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Mainframe Storage Administrator Resume

Columbus, OH


IBM: z/10 and z/13 Mainframes, XIV Storage

Tape Management: TS7700VTS, TS3500ATL, 3480 Drive, 3490 Drive, 3592 Drive

Hitachi: VSP, USPvm, AMS2500 Storage

EMC: VMAX, Data Domain

IBM - XIV: GUI Interface Veritas NetBackup

Cisco: Fabric Manager, Device Manager Hitachi Command Suite, Shadow Image

Microsoft: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint EMC Unisphere, Data Domain


ICF Catalog management: Creation of catalogs, connect and disconnect of catalogs.

Data allocation and management: DFSMS, DFHSM, DFDSS, FDR/ABR


Confidential, Columbus, OH

Mainframe Storage Administrator


  • Monitor and manage the mainframe, z/OS storage for the State of Ohio - Taxation Dept.
  • Monitored and rectified hardware issues, failures within the prescribed SLA.
  • Insure that there is adequate storage available to handle personal income tax filings.
  • Interface with the State of Ohio’s Computer Center.
  • Monitor multiple CICS regions which interface with E-Commerce feeder systems.
  • Install various independent vendor software products as assigned.
  • Prepare for the yearly Disaster Recovery exercise after Tax Season.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the client.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Pre-Sales Systems Engineer


  • Configured EMC VMAX Mainframe hardware and software for client’s using EMC Unisphere.
  • Prepared and delivered technical presentations detailing EMC’s hardware and software products.
  • Technically consulted with customers advising on the best possible EMC solutions to meet their needs.
  • Anticipated and proactively addressed my client’s needs for hardware and software to meet requirements.
  • Worked with customers to coordinate the installation of hardware and software.
  • Proficient in z/OS and MVS operating systems.
  • Proficient in DFSMS, DFHSM, DFDSS, VSAM, JCL, TSO, ISPF, SDSF, JES2, CA-11, CA-ACF2.
  • Exposure to EMC Data Library for Mainframe (DLm).

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Storage Engineer


  • Allocated new z/OS Mainframe database datasets when needed.
  • Provided problem resolution associated with Mainframe JCL errors, job abends, and data recovery.
  • Provided 1st and 2 tier support to end users. Provided 3rd tier support to programming staff.
  • Managed z/OS storage systems.
  • Conducted and documented Root Cause Analysis for Mainframe job ABENDS.
  • Opened and worked service tickets initiating problem escalation when needed.
  • Participated in Disaster Recovery testing, recovering the Mainframe and SAN environments.
  • Monitored DFHSM backup/recovery tasks using IBM TS7700 VTS and TS3500 ATL tape libraries.
  • Managed / Maintained DFSMS Control Data Sets, preforming reorganizations when needed.
  • Wrote and maintained DFSMS ACS Routines.
  • Provisioned server LUNs on IBM-XIV, Hitachi-VSP, Hitachi-USPvm, and AMS2500 storage.
  • Allocated new storage for Windows and Linux servers.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

SAN Storage Administrator


  • Performed allocation and management of storage in an EMC storage environment.
  • Monitored and rectified hardware issues, failures within the prescribed SLA.
  • Practiced change management documenting all changes and problems.
  • Provisioned storage on EMC CLARiiON, and VMAX storage, using EMC Unisphere software.
  • Allocated new LUN’s to Windows and IBM AIX servers.

Confidential, Charlotte, NC

SAN Storage Administrator


  • Served as member of a migration and steady state delivery team responsible for a large IBM account managing 4 PB’s of HP-XP24000K (Hitachi USP) storage with multiple IBM-SVC’s.
  • Served on an after-hours on-call rotation team troubleshooting and /resolving issues within the specified SLA.
  • Provided training and mentorship to other team members in identifiable technical areas.
  • Performed the duties of Team Scheduler, assigning work assignments and scheduling completion dates.
  • Responsible for tracking work requests from the assignment of work through task completion.

Confidential, Canton, OH

Sr. Technical Programmer/Analyst Sr. Computer Operator


  • Managed z/OS, z/VM, and MVS Mainframe storage systems, supported CICS on-line applications.
  • Planned and executed Disaster Recovery tests for the z/OS Mainframe on a bi-yearly basis.
  • Monitored DFHSM’s Backups and Volume Dumps on a daily basis.
  • Proficient in DFSMS, DFHSM, DFDSS, VSAM, JCL, TSO, ISPF, SDSF, JES2, CA-11, CA-ACF2.
  • Modified Mainframe JCL to run under DFSMS.
  • Installed new versions of the z/OS operating system.
  • Worked with vendor support personnel during new equipment installs and upgrades.
  • Architected and installed the first SAN environment at Confidential .

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