AS400 System Administrator/Engineer

We have experienced significant, rapid growth and as a result, are looking to expand our team. We are looking to add highly-motivated AS400 SysAdmin/Engineers to our team to setup application development and training environments.

Rockhopper Tech specializes in custom web-based applications, CRM/Intranets and IT support. We focus on combining unique, eye-catching design, effective functionality and our proprietary CRM to offer our clients true end-to-end business workflow, website and IT solutions. Combining these strategic solutions within our company gives us an advantage over the competition. We are a highly-functional team whose members are willing to do whatever it takes to achieve common goals. SysAdmin/Engineer must be very organized, driven, flexible, intuitive, and capable of operating under a number of time sensitive situations. A strong analytical sense and knowledge of business in general will play a large part. Must be authorized to work and live in the U.S.A. Sponsorships are not available.


SysAdmin/Engineers will audit for software, resources and licenses and document servers; assist with setting up environments; check functionality, import data, create/run scrubbing scripts, and check integration security to make sure all information and communications are isolated to the training environment. This position requires the ability to perform at various levels of client interaction with the highest level of customer service and satisfaction. You will be in a position to affect positive change through leadership, and through a hands-on role, enhancing your toolbox of skills. The ideal candidate is an engineering-minded technologist who has development and quality assurance experience.

Responsibilities include:

Primarily responsible for the administration of IBM iSeries, (servers, multiple partitions), including message handling, command line utilities, work management, job and print control, device management, system configuration, system.

Assist in the administration of IBM iSeries computer software.

Position Requirements:

Data Importing and scrubbing. Knowledge of MS-SQL Databases.

Setup, monitor, and analyse memory allocation, shared pools, subsystems, disk utilization, CPU utilization, logs, devices, job queues and make recommendations as needed.

Support existing Users, Application Development and Operations of the IBM AS400.

Administer the Application Programs and updates, in all System partitions.

Monitor and administer system capacities and constraints.

Technical Support for the IBM AS400 to include troubleshooting.

Perform architecture reviews, infrastructure design, maintenance, and support activities for the AS400 environment.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of IBM iSeries system administration and troubleshooting.

Knowledge of IBM iSeries networked systems, access and security guidelines and procedures.

Understanding of internal controls and change management processes.

Skill in solving technically challenging problems involving IBM iSeries based application and hardware issues.

software development skills in at least one of: RPG, ILE or COBOL

Non-Tech Skills:

Organized and communicative!

Strong analytical and interpersonal skills

Strong communication skills to include both verbal and written

Strong core values:

Delivering on your promise

Long-term relationships

Communicate clearly

Be proactive.

AS400 System Administrator/Engineer