SAN Admin

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Littleton, CO

Industry: Aerospace & Defense

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Less than 5 years

Posted 40 days ago

  by    Neha Chopra

Description of Work:

  • Analyze mainframe tape resource usage by System Complex (SYSPLEX).

  • Analyze tape storage configurations connected across all Logical PARtitions (LPARs).

  • Analyze and determine the cause of mainframe tape performance concerns.

  • Monitor tape storage resources for performance and available space.

  • Process required CA-1 and HSC modifications online using TSO logon and Interactive System Management Facility (ISMF).

  • Deploy mainframe tape changes.

  • Enhance software to reduce operation time, add functionality, or improve efficiency.

  • Analyze mainframe DASD data's tape requirements for backup and hierarchical storage management.

  • Analyze existing storage capacity and performance demands for tape and virtual tape systems.

Review mainframe tape storage subpool thresholds to determine adequate space availability.

Determine applications and people to contact for tape operations processing concerns.

Provide resolution for backup and recovery infrastructure technical failures.

Provide estimates and recommendations for efficiency of the virtual tape replication processes.

Enhance virtual tape hardware configurations to reduce operation time, add functionality, and improve efficiency of use.

Analyze mainframe virtual tape storage performance and availability.

Update CA-1 and HSC configuration parameters to implement virtual tape environment changes.

Analyze and immediately develop solutions relative to computer hardware.

Contact and involve the appropriate personnel to resolve all operational issues onsite.

Consult with and coordinate all operational components concerning the scheduling of systems time for multi-vendor remedial service or preventive maintenance, and critical system software testing.

Monitor performance levels of large-scale storage and network systems to ensure system resource availability.

Analyze and perform troubleshooting of identified issues.

Document all analysis and troubleshooting performed for identified issues.

Escalate and handoff to the appropriate personnel to resolve all operational issues onsite.

Consult with and coordinate all operational components concerning the scheduling of systems time for multi-vendor remedial service or preventive maintenance, and critical system software testing.

Work directly with vendors, software technicians, and facilities personnel as needed to resolve identified issues.

Escalate incidents appropriately and assure troubleshooting continues to occur despite shift-changeover.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum knowledge, skills, abilities needed.

1 year of hands on experience configuring EMC or Oracle Virtual Tape Storage Subsystems

1 year of Data Center Operations Experience

Must be US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green card holder)

Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Public Trust clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these skills will be given preferential consideration.

Experience performing Disaster Recovery exercises

Experience managing enterprise storage

Understanding of EMC Disk Library for Mainframe (DLm) virtual tape systems

Understanding of Oracle Virtual Storage Manager (VSM) virtual tape systems

Knowledge of managing Oracle Virtual Library Extension (VLE)

Experience with IBM System z mainframe and z/OS

Experience with IBM z/OS Storage Management System (SMS)

Experience with Batch Job, IBM z/OS Job Control Language (JCL)

Experience using EMC Data Domain

Experience with EMC VNX or EMC Unity

Mainframe systems engineering documentation experience

Experience with Mainframe backup and recovery using physical and logical tape and data replication

BMC Mainview or Computer Associates Vantage SRM experience

Experience using StreamLine SL8500s Library System

Host Software Component/Storage Management Component (HSC/SMC) knowledge

Working knowledge of Object Access Method (OAM)

Experience with Computer Associates CA-1 tape management system, or catalog solution software

Prior Federal government experience.

Salary

$90K - $100K