Mainframe Storage Engineer

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Date: Sep 15, 2023

Location: London, LND, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 252966 

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Mainframe Storage Engineer

Remote working, United Kingdom





NTT DATA Services are seeking an experienced Mainframe Storage Engineer Programmer to work on major projects based on client site in South Yorkshire. The role involves managing the disk space on the mainframe, including all facets of storage management – install/ remove/ upgrade/ update/ restore/ provisioning,


Key responsibilities

  • Configure storage, install and maintain software, monitor, and sustain the storage in databases, VSAM files, work and sort space to allow the proper processing. CA Disk Sysprog and disk space management activities – install, test, evaluate storage space and manage additional change requests for disk space capacity
  • z/OS hardware planning, IODF, LPAR, HMC configuration & management and associated activities
  • Administer and execute all backup, recovery, disaster recovery, and related capabilities.
  • Install, maintain, and upgrade any product in a mainframe z/OS environment using mainframe SMP/E and zOSMF
  • Volume space and capacity management and performing disaster recovery drills as needed
  • Coordinate across support teams to quickly resolve disruptions, performs root cause analysis, and takes preventative measures
  • Use mainframe automation tools for management of disk and storage space e.g. Netview, SA, CA-OPs etc. or any other relevant tools
  • Automate manual interventions in the Storage infrastructure
  • Provide zSeries storage hardware/software design, configuration, implementation and support


Key Skills

    • Good knowledge of DASD and Tape environment (DFSMS, HSM, RMM, DFP, DSS.., ICF Catalogs, VSAM, ICKDSF, ATL/VTS, SILO's, TS7700 etc.) 
    • Disaster Recovery planning, configuration and testing at regular intervals. 
    • Perform storage management. Product upgrades and configuration. 
    • Knowledge of 3rd party storage management products and reporting tools. Such as FDR/ABR, Stop X37, CA-1, CA-Disk, EMC, etc.
    • Maintain documentation of the storage environment.
    • Hand's-on expertise with System z storage data migration (TDMF, FDRPAS etc) and replication (PPRC, Global Mirroring, XRC, EMC SRDF/A etc.)
    • Experience in setting up Tape replication, Tape grid, Copy export technology.
    • Working knowledge on Storage hardware subsystems including IBM, EMC, HDS, DASD and Removable Media Devices.
    • Experience in REXX, CLIST, DFSORT, ISPF editor and SAS is preferable.
    • Experience in creation of Request for Proposals for clients.



Our people are the most critical component of our long-term success and their health and wellbeing are our priority. You will enjoy a comprehensive, locally competitive benefits package


About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.



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