Mainframe / Storage Support Specialist

Hartford County, CT

Posted: 12/12/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Technology Job Number: 10398

Mainframe / Storage Support Specialist
  • Location: Hartford County, CT
  • Status: Contract assignment
  • Estimated Duration: 6 months+
  • Hourly Target Range: TBD

A Health Insurance company is presently looking for a Mainframe / Storage Management consultant.  The selected candidate will be responsible for storage allocation which includes monitoring storage pool thresholds and ensuring service level agreements are met.  Disaster recovery responsibilities will include backup and recovery planning and execution of disaster recovery tests.    Assisting peers can be activities ranging from storage pool creation to resolving storage allocation issues.

Candidate will also be responsible for the following:
  • Serves as the lead technical consultant responsible for design, engineering and development of information technology solutions.
  • Supports the design, analysis, development and implementation of engineering infrastructure solutions of projects and/or work requests for complex business solutions.
  • Troubleshoots and proceeds on resolving infrastructure compatibility issues based on system architecture, project requirements, customer expectations, etc.
  • May be involved in the creation of design specifications and the development and application of utility programs and may resolve infrastructure compatibility problems as they arise.
  • Responsibilities may include risks assessments, partnering on capacity planning, budget forecasting, and the diagnosis and correction of application/network problems.
  • May serve as the primary contact for vendors.

Skills needed: 
  • Bachelor degree in computer science or equivalent experience working in an IBM mainframe environment.
  • Experience in storage management disciplines with demonstrated familiarity and accomplishment with storage tools and storage administration techniques.
  • Ability to follow established technical direction and implementation of Storage Management technology operational processes.
  • Proficient in JCL, TSO, ISPF, SMS, HSM, IDCAMS, FDR.  Experience with IBM Utilities, TS7700 tape technology, and DS8886 disk technology is a plus.
  • Proven problem solving and root cause analysis capabilities.
  • Technologies span mainframe, midrange, desktop, server, network data, voice, messaging, web, database, and output/receiving
  • Disaster Recovery, HSM, IBM Mainframe, ISPF and JCL

Benefits include Medical and Dental Insurance, 401(k), Employee Service Center, Referral Bonuses, Loyalty and Longevity Bonuses, and Plum Benefits.

To be considered for this position you  need to have the ability to work in a very fast paced environment, and be a quick learner. Excellent communication skills are essential in this role.

Karen Garach

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