ATLANTA, GA 30354
1. Position Summary:
To architect, design, plan, implement, administer, control, and provide comprehensive support and optimization
of the IBM z/OS storage environments. To design storage solutions that may affect storage components of a larger project, understands impact on adjacent infrastructures and long-term impact of technical decisions.
2. Primary Accountabilities:
Provides high level technical leadership and support in the design, implementation, and administration of storage hardware and the associated management software.
3. Knowledge, Skills, Experience, Training, Education:
4 year college degree (preferably in IT) or equivalent experience.
5 plus years IT experience with recent storage hardware and software experience and zSeries Enterprise storage technologies.
Broad technical skills in zSeries Enterprise storage hardware (IBM DASD and IBM VTS) and associated software.
Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task and embrace an ever-changing environment, competing priorities, and high expectations
Must have a bias for action, be results oriented and have a proven track record of success
Technical expertise in the following areas is preferred:
o Storage management experience with virtual tape for mainframe systems (IBM TS7760/40/20, RMM)
o Storage management experience for mainframe DASD (IBM DS8x00, FlashCopy, PPRC, Hyperswap/Metro Mirror, GLOBAL Copy, TDMF)
o Accountability for enforcement of storage rules and standards, monitoring DASD/Tape usage, insuring data integrity and maintaining catalogues, and the routines of z/OS storage backup, archive, migration, restore, compression, idle space release, management reporting, and DASD conversion and/or movement.
o Considerable experience in the use and/or administration of the following software:
IBM utilities, DFP, DFDSS, SMS, HSM, RMM, CA-PDSMAN, DIF/ACC/SRS, and
Catalog Recovery Plus.
TPC-R / CSM User Interface
o Backup and recovery of z/OS systems for business continuity and Disaster Recovery testing.
o Project Management skillset desired for use in the Data Storage Management area.
Able to understand highly complex storage infrastructures and has ability to design, deploy and manage without supervision.
Champions needs of customer community and enhancing user experience as related to storage performance and reliability.
Acts as technical point of contact (SME) for the zEnterprise Storage platform.
Manage over 450 TB of DASD Storage and over 1.5 PB of TAPE/VTS Storage.
General office environment, except during periods of travel.
Able to work effectively with peers in other geographical locations.
Able to work effectively in a 24 x 7 x 365 support organization
Required 24 x 7 x 365 On-call Support
5. Working Relationship (e.g., external customers, suppliers; internal customers, staff managed):
This position requires a large degree of interaction with peers, senior management, other groups and/or external customers.
Work extremely close with the zTPF community and their TAPE and DASD Storage environment.
Proficient writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills to work with internal and external customers. Strong ability to work with vendors to design and implement solutions.
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