IBM Storage & Power consultant – 9912CA

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£60k – 70k per year

IBM Storage and Power consultant

Remote working with 20% travel – Driving licence essential

My client are currently seeking an experienced and knowledgeable individual to join their team as an IBM Storage and IBM Power specialist.

The ideal candidate will possess extensive expertise in IBM storage technologies, and IBM i Power systems.

This role will focus on managing IBM Power & storage solutions, ensuring robust data protection measures, and supporting our clients’ needs, with occasional travel to client sites and Data Centres within the UK.


  • Serve as a subject matter expert in IBM storage solutions and IBM Power.
  • Design, deploy, and maintain IBM storage and IBM Power configurations, ensuring high availability and optimal performance.
  • Implement data protection strategies, including backup, replication, and disaster recovery plans, tailored specifically to IBM systems and storage environments.
  • Provide technical support and troubleshooting for storage-related issues, optimizing configurations and resolving performance concerns.
  • Collaborate closely with clients and internal teams to assess storage requirements, recommend solutions, and implement effective storage architectures.
  • Manage and oversee remote installations, configurations, and maintenance tasks related to IBM storage systems.
  • Travel to client sites as required (approximately 20% of the time) to provide on-site support and consultancy services.

Preferred skills & experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (or equivalent experience).
  • Extensive hands-on experience working with IBM storage technologies, particularly in SAN infrastructure and IBM i environments.
  • Proficiency in configuring and managing SAN infrastructure, along with strong familiarity with IBM storage systems and their integration with IBM i.
  • Comprehensive understanding of data protection principles, backup methodologies, and disaster recovery strategies specific to IBM i systems.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
  • A clean driver’s license is essential due to occasional travel requirements within the UK.
  • Relevant certifications in IBM storage technologies or SAN infrastructure.
  • Experience with remote management tools and methodologies for IBM storage systems.
  • Knowledge of cloud storage solutions and their integration with traditional on-premises IBM storage.

Due to the volume of applications received for positions, it will not be possible to respond to all applications and only applicants who are considered suitable for interview will be contacted. 

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