Job: NYS Technical Architect / IBM Tivoli (HBITS 2137)

Title NYS Technical Architect / IBM Tivoli (HBITS 2137)
Start Date 2015-02-18
Location US-NY-Albany
Job Information

Position Description/Responsibilities:

Join a world leader in IT metrics and productivity! Computer Aid, Inc.  (CAI) is a full service Information Technology outsourcing firm with more than 30 years of experience and a world leader in IT measurement and IT productivity.


Computer Aid, Inc. is looking for a Senior Level Technical Architect / IBM Tivoli with 5-7 years of experience!   Duration 24 months.
This position comes to us from our NY State contract for Hourly Based Information Technology Services and is located in Albany, NY.  Albany is in the beautiful upstate region of NY, which is only a few hours from Boston, New York City, Montreal, and the spectacular mountains of the Adirondacks.



Consider applying today as time is limited on this and other positions like it for the state of NY.


Respond with your updated resume to be considered and read all the details listed here as the State contract is very specific concerning experience level and skills.



Position Requirements/Technical Skills:


Project Scope- duties of position



Continuing services required to avoid risking availability and reliability of current application to assist in the support of the largest open systems environment managed by NYS.


Daily Tasks will include but are not limited to the following:


  • Install and configure IBM Tivoli monitoring agents to endpoints across the Data Center network. Test endpoint to Tivoli infrastructure connectivity. Submit required firewall requests. Configure and maintain Netcool omnibus, Impact, Webtop for enhancements and automation of alert notification.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain Probe Rules, triggers, and Impact policy writing for new and existing monitors.
  • Create mapping and monitoring filters using Webtop tools. Create custom Omnibus views based on customer monitoring requirements.
  • Support Tivoli Enterprise Monitoring on Windows 2003, Windows 2008, AIX, Linux, HP, and Solaris based operating systems.
  • Architect and support the critical systems monitoring implementation for IBM Tivoli’s multi customer community. Troubleshooting ITM6, Omnibus, Impact, issues that arise. Evaluates and recommends new methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain scripts written in Perl and Korn shell programming language. Generate auto-healing scripts to maintain the integrity of the Tivoli infrastructure. Develop scripts for internal and customer monitor reporting.
  • Administer DB2 and SQL database that supports the Tivoli Enterprise infrastructure. Daily tasks include backup, restores, imports, exports, stop, starts, and maintenance. Creation of new database tables or modifications to existing tables. Monitor database performance and status. Upgrade and patch database servers as required. Review current data structures and recommend optimizations and reconfigurations as warranted. Integrates new data with existing warehouse structure and continuously improves system functionality.
  • Gathers and analyses data relating to system failures as warranted. Determine root cause of problems utilizing Tivoli Enterprise Portal and Tivoli Framework.




Senior Level 

You must be a Senior Technical Architect / IBM Tivoli with documented employment experience of 5-7 years (60-84 months).


–  You must have Technical experience centered around a technology, technologies or a portfolio of applications.  Designing and implementing Information Technology solutions.




PART B:   Requested Desirable  Qualifications:  The numbered qualifications below are not mandatory, but candidates should meet or exceed in duration and skill set target asked for, at least 4 of numbers 1 through 8.

  1. 60+ months experience deploying and managing Tivoli Suite i.e. Netcool Omnibus & Impact, Webtop.
  2. 60+ months experience of developing and maintaining Probe Rules, triggers, and Impact policy writing.
  3. 60+ months experience with Webtop, map creation, view creation, and additional Webtop built in tools.
  4. 60+ months experience with Windows 2003 and AIX and / or Linux based operating systems.
  5. 60+ months experience providing Technical assistance and system support to maintain Tivoli Enterprise infrastructure including OS upgrades and patch level installs.
  6. 60+ months experience using Scripting language such as Perl, Korn shell for creating scripts to automate Tivoli monitoring report generation and system health checks.
  7. 60+ months experience of DB2 and SQL database administration.
  8. 60+ months experience in performance analysis, system tuning, and capacity planning for Tivoli Enterprise Infrastructure.
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