Short Description

Skill : Mainframe Storage Admin  – 4 to 10yrs – Bangalore

Job Responsibilities

Skill : Mainframe Storage Admin

Required skills and Job responsibilities

  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in Mainframe Storage Management DASD and/or Tape. Experience in a multi-processor shared data environment preferred but not essential.
  • Experience in management and administration of Virtual Tape environments.
  • Excellent skills in IBM TSO, ISPF
  • Excellent skills in IBM mainframe JCL
  • Familiarity with mainframe scheduling systems like ESP and CA-7
  • Familiarity with security systems like RACF and ACF2 and experience in diagnosing and fixing storage security related problems.
  • In-depth experience using CA-1 tape management system
  • In-depth knowledge and excellence experience in fundamental storage management areas:
  • VSAM: VSAM Terminology, VSAM Dataset Organization, Access Method Services, IDCAMS / LASTCC / MAXCC, LISTCAT, Alternate Indexes, GDG’s
  • Catalogs: Concepts of all types of Catalogs and catalog structures, catalog creations, merges, copies, protecting catalogs, diagnosing catalog
  • DASD Administration: DASD Initialization – Concept on VTOC – Reformat VTOC – De – fragmentation – Compress – Release – ISMF
  • Tape Administration: Concepts on DFSMSdss – Tape Initialization – Backup & Restoration – Viewing content on tape, DFHSM
  • Proficient Problem Determination Skills – OS Catalogs, DFHSM, SMS, space problems, Virtual tape environments
  • Experience in Service Management processes and tools. Problem management, Incident management, Change management, etc.
  • Ability to provide 7 x 24 x 365 On call Rotation
  • Experience in working in an IBM zOS mainframe operating environment
  • Expérience using IBM data management utilities
  • Ability to work off hours and weekends to support changes and resolve problems
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment
  • Proficient is being able to review system logs, identification of errors and effectively determine problem and resolve issue
  • Vendor interaction experience
  • Resolve Batch Abends – Problem determination, message identification
  • Excellent English skills – Verbal, Reading, Writing Comprehension
  • Strong time management skills, ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks and projects
  • Experienced with performing Disaster Recovery (system backups and restore, creation of DR plans)
  • Top level support experience with troubleshooting, researching and resolving complex issues

Exp : 4 to 10yrs 

Primary Skill: Mainframe Storage Admin

Secondary skill: System Programming

Job Location: Bangalore


Abhijit K

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