IT Operations Administrator

Decatur, Illinois
Information Technology (Computer and Mathematical Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 50,000 - US$ 80,000 per year
Ref. Number
Pratt,Tom, Spherion
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Job Description

This position requires performance driven abilities to maintain ERP System services and operations. The Operations Administrator performs technical work installing, maintaining and providing second level support for ERP systems applications, manufacturing systems, and servers. This position will be based out of Decatur, IL and will report to the IT Operations Manager.

IBM iSeries administration including
LPAR maintenance
Patching & upgrades in Power, VIOS, & HMC
Maintains ERP system???s Disaster Recovery synchronization, & backups
HMC console management
Client access, deployment, support, and user security administration
Administration of RPG and CL Programming
Remote printer setup/management/troubleshooting
Support for major business applications to include:
Oracle, JD Edwards ERP - User security, data archiving, & configuration
Q Software
DSI (Inventory Control)
Other 3rd party business and administrative applications
Configure, monitor, and maintain the IBM, & JD Edwards job scheduler
Manage interfaces between Local/Cloud applications and the iSeries
Resolves ERP System???s problems ensuring maximum system uptime and provides solutions to complex questions related to these systems.
Manage ERP system change management and SOX compliance processes.
Monitors the system performance & work with appropriate Team/Vendor to troubleshoot/resolve issues.
Train users, as needed, in the use of business software and hardware.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Required Skills:
Strong knowledge of IBM iSeries hardware, LPAR's, and operating systems
Power (DB2 Database)
Maintain the IBM, & JD Edwards job scheduler
Ability to analyze, and troubleshoot technical computer related problems. Then, understand, follow, and convey complex information and written instructions to others in various situations.
Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.
Manage Vendor support & Contractors as required to accomplish Day to Day Operations and Special Projects

Desired Skills:
Manufacturing industry I.T. experience is a plus
Oracle JD Edwards CNC experience is a plus


4-7 years

Required Qualifications:
Bachelors??? degree or 5+ years equivalent I.T. experience in IBM iSeries support
5+ years??? experience, networking, technical support and systems administration
Must be willing to travel to various plant locations

Apply today at or call Tom at 217-425-4070.

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