The IBM Systems Lab Services organization is looking for an IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (IBM GDPS®) IT Management Consultant with expertise in IBM Z and Storage technology and products to lead and deliver pre-sales and post-sales client engagements that enable the adoption of IBM GDPS®.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a successful history of implementing IBM GDPS® engagements, be familiar with sysplex architectural methods, can independently assess IT infrastructures, evaluate gaps in best practices and create IBM GDPS® solution recommendations for client environments while displaying excellent collaboration and communication with Clients, Sellers, Business Partners and Colleagues by delivering reports to clients.
You will be responsible for developing and delivering IBM GDPS® solution design, architecture, and implementation of IBM GDPS® solutions which may include : Setting up, configuring and cloning z / OS LPARs Configuring and customizing GDPS® functional capabilities Designing and customizing NetView automation, REXX and JCL to support IBM GDPS® environment.
Assisting with customer IBM GDPS® deployment testing Providing technical guidance and skills transfer to customer personnel for IBM GDPS® related topics.
Producing planning and implementation reports and documentation. Installation, configuration, testing and maintenance of IBM Z operating system, subsystem, and related Z software Other technical tasks as necessary to accomplish successful customer outcomes This role requires a strong knowledge of the IBM Systems Z hardware and software ecosystem, focusing on IBM Geographically Dispersed Parallel Sysplex (GDPS®).
Strong z / OS, Parallel Sysplex, Networking and Automation skills are needed. You will work with customers and IBM Sales and Business Partners to position, scope, and delivery of IBM GDPS® which is a collection of system recovery offerings on the IBM Z® platform, each of which uses services, clustering technologies, and server and storage replication and automation.
Candidates must possess a strong background in executive consulting or technical sales and knowledge of IBM's GDPS® portfolio. >