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Mainframe Storage Engineer

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Date: Jun 9, 2021

Location: Sheffield, SHF, GB

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 134716 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.


Mainframe Storage Engineer

South Yorkshire , United Kingdom

Competitive salary + Benefits




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

  • 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 / Dis
  • TS7720 and DS8870 storage support, Grid and PPRC, SMS, RMM customization
  • Experience with mainframe storage monitoring tools such as IBM Omegamon or CA SYSVIEW.




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 global business and IT services provider specializing in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services. We are part of the NTT family of companies, a partner to 85 % of the Fortune 100.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, disability, age, veteran-status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other class protected by law.



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