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IBM i Senior System Administrator(Job Number: 1800832)

  • Penske
  • 04/09/19
  • Shillington, PA
  • 19607
  • SALARIED / Yearly
  • Full-Time


Position Summary:

The IBM i Senior System Administrator (SSA) is responsible for the operations, reliability, performance, recoverability and security of corporate IBM i server hardware, operating system and certain infrastructure applications/solutions (like IBM i OS, HMC, PowerVM/VIOS, PowerHA Global Mirror, SAN storage, backup and recovery, data replication, and other 3rd party tools). The SSA will be one of the technical experts in the organization and will be expected to fill a vital role in the success of the IT organization particularly daily operations.

The SSA will work during general shift with on-call support on a rotation basis, including some scheduled activity over the weekends and holidays. The SSA is required to work from of our Reading, PA office.

Major Responsibilities:

- Analyze and perform backup/recovery and disaster/recovery planning and testing.

- Perform advanced performance monitoring and tuning of database (3-Tier) as well as native application environment.

- Provide 2nd level troubleshooting and support for IBM i system and network connectivity issues

- Install, upgrade, configure and support IBM i OS, PTF, 3rd party software, HMC upgrades, and PowerVM/VIOS.

- Monitor system resource and performance levels by and ensure critical business functions are not affected by query users or remote database jobs.

- Improve and document process automation of IT operations.

- Other projects as assigned by the supervisor


- Associate's degree required. Bachelors degree in a related computer field is preferred.
- IBM i system administration certification is preferred.
- 3+ years of utilizing project management processes is a plus.
- Must have 7 to 10 years of IT experience with 3 to 7 years of relevant experience with IBM i OS and Power Servers including OS upgrades, HMC, SAN storage, VIOS, PowerHA, BRMS, HelpSystems Robot products.
- Possess good knowledge of SQL, CL and MS Office Tools (including MS Access).
- Troubleshooting skills for application/system performance problems by utilizing tools like IBM iDoctor, Performance Navigator, DBMON Traces is preferred
- Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
- Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui / Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

Work Locations: 100 Gundy Drive Reading, PA 19607

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job: Information Technology

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