Job Description :
z/OS storage admin
Location : Mountain View, California

Responsibilities:
Installation, administration, data-migration, provisioning, and decommissioning of large multi-site SAN environments.
Responsible for storage provisioning tasks beginning with end user requests, Performance tuning, creation of LUNs, mapping, masking, zoning, and ensuring storage availability at the operating system.
Responsible for storage performance analysis and troubleshooting as well as storage capacity management and planning.
Responsible to enable production and disaster recovery replication and testing.
Responsible for data migration as part of data center consolidation.
Provide 3rd level support to tickets/requests in accordance to SLA/OLA timeframes.
Responsible for microcode upgrades. Manage, Storage optimization, dashboards, reporting end of life replacement and refresh.
Advanced knowledge of and experience with DR application technologies and processes. Works independently with DBAs, System admins, application admins, vendors and project managers.
Skills:
Advanced knowledge of HDS, NetApp storage arrays required.
Expertise in Brocade and Cisco Fabric switches configuration and management
Is comfortable working with database, system admins and application teams on performance issues and troubleshooting design and implementation issues.
Strong knowledge of storage management tools: Hitachi HUR, Shadow image, replication technologies, Disaster recovery, Netapp ONTAP 8.x software
Ability to work in a fast paced environment
Automation and Scripting skills are require

Experience:
8+ yrs. of related technical experience with provisioning, troubleshooting, and administering HDS and Netapp storage hardware including VSP, AMS, USPV & G1000
BS or equivalent work experience. Appropriate Certifications.
Prior experience with design and installation of storage subsystems, software, and/or hardware.
Experience with storage virtualization concepts and prior experience of using these concepts in data migration activities
Experience with storage performance analysis and troubleshooting as well as storage capacity management and planning
Knowledge and good understanding of Hitachi HUR, Shadow image, replication technologies, Disaster recovery.
Prior work experience with SAN/Fabric management tools – Hitachi Tuning manager, Dynamic Tiering, HUR, Command Director, Clustered data ONTAP OS, Snapmirror and storage management tools (i.e Veritas operations manager (VOM), storage essentials)
hands-on experience in designing and implementing Fiber channel SAN fabrics with Brocade DCX switches and solid understanding of FC protocol in general will be requireand
Require automation tools & scripting experience.
Excellent Communication Skills