Sr. IBM Systems Analyst

Rochester, NY 14609

Posted: 07/10/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: BBBH77487_1720648653 Pay Rate: Up to US$0.00 per year

Job Description

Job Title: Sr. IBM Systems Analyst

Job Location: Rochester NY 14609

Onsite Requirements:
  • IBM i
  • Infor or JDE
  • SOX

Job Description:
  • Working collaboratively with the ERPLx team and other IT teams to support the IBM I infrastructure platform and associated tools and utilities, including support of the applications utilizing the platform.
  • Working within a team comprised of business and technical people, participate in the development, upgrade, deployment, and maintenance of the ERP system used to support manufacturing (ERPLx).
  • This is a GxP and SOX system and needs to stay in a validated compliant state.

Experience with the following:
  • IBM, SEE/Change, Robot product suite, MIMIX, CL, SQL, RPGLE, IBM Power Hardware architecture.
  • Ongoing responsibilities will include:
  • Support of technologies utilized in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, and operations.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot issues that arise during development or testing, as well as troubleshooting reported issues in production.
  • Write/update documentation in accordance with corporate directives including software validation life cycle procedures.
  • Provide production support in response to service desk tickets in a timely manner.
  • Install/Configure applications and configure servers for optimal performance.
  • Create/Modify/Execute functional test scripts to support validation efforts.
  • Provide clear and consistent communication to management with respect to status of assignments.
  • Support the application development teams with technical issues.
  • Assist with the design/implementation of new application security requirements.
  • Investigate / resolve application security issues.
  • Support SOX audit requirements.
  • Support IBM i Disaster Recovery activities.
  • Support third party software, Microcode and OS patching.
  • The individual will be required to work within a team comprised of IT and businesspeople to support various GxP systems, which are subject to regulations enforced by health authorities and their legal representatives.
  • The scope of the position includes reporting, analysis, configuration, development, troubleshooting and testing, production support and change management for these applications.
  • This individual will also be required to work with vendors to install and configure software and assist with resolving issues.
  • The ability to gain a deep understanding of the technical aspects of the system including server configurations, application code, and interface transactions is a must.
  • The key customers are Supply Chain and Manufacturing
  • The analyst must build trusted relationships with a diverse and geographically distributed customer base, and demonstrate flexibility in communication modes and work schedule, permitting effective interaction with customers.
  • Additionally, building and maintaining positive relationships with Information Technology peers/managers as well as vendors is essential.

  • In-depth knowledge of the IBM i operating system and the IBM power platform will be required.

Technical skill sets:
  • IBM Operating security, Performance, Journaling, trouble shooting, PTFs, firmware patching, and root cause analysis.
  • MIMIX logical replication
  • DB2 for, performance, embedded SQL
  • IBM Performance Analysis
  • Client Access V7R1
  • Access Client Solutions Rational Developer for i
  • Familiarity with SSL Certificates for IBM I, Java and Access Client Solutions, ODBC
  • Working knowledge of IBM i server platform, including ability to read/write CL, RPGLE, SQL.
  • Proficient in creating SQL queries and scripts.
  • Working knowledge of Java and JavaScript.
  • Ability to easily grasp new concepts and tools.

Desired Skills:
  • WebSphere
  • ERPLX Webtop, System i Workspace

Special Skills:
  • Ability to communicate effectively and interact at all levels from management to staff level
  • Ability to translate customer requirements into measurable design goals/input
  • Ability to plan and organize work, yet quickly adapt to changing priorities if necessary
  • Strong work ethic with ability to function in a challenging, fast-paced environment
  • Experience in a Life Sciences environment.
  • Experience with software development life cycle processes and technical documentation.

** This position requires candidates to be eligible to work in the United States, directly for an employer, without sponsorship now or anytime in the future **
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