LeTourneau Technologies, Inc is seeking a Business Systems (i5/AS400) Administrator. This position will be located in Longview, Texas. LeTourneau Technologies has locations across the world using Infor XA. To learn more about LeTourneau Technologies visit www.letourneautechnologies.com.

Business Systems (i5/AS400) Administrator

This position provides technical support to the company in the administration of various IT systems, applications, policies and procedures to all employees.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties and responsibilities are essential. Other duties may be assigned.
-Works injury free, achieves an injury-free working environment, and maintains the highest Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) standards in our industry.
-Strives for continuous improvement in worker safety and is dedicated to ensuring that each employee understands, and acts in accordance with, the company's HSE policies.
-Works with high integrity and complies with corporate guidelines on business ethics.
-Working in a lead role, providing the technical administration of i5 systems (hardware and software) and the implementation of business application processes.
-Maintain appropriate security for all i5 systems and applications according to company's policies and procedures.
-Document and troubleshoot all security and i5 system issues.
-Interface with Infor and other application vendors to help solve problems in a timely manner.
-Perform and maintain integration of iSeries systems/applications with server/client based applications in conjunction with other IT personnel.
-Provide 2nd and 3rd level support to the Help Desk Technical Support Team for iSeries; XA application related issues when needed.
-Provide support for data transfers from iSeries to client machines.
-Assist in the development of in-house application documentation and end user training materials
-Participate in end-user training.
-Be willing to work off hours to provide minimal impact on the business for necessary updates.

Core Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following core competencies:
-Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs work flows and procedures.
-Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
-Technical Skills - Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
-Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
-Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
-Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
-Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
-Change Management - Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance; Prepares and supports those affected by change; Monitors transition and evaluates results.
-Leadership - Exhibits confidence in self and others; Inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Accepts feedback from others; Gives appropriate recognition to others.
-Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.
-Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.
-Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Analyzes market and competition; Identifies external threats and opportunities; Adapts strategy to changing conditions.
-Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
-Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
-Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
-Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
-Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
-Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
-Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
-Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
-Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.

Job-specific Competencies
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following job-specific competencies:
-Judgment - Displays willingness to make decisions. Exhibits sound and accurate judgment. Supports and explains reasoning for decisions. Includes appropriate people in decision-making process. Makes timely decisions.
-Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals. Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self against standard of excellence. Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.
-Planning/Organizing - Sets goals and objectives. Develops realistic action plans.
-Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
-Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time. Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) desired, IBM Systems Administrator certification preferred, 7- 10 years experience.

Tools, Technology and Equipment
-Have a minimum of seven years experience with iSeries (AS/400) systems. V6R1 desired.
-Have strong experience with Infor (MAPICS) iSeries application structure or 10+ years experience with other OS400 based ERP applications.
-Have knowledge of LPAR systems with use of HMC management.
-Knowledge of iTera mirroring software preferred.
-Have excellent understanding of the IBM iSeries computer system operation and utilities for technical support issues.
-Have a good working knowledge of iSeries client connectivity methods.
-Be proficient with Microsoft Office applications.
-Knowledge of i5 (AS/400) system tuning and performance monitoring
-Need a working knowledge of XA database files
-Need an understanding of how logical files and indexes work in an XA environment
-Have an understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) practices.

Language Skills
Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and problem resolution experience. Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, correspondence, and memos. Ability to write detailed technical documentation and simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Other Skills and Abilities
-Have good verbal and written communication skills.
-MS SQL / OS400
-Other PC client/web browser experience such as C#, VB, HTML, Java, XML
-Have the ability to follow a process or issue till completion.
-Have the ability to document and provide user updates of the progress of issues.
-Ability to work well with users.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Intent of Job Description
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. He or she will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by his or her supervisor. Job descriptions are not intended as and do not create employment contracts. The organization maintains its status as an at-will employer. Employees can be terminated for any reason not prohibited by law.

Kauhi Adcock
Manager - Information Technology

P.O. Box 2307
Longview, TX 75606
P: 903-237-7075

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