New Job Infrastructure Specialist - System Administration In Nova Scotia

Infrastructure Specialist - System Administration
Infrastructure Specialist - System Administration

Infrastructure Specialist - System Administration

Company : IBM
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Nova Scotia

Full Description

The infrastructure running industries likes transportation, energy, insurance, banking or healthcare is quickly changing as the world’s relationship with technology evolves. Companies have more choices than ever before between on-premise, off-premise, or a hybrid approach. Our Infrastructure Specialists are responsible for keeping up with these latest and greatest of these changes and using their expertise to deliver solutions that meet the needs of our customers and products.

Your Role and Responsibilities

IBM's state-of-the-art Client Innovation Centre (CIC) opened in Nova Scotia in March 2013 and is the first of its kind in Canada. The Centre weaves together IBM’s business insights and industry-leading software portfolio and is ideally suited for any client that needs flexible access to emerging or niche skills that may not be cost effective to grow internally. In addition, our focus on our team is unparalleled as demonstrated by the following:

The CIC NS is one of IBM’s highest performing delivery centres worldwide – for retention, client satisfaction and utilization. Our employees are empowered to stay and grow within IBM.

  • We are very focused on continuous skill development – staff training is our third largest annual Centre investment. Employees are immersed in a culture of learning and constant growth
  • Investment in key partnership with universities, government and private sector groups which has resulted in IBM having a key influencing role in Nova Scotia’s ICT industry, especially in talent development
  • Be a part of making the world more instrumented, interconnected - and intelligent. Join us.
In this role, you'll work in our IBM Client Innovation Center (CIC), where we deliver deep technical and industry expertise to a wide range of public and private sector clients around the world. These centers offer our clients locally based skills and technical expertise to drive innovation and adoption of new technology.

We are currently recruiting for an Infrastructure Specialist - System Administration. If you are on top of your profession and possess the following key skills, we invite you to apply to our opening.

Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Work closely with the development and testing team to ensure timely delivery of business deliverables.
  • Setup, deploy and maintain scalable, high availability systems
  • Automate and build up scalable systems/environment using latest technologies.
  • Automate security hardening in testing, deployment and production setup, based on industrial best practices.
  • Writing scripts/programs for service monitoring and health check of systems
  • Day-to-day monitoring, backup, deployment and maintenance of systems
  • Create runbooks and other documentation.
  • MUST be available for weekend shift work and on call support work in order to serve IBM’s client.
  • Role Location - Bedford, Nova Scotia

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Minimum 10+ years experience with hands-on delivery and consulting in a client-facing environment, including customer crit-sit support, and strong communication skills for management and client interaction.
  • Mid to senior level system administration knowledge of Windows Server operating systems, such as managing clustered systems.
  • Good understanding of networking standards and technologies, such as TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, routing, firewall rules, load balancers, etc.
  • Mid to senior level experience supporting .NET applications on IIS and SQL.
  • Experience Installing, Configuring, Integrating and Maintaining IBM WebSphere MQ and IBM Integration Buss (IBM App Connect Enterprise) on Windows platforms.
  • Experience in MQ configurations such as queues, listener ports, channels, etc.
  • Experience in building environments from scratch and performing production deployments.
  • Experience hardening the security of internet-facing applications.
  • Intermediate knowledge on PowerShell.
  • Experience with on premise system monitoring tool(s).

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • IBM Workload Scheduler.
  • IBM Content Manager on Demand.
  • Adobe Experience Manager - Forms.
  • MS Visual Studio / LINQPad.
  • Experience with Azure cloud.
  • Experience configuring and managing Ansible and/or Terraform.
  • ServiceNow.

About Business Unit
IBM Consulting is IBM’s consulting and global professional services business, with market leading capabilities in business and technology transformation. With deep expertise in many industries, we offer strategy, experience, technology, and operations services to many of the most innovative and valuable companies in the world. Our people are focused on accelerating our clients’ businesses through the power of collaboration. We believe in the power of technology responsibly used to help people, partners and the planet.

Your Life @ IBM
Are you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.

Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change – to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.

It's time to define your career.

About IBM
IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.

Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we’re also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business.

At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it’s time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.

Location Statement
Must have the ability to work in Canada without sponsorship.

This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Syria, and the Crimea, Luhansk and Donetsk regions of Ukraine) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.

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