- Nearly 30 years of valuable, hands - on experience in mainframe storage administration.
- Experience developing hardware solutions to meet customer needs, including ensuring sufficient disk space.
- Strong background serving as a storage management leader as well as collaborating with colleagues on data center and customer account level data migrations.
- Proficient with Data Facility Hierarchical Storage Manager (DFHSM); Data Facility Data Set Services (DFDSS); FDR; ICKDSF; FILE-AID; CA7; TSO/ISPF; and JCL.
- Solid hardware experience with IBM mainframe and EMC, HDS and IBM Direct Access Storage Device (DASD).
- Some experience with physical and virtual tape.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE EXPERTISE:
Software Expertise: z/OS, JES2/3, SDSF; CA-1, TLMS, RMM; PPRC, SRDF, XRC; HDS, HCD, IODEF; DFSMS/DSS/HSM; FDR, FDRABR,FDRPAS; CA Disk, CA Allocate, CA-Vantage, CA-VIEW; TDMF,ICF Catalogs, VSAM; DTS Software (DIF ACC/SRS); and Confidential .
Hardware Expertise: IBM compatible processors (z/OS, OS/390, MVS); IBM Disk Storage Subsystems (2105, DS8000); StorageTek Tape Libraries (9310, SL8500); StorageTek and IBM Virtual Tape (VSM, VTS); EMC Disk Storage Subsystems; EMC DLM and HDS Disk Storage Subsystems.
- Similar duties as previous position.
- Created storage capacity reports with Confidential .
Storage Services Senior Advisor
- Configure and design storage solutions to meet customer requirements.
- Maintain Data Facility Storage Management Subsystem (DFSMS) and Automatic Class Selection (ACS) routines.
- Provision Direct Access Storage Device (DASD) resources.
- Served as storage management lead for many LPAR migrations and disengagements, as well as technology refreshes.
- Verify I/O gen modifications in unison with the hardware team.
- Maintain and execute disaster recovery plan, as well as catalog.
- Monitor storage maintenance batch cycle and perform on-call rotations.
- Configured and designed storage solutions to meet customer requirements.
- Played an integral collaborative role on several successful migrations and disaster recovery events.
- Created and executed plan for SMS conversions on many systems, standardized and maintained batch cycles.
- Helped develop and execute disaster recovery plans, and adjusted parameter libraries for data migrations.
- Participated in creating and executing disaster recovery plans.
- Developed and documented plan to disengagement an account.