Mainframe Storage Engineer

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Date: Nov 13, 2023

Location: Sheffield, SHF, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 260520 

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Mainframe Storage Consultant 

Remote Working/South Yorkshire



The role involves managing the disk space on the mainframe, including all facets of storage management – install/ remove/ upgrade/ update/ restore/ provision/ etc 

  • Day to day support of the environment, such as daily health checks, checking the incident queue and resolving any problems,  

  • Raising changes and implementing addition capacity 

  • 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 requests for disk space 

  • 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 


Required Skills  

  • IBM - DS8K disk hardware installation and upgrade, DSCLI knowledge, GDPS, PPRC Metro, DFHSM / DFDSS / ICKDSF, zOS IODF 
  • EMC DLM virtual tape hardware installation and upgrade, DLm configuration 

  • Broadcomm (Brocade) DCX, FICON 

  • zOS JCL / Job scheduling 

  • CA1 / Vantage / Disk skill set 

  • TDMFS skill set 

  • TS7720 and DS8870 storage support, Grid and PPRC, SMS, RMM customization 

  • Experience in mainframe storage monitoring tool 

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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