ISeries System Administrator
Staples Canada
Richmond Hill, ON, CA
1d ago
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Who we are

Staples Canada is on journey to become the Working and Learning Company. We are dynamic, inspiring partners to our customers and the communities in which we live.

At Staples, we inspire people to work smarter, learn more and grow every day. We look for people who are curious, approachable and passionate, and who enjoy finding solutions.

If that's you, let's work, learn and grow together.

Some of what you will do

As the System Administrator, you will support Staples Canada's IBM iSeries (AS / 400) servers. You will work with our vendor / partners, be responsible for any enhancement upgrades / patching and the daily operations of our systems, maintain maximum availability of our IBM iSeries servers.

Working alongside a variety of stakeholders, each day will be fast-paced, challenging, rewarding and meaningful and you will be inspired to bring your best, every day.

Specifically, you will :

  • Lead projects associated to the enhancement upgrade / patching, or implementation of new or existing technology solutions on IBM I
  • Work with hosting partner, install of cumulative PTFs and upgrade packages
  • Setup Robot job scheduling and production promotion
  • Maintain and upgrade third party vendor software on IBM I
  • Setup, maintain and monitor IBM I security as per Security group requirement
  • Conduct performance tuning and troubleshooting, and ensure compliance with al IT policies and procedures
  • Provide after hour support to address critical business and / or IT issues
  • Some of what you need

  • 5 - 10 years of experience supporting IBM I systems as system engineer / system administrator
  • Experience in IBM I v7.3 or above, including applying PTFs, OS upgrades, Backup and Restore, security management and printer queue setup
  • Third Party Vendor Software Upgrades
  • Experience in Robot Suites (Schedule, Console, Alert, Network etc), MIMIX configuration, Patrick Townsend setup
  • Degree in computer science or engineering with relevant work experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio etc.)
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize efficiently while maintaining sharp attention to detail
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Curious
  • Approachable
  • Passionate
  • Solutions finder
  • Some of what you will get

  • Associate discount
  • Health and Dental benefits
  • Performance bonuses
  • Learning & Development programs
  • And more...
  • Additional Information

  • Office environment
  • Employment Statement

    Staples is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and we encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including those with disabilities.

    We will accommodate applicants' needs, upon request, throughout all stages of the recruitment process. Please inform us of the accommodation(s) that you may require.

    Information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.

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