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Mainframe Storage Engineer
Ref No.: 18-08094
Location: New York, New York
Financial client in NYC, NY is looking for Mainframe Storage Engineer for a long term contract.
Core Infrastructure/Mainframe Computing - z/OS
Title: Mainframe Storage Engineer

Position Description: Responsible for the design, development, implementation, and ongoing management of the firm's z/OS storage platform. The candidate will work closely within a team of storage engineers to provide technical support for all storage management related projects and activities. The individual will also act as a liaison to other departments on all technical matters related to storage management.

Skills Required:
  • Experienced mainframe programmer proficient in systems and storage management. This includes working knowledge of z/OS internals, SMP/E, HCD and disk I/O gens, TSO/E, ISPF/PDF, JCL, JES, VTAM, IPCS, IDCAMS, DADSM, VSAM, and z/OS system software
  • Strong experience with SMS, DFHSM, DFDSS and FDR/ABR,
  • Knowledge of IBM DS8000 and EMC VMAX family hardware.
  • Experience with disk replication software and technology from EMC (SRDF/A, GDDR a plus), and IBM (Global Mirror a plus)
  • Familiar with data migration and disk refresh techniques.
  • Familiar with disaster recovery testing and procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills. Ability to interface with external disk vendors.
  • Weekend work and on-call rotation required.
 
Skills Desired: Knowledge of EMC DLm and IBM TS7000, good understanding of SMF record types as related to data statistics, RMF Reporting, knowledge of SAS, Ca-MICS, Ca-Allocate, Ca-Vantage(SAMS), REXX, .NET Perl, a plus.