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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2018
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology and consulting corporation, with headquarters in Armonk, New York, United States. IBM manufactures and markets computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology. ...
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    Infrastructure Specialist

    Detailed Description
    Over the past 100 years, IBMers all over the globe have helped make the world work better and smarter. In this new era of Cognitive Business, IBM is helping to reshape industries by bringing together our expertise in Cloud, Analytics, Security, Mobile, and the Internet of Things: Changing how we create, collaborate, analyze and engage. From transforming healthcare to improving the retail shopping experience - it’s what IBMers do. In Africa, we’ve been changing the way the continent does business for more than 50 years, and as our company continues to grow, we’re looking for talented professionals to join us in this new era.

    As an Infrastructure Specialist, the person will be: Working under the direction of the Center Manager and alongside the Event Coordinator the role is to plan, organise and run the technical logistics for events run by the Centre both in a reactive request mode and a proactive planning mode.

    Responsibilities/Requirements
    The Specialists in this job role will have:

    • Expertise in managing the operation of IT resources hardware, software, network, AV, and all aspects of the Centres to ensure high availability and service in all events run in the centre and those run outside of the Centre.
    • Attain SME Status on specific country focus solution as a support to the business (PoCs and PoTs)
    • Client facing skills and competencies
    • Develop high level technical expertise
    • Support business development
    • Coordinate training sessions as required for central and west Africa BPs and sellers
    • Design systems and assess the effectiveness of technology resources already in use or new systems that are being implemented.
    • Determine the practicality of changes and modification of systems.
    • Install & Deploy the Centre Virtualization Infrastructure (includes network switch, firewall, ESX servers, backup server, mgmt server, blade servers, SAN, tape and networking)
    • Stay compliant with the IBM security certification Process and maintain / update the required checks.
    • To be always on top of all operational and administration aspects of Centre CLOUD (Manage and Maintain the virtualization environment)
    • Support customer events using CENTRE Cloud (including Classroom/laptop and network set-ups

    Required Technical and Professional Expertise

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer related field
    • English: Fluent
    • Basic background of IBM AIX, Windows and Linux OS.
    • Enterprise Java programming skills (J2EE, JVM, EJB, etc).
    • Mobile application development
    • Enterprise Messaging and Web Services: SOAP, JASON, XML, JVM, JVM Tuning -
    • Scripting (JSP, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JQUERY etc)

    Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

    • Master's Degree in Computer related field
    • English: Fluent
    • Basic background of IBM AIX, Windows and Linux OS.
    • Enterprise Java programming skills (J2EE, JVM, EJB, etc).
    • Mobile application development
    • Enterprise Messaging and Web Services: SOAP, JASON, XML, JVM, JVM Tuning -
    • Scripting (JSP, Javascript, HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, JQUERY etc)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to IBM - International Business Machines on www.applytracking.com to apply
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