z/OS Mainframe STORAGE Engineer

Permanent $140,000.00 - $180,000.00 / Annual


This new z/OS operating system storage engineer / architect is responsible for all aspects of mainframe storage management.

Must reside near or relocate to: Tampa FL, Dallas TX, Boston MA, Jersey City NJ or McLean VA (this major financial services firm has IT offices in each of these cities......and over 3,000 in IT)


Responsible for all aspects of mainframe storage managements, including researching, architecting, installing, networking, programming, maintaining, administrating, operating and monitoring all storage related hardware and software associated with storage for the enterprise. May also supervise installation and configuration.
Customer/user interfacing, storage allocations, day-to-day operations, backup/recovery, and disaster recovery planning and execution as it relates to the storage environment.
Additional responsibilities include understanding Z/OS internals, SAS/MICS.MXG, Thruput Manager and Work Load Analyzer
Collaborate with various stakeholder groups and team members to design and validate storage solutions that meet company standards for security, resiliency, and reusability
Lead immediate support for production issues related to areas of expertise
Author system documentation and supporting documents to ensure transparency of design to minimize future maintenance costs
Deliver targeted business outcomes by participating in the technical decision-making process
Analyze changing business requirements to determine impact and optimal solution regarding defining the future state technical architecture
Monitor metrics to ensure system performance meets requirements
Direct and facilitates the research, evaluation, and selection of software/hardware technology and product standards, as well as the design of standard configurations.
Mitigates risk by following established procedures and monitoring controls, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.


years of related experience

Bachelor's degree preferred
Strong knowledge of z/OS internals, software, and hardware architecture, including strong problem diagnosis skills.
Experience with the following storage hardware technologies:
- EMC Symmetrix (including its replicatin features)
- Brocade DCX
- IBM TS7700.
Experience with many of the following storage software technologies:
- DFSMS (including SMS ACS cde and constructs)
- DFSMSdss
- DFSMShsm
- CA-1
- CR Plus
- IBM utilities
Knowledge of the following would be a plus:
- SQL, Assembler
- DTS Software ACC and SRS products
REXX/SAS/MICS/MXG programming skills
Knowledge of Performance tools (Mainview)
Software installs SMP/E
Excellent project management skills, including the ability to coordinate multiple responsible groups and request processes in parallel, so that complex projects can move ahead expeditiously.
Strong familiarity with Microsoft Excel and Word.


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Job Id Number : 9877
Staffing Industry : Information Technology
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