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IBM i Systems Administrator

Posted: February 13, 2018

Job Description

Jack Henry & Associates has an exciting opportunity for an IBM i Systems Administrator to join our team!  The IBM i Administrator will apply their solid understanding of IBM i, Power Systems hardware and virtualization administration to manage multiple partitions and projects.  This small team of 7 administrators are responsible for managing multiple IBM i and AIX partitions that are used by the entire JHA organization.  The Administrators participate in an on-call rotation as well as needed maintenance schedules.

As a member of the JHA organization you will enjoy a company culture that encourages personal and professional growth, a competitive benefit package, and a relaxed and casual work environment.

The IBM i Administrator can work with the team in Monett, MO, Springfield, MO or Allen, TX Offices.


  • 3 years’ experience managing IBM i in a multi-partition environment (OS Upgrades, PTFs Support, etc.)


  • 2+ years’ experience managing HMC and POWER Systems hardware preferred
  • 2+ years’ experience administering BRMS in a multi-partition environment
  • Experience administering MIMIX for DR recoverability
  • AIX and VIOS administration skills
  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision


  • Monitors systems for optimum performance and availability.
  • Installs, configures and maintains systems, such as LAN, WAN, Internet and/or data networks.
  • Implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves customer and internally-reported system problems.
  • Implements and monitors corporate security policies.
  • Documents and implements system procedures, policies and events.
  • Participates in on-call 24x7 support rotation.
  • Performs essential functions required for effective system backup and restore testing.
  • Performs periodic recovery testing of DR plans.
  • May manage data access and data permissions.
  • Assists in managing user accounts.
  • May assist support groups with applications installed on servers.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Applicants for U.S. based positions with Jack Henry & Associates must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and maintains a Drug-Free Workplace.

Females, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.