Senior ZOS Storage Administrator

Last updated 1 hours ago
Location:St Leonards
Job Type:Full Time

We are searching for an experienced Senior ZOS Storage Administrator to join us on a 1-year fixed term position in Sydney.

You will support the development, implementation, administration and technical support of MVS mainframe DASD and TAPE storage management systems, participate and contribute in the planning and implementation of storage management projects. You will use your creative and analytical ability to understand the interrelationships of IBMGS strategic storage management system products.

Your Role and Responsibilities
What will I be doing day to day?
  • Implement and Maintain Software Products
  • Take ownership of a set of storage management products, covering initial business proposal through to installation, customisation and support of those products; DFHSM, DFSMS, DFDSS, FDR, ABR, TMM, RMM, CA1
  • Maintain reliability, availability and performance of storage systems
  • Through the use of various storage management tools - minimise interruptions to service (DFHSM), plan system changes appropriately via the appropriate change management tools, monitor performance to ensure SLAs are met, and provide capacity planning information for systems growth (DCOLLECT), DASD deployment via SPAD roles using DAIS and the DSPAM process
  • Provide technical support to other IBM locations and groups by owning and performing requests for service, implementing changes and resolving assigned problems
  • Upgrade and maintain backup solutions
  • Install and manage storage solutions
  • Provide highest level of technical support, guidance and direction for products supported
  • Audit application backup policies and environments to ensure integrity of backup and recovery activities
  • Development and maintenance of backup and storage standards, procedures, policies, security etc
  • Actively and pre-emptively determine possible faults and causes
  • Provide team leader with input re projects/directions when required
  • Manage and resolve problems identified by sys admins or monitoring software
  • Hardware /software fault detection and correction - vendor liasing
  • Mentoring and training of Storage Analysts and Specialists
  • Revision of Hardware and Software product enhancements and presentation to customers and delivery teams

What skills and experience do I need to apply?
  • A minimum of five years current experience in a large-scale data processing environment includin
  • Operational knowledge of z/OS Mainframe
  • Library management and the operations of automated tape libraries, covering z/OS Mainframe
  • Highly developed knowledge of Tape Management Systems used at the data centre,
  • Good working knowledge of problem escalation tools (ISM)
  • Good written and communication skills in exchanging general business and customer technical information related to media, including seeking or giving explanation and verifying.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
As above

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
As above

About Business Unit
At Global Technology Services (GTS), we help our clients envision the future by offering end-to-end IT and technology support services, supported by an unmatched global delivery network.

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Location Statement
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