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Senior Mainframe Systems Programmer – Storage

Remote - United States JR008746

Key Areas of Focus for this Role

  • Provide DASD and tape storage administration support for our customers.
  • Manage storage pools for multiple customers and LPARs.
  • Perform problem diagnostics and resolution.
  • Create and oversee jobs for daily, weekly, and monthly backups.
  • Participate in Data Center migration projects using multiple methodologies.
  • Perform data and volume recovery.
  • Perform data migrations between storage frames for existing customers.
  • Participate in Disaster Recovery Tests.
  • Interact with account management and with our customers.
  • Interact with hardware and software vendors as required.
  • Mentor and train Storage team members.

What the Ideal Candidate Brings to this Role

Required Qualifications help to assure new Associates are set up for success in their role with Ensono. To be considered for this career opportunity, it is important that you meet all Required Qualifications. Candidates that may meet some, but not all, Other Qualifications are still encouraged to apply.

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 7 years of related experience with a bachelor’s degree. Relevant work experience will be considered in place of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Strong analytical, problem resolution and root cause analysis skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently.
  • Ability to analyze performance on DASD and tape subsystems.
  • Extensive skills with IBM storage software including IBM Copy Services Manager/Global Mirroring, SMS, HSM, IDCAMS, and DFDSS.
  • Experience in preparing and implementing Disaster Recovery plans
  • Expert knowledge of catalog structures, LPAR sysplexes, and resource sharing.
  • Extensive knowledge of DASD hardware configurations incorporating replication.
  • Extensive skills with IBM and Oracle/STK tape hardware and software.
  • Extensive skills with CA-1, MIMTape.
  • Functional skills with Dell/EMC.
  • Functional skills with RMM, TLMS, GRS, Tapecopy, and SMF.
  • Knowledge of GDPR General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR)

Why Ensono?

Ensono is a place we unleash Associates to Do Great Things – for our clients and for your career. This could mean achieving a professional goal, collaborating with your team on an innovative idea, learning a new skill, reaching a wellness milestone, or engaging in your community through volunteer programs. Whatever it means to you, we want Ensono to be the place where you can do great things.

  • We value flexibility and work-life balance. Positions that are not required to be onsite to support a client may offer the ability to work remotely or hybrid at an Ensono office location.
  • Unlimited Paid Day Off (PDO) Plan
  • Two robust health plan options through Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • 401(k) with a generous company match
  • Eligibility for dental, vision, short and long-term disability, life and AD&D coverage, and flexible spending accounts
  • Depending on location, ability to take advantage of fitness centers
  • Wellness program
  • Flexible work schedule

Ensono is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing equal employment to our Associates and building a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Pay transparency nondiscrimination statement/posting OFCCP’s pay transparency policy can be found on OFCCP’s website.

If you need accommodation at any point during the application or interview process, please let your recruiter know or email [email protected].


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