IBM Service Availability Manager in Hyderabad, India
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Your Role and Responsibilities
As Service Availability Manager, you will focus on the Availability Management for GTS Infrastructure Services Clients.
You will optimize the availability of IT infrastructure, systems and services to meet the commitments IBM has made to its clients related to availability target levels in a cost-effective manner.
You will use technical and client environment knowledge to assure services and components are designed and delivered to meet their availability targets. They provide a holistic view of the client's environment and make recommendations to improve overall service availability.
Responsible to develop and maintain Availability Plans which prioritizes and plans IT availability.
Monitor IT availability levels by comparing actual levels against targets and addressing shortfalls.
Focus on automating the manual IAM tasks using standard tools
Perform multiple roles related to the delivery of Identity and access management automation tools services to IBM, and Client
Responsibilities include Requirement gathering, Crafting the solution, Development, Testing, Implementation / Deployment of the solution, installation of IAM tools, integration with services
IAM tools customization, generation of reports from IAM tools, workflow and policies, authentication / authorization and SSO federation integration, applying security policies, compliance process and security regulations, privileged identity (shared id) management, Maintenance of the tools, and support.
Handle single to multiple accounts as required
Provide domain expertise in specific areas such as logical IAM tools like ISIM, ISAM, IGI, PIM, UAT, MFIM, SiteMinder, Control minder, Centrify, Cyberark and prepare audit readiness and compliance
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
8+ Years of experience in Service Availability Management
Ability to articulate standard methodologies for during implementation
Proven experience in risk-based systems running on Several Server platforms along with OS clustering, writing shell scripting, partitioning and virtualization
Demonstrated experience in handling day-to-day Server and operating system installation, migration and break-fix support
Willingness to work in nights shifts or support 24 x 7 Coverage as per the Business needs
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
You love collaborative environments that use agile methodologies to encourage creative design thinking and find innovative ways to develop with cutting edge technologies
Ambitious individual who can work under their own direction towards agreed targets/goals and with creative approach to work
Intuitive individual with an ability to manage change and proven time management
Proven interpersonal skills while contributing to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Up-to-date technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, reviewing publications
About Business UnitThis position currently sits within Global Technology Services (GTS) Infrastructure Services (IS) or a shared services function supporting GTS.
As announced in October 2020, IBM intends that its managed infrastructure services business of the GTS organization will become an independent company named Kyndryl by the end of 2021, creating two distinct and powerful market-leading companies.
Together, we will advance the vital systems that power the digital economy. Serving over 4,600 technology-intensive, highly regulated customers, including over 75% of the Fortune 100, our people will design, run, and manage the most modern and reliable technology infrastructure that the world depends on today.
We will work flexibly and in partnership with our customers to amplify business outcomes while always pushing ourselves to improve and meet all opportunities. Come join our team of diverse, devoted, and empathetic technology experts who are at the center of discovering what's next.
Please note: The final decision if this position will transition from IBM to Kyndryl is yet to be confirmed.
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