.


Colorado Pay Range:
20 - 125/per Hour