AIX Support Engineer/DevOps
Who We Are
At Kyndryl, we design, build, manage and modernize the mission-critical technology systems that the world depends on every day. So why work at Kyndryl? We are always moving forward – always pushing ourselves to go further in our efforts to build a more equitable, inclusive world for our employees, our customers and our communities.
Are you ready to embark on a technical adventure and become a hero to our external and internal users? As Technical Support at Kyndryl, you'll be part of an elite team that provides exceptional technical assistance, enabling our clients to achieve their desired business outcomes.
You'll be a troubleshooter extraordinaire, diagnosing and repairing complex equipment, software, and systems with ease. Nothing will be too challenging for you to solve as you respond to escalated issues, report critical design flaws, reliability and maintenance problems, and bugs.
You'll be the go-to person for our customers who require assistance with highly technical or sophisticated products, as well as for customer installations and training. With your passion for technology, you'll provide world-class support that exceeds customer expectations.
As Technical Support, you'll perform varying degrees of problem determination and resolution of desktop hardware and software issues using your technical expertise and available resources to ensure that our customers' issues are resolved efficiently and effectively. You'll also have the opportunity to perform installs, moves, adds, and changes (IMAC) activities, as well as data backup and restore on certain accounts for clients, ensuring that all related administrative duties are completed within Service Level Agreement objectives.
You will develop a deep understanding of the local and regional infrastructure, as well as key contacts in other competencies, which will enable you to ensure that the proper team is aware of – and taking action on the problem.
If you're a technical wizard, a customer service superstar, and have an unquenchable thirst for knowledge, we want you to join our team.
Your Future at Kyndryl
Imagine being part of a dynamic team that values your growth and development. As Technical Support at Kyndryl, you'll receive an extensive and diverse set of technical trainings, including cloud technology, and free certifications to enhance your skills and expertise. You'll have the opportunity to pursue a career in advanced technical roles and beyond – taking your future to the next level. With Kyndryl, the sky's the limit.
Who You Are
5+ years of extensive experience in the Management and Support of virtualized AIX 7 (7.1 and 7.3) LPARs
Extensive experience in the Management and Support of HMCs and Power hardware (upgrades of microcode/firmware/HMC software etc)
Extensive experience in the Management and Support of Virtual I/O Servers using Shared Ethernet Adapters and NPIV including upgrades of VIO Software
Experience of NPIV using SAN Arrays as well as internal SAS disk management (mirroring and LVM)
Extensive experience in Shell scripting (automation of management tasks, daily checks, OS backups etc)
Extensive experience in NIM tasks, replication, set-up and management of NIM servers (primary and secondary)
Good Understanding of virtual environment segregation and security hardening
Ability to define, develop and document support standards and processes/procedures at the program level, as well as onboarding criteria for AIX systems.
Ability to educate the support team and develop their skills in the AIX and Power Systems arena, acting as the AIX/Power Expert
Excellent communication skills - written and oral
Ability to represent changes at the Change Boards
Ability to write change requests and processes
Ability to define and document system operation guides
Create and manage gold images
Create new LPARs
Practical experience in DC Migrations using MKSYSB Backup and Restore as well as SAN level replication methodologies.
Ability to write migration runbooks
Experience of ScienceLogic and Dell Networker Monitoring
Knowledge of ServiceNow and Remedy and good ITIL framework understanding
This role will require UK security clearance and you should have resided in the UK for the past 5 years
Diversity is a whole lot more than what we look like or where we come from, it’s how we think and who we are. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences. But we’re not doing it single-handily: Our Kyndryl Inclusion Networks are only one of many ways we create a workplace where all Kyndryls can find and provide support and advice. This dedication to welcoming everyone into our company means that Kyndryl gives you – and everyone next to you – the ability to bring your whole self to work, individually and collectively, and support the activation of our equitable culture. That’s the Kyndryl Way.
What You Can Expect
With state-of-the-art resources and Fortune 100 clients, every day is an opportunity to innovate, build new capabilities, new relationships, new processes, and new value. Kyndryl cares about your well-being and prides itself on offering benefits that give you choice, reflect the diversity of our employees and support you and your family through the moments that matter – wherever you are in your life journey. Our employee learning programs give you access to the best learning in the industry to receive certifications, including Microsoft, Google, Amazon, Skillsoft, and many more. Through our company-wide volunteering and giving platform, you can donate, start fundraisers, volunteer, and search over 2 million non-profit organizations. At Kyndryl, we invest heavily in you, we want you to succeed so that together, we will all succeed.
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