IBM Mainframe System Administrator Apprenticeship Certificate

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This badge earner has completed self study with mentorship in a Mainframe System Administration Apprenticeship. The badge earner has demonstrated ability for maintaining system software and products running on a mainframe, maintaining day-to-day operations of the environment including change and problem management. The earner has also demonstrated soft skills for client engagement, adaptability, collaboration, communication, presentation, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making.

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IBM Mainframe System Administrator Apprenticeship Certificate

What is needed to earn this credential or badge

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Successful completion of the Mainframe System Administrator Apprenticeship Program at IBM which includes the following:

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Demonstration of key soft skills for working in a professional environment, including collaborating within teams, giving and receiving feedback, fostering creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, presenting, and communicating for impact;

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Demonstration of acquired foundational knowledge and skills in computer science and programming within mainframe systems;

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Successful completion of the Master the Mainframe challenge sponsored by the IBM Z Academic Initiative;

Course

Successful completion of z/OS boot camp, z/OS Facilities, z/OS Systems Services, and SMPE for z/OS classes with labs;

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Successful completion of DBDC fundamentals;

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Successful completion of REXX and JCL fundamentals;

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Successful completion of CS50's Introduction to Computer Science course;

Application

Application of Agile and Design Thinking practices for mainframe systems administrators;

Application

Application of problem solving and creative thinking skills for mainframe systems administrators;

Credential

Earn the IBM Agile Explorer badge;

Credential

Earn the Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner badge.

IBM Mainframe System Administrator Apprenticeship Certificate

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IBM Mainframe System Administrator Apprenticeship Certificate

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