Job Description :

Role: iSeries Engineer

Location: Remote

Duration: 6-12 month contract would prefer C2H options but open here

If someone doesn't have at least 2 or 3, they are not a match.
Measuring system performance using iDoctor
Manage DB2 database performance via SQE Plan Cache, CQE SQL packages
Managing ODBC/JDBC connectivity for external users and applications
IBM i Power Systems platform with a focus on high availability of internal and external applications
Build and Configure IBM System I Power system machines including Virtual I/O LPARs (VIOS), Power 8, 9 or 10
Power HA replication
Managing IBM storage arrays (System Storage DS8870,DS8886, DS8888, DS8950, Storwize, Flash Systems) including managing volumes
Extensive disaster recovery test/configuration experience
Data Domain
Minimum OS level experience IBM I 7.3
IBM I Security and certified security engineer.

Department Description (work environment):

This position will serve as an engineer in IBM i infrastructure, database, operating systems, IBM SAN based technologies and apply knowledge to the enterprise. This role will collaborate with architects, developers, and engineers to develop overall solutions, including options analysis and trade-offs that properly balance both IT and business constraints. The Systems Engineer will serve as a thought leader to guide people, processes, and technology.

Position Details:

Daily Responsibilities:

  • Represent broad expertise in domain team in technical design and estimating sessions with internal and external IT customers
  • Provide support for and create logical and physical design
  • Analyze and recommend changes to improve efficiency, lower costs, and enhance quality of business applications
  • Establish design patterns used within domain
  • Serve as thought leader and final decision maker able to drive team to conclusions regarding technical solutions
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidate Profile:

Qualifications (years of experience in field)/ Resume "must haves":

  • 5+ years of senior level experience with IBM i, iSeries, or AS/400
  • Experience working in healthcare, PBM, specialty pharmacy, or health care consulting in a related capacity.


  • Strong knowledge of IBM i operating system, database (DB2) and related products
  • Strong knowledge of multiple LPAR and servers maintenance and patch process
  • Strong understanding of logical and disk based (IBM DS8) replication technologies
  • Working knowledge of BRMS, PTFs, MIMIX, and other third party tools like PowerTech

Soft Skills Needed:

  • Exceptional communication skills with ability to communicate complex information in an organized and concise manner
  • Previous leadership responsibility or experience
  • Ability to see the bigger picture and understand the engineering and/or development process from ideation through execution

Required Skills : Word
Basic Qualification :
Additional Skills :
Background Check :Yes
Drug Screen :Yes
Notes :
Selling points for candidate :
Project Verification Info :
Candidate must be your W2 Employee :No
Exclusive to Apex :No
Face to face interview required :No
Candidate must be local :No
Candidate must be authorized to work without sponsorship ::No
Interview times set : :No
Type of project :Development/Engineering
Master Job Title :Net/Sys Eng: Other
Branch Code :Minneapolis

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