Administrator Z

Leader in Quebec for 25 years, the Novipro group is constantly developing its methodologies, solutions and technological services offers, and take the opportunity to join a team of experts in the IT field whose excellent reputation is well established. Novipro is currently seeking a Administrator Z to fill a full-time position for a 6-month contract. 

Place of assignment
Downtown, Montreal
Date of entry
As soon as possible
Type of contract
6 month contract
Working hours
full time


In your job with us, you will be asked to work on the following:

  • Plans, installs, configures the operating systems and software of the central server as well as the software of other servers requiring integration with the central server;
  • Analyzes and diagnoses the sources of complex problems;
  • Monitor the performance of equipment and systems using specialized tools, analyze performance reports, implement corrective measures and make recommendations to optimize their use;
  • Regularly applies preventive maintenance to software and computer tools;
  • Configures the mainframe and peripheral equipment and provides support for the operation of these devices;
  • Regularly monitors the evolution of technologies on central servers and peripheral equipment in order to inform, advise and recommend the required improvements;
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the equipment and software essential to the performance of his/her work;
  • Performs all other related duties.

What we are looking for

  • Completed DEC or Bachelor's degree, related to the sector of activity, and 10 years of relevant experience;
  • In-depth knowledge and demonstrated skills of the IBM zSeries platform and z/OS in general;
  • Experience in capacity management of the IBM zSeries platform, including knowledge of the capacity and performance tools of this platform: CA-MICS, SMF, etc.;
  • Experience in evaluating and recommending machine sizes zSeries: CPU (MIPS), main memory, I/O configuration, etc;
  • Demonstrated performance management skills on the zSeries platform;
  • Knowledge and experience with the following products: IMS/DC, IMS/DB, CICS, DB2, MQ Series;
  • Large enterprise experience with zSeries topologies distributed over multiple physical sites, multiple z/OS LPARs, Sysplex and using GDPS/GM;
  • Experience with the cost structure of the IBM zSeries platform: Equipment, IBM software, CA software, third-party software;
  • Skills and experience in training IT professionals in the development and application support sectors in the capacity and performance of the IBM zSeries platform;
  • Demonstrated skills in popularizing technical information and ability to assimilate complex technological concepts;
  • Experience in writing technical documents;
  • Leadership, initiative and teamwork;
  • Bilingualism (spoken/written) in French and English.

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