IBM Mainframe Storage Support in JOHANNESBURG, South Africa

Job Description

This role functions in a team in providing services in a client, multi-vendor, multi-protocol complex storage delivery environments. Interacts frequently with clients, vendors and management to ensure high level of client satisfaction. Acts as a resource and point of escalation for team members. Engages in identifying and resolving complex problems relating to storage daily operations and project delivery. This role needs to have a strong technical background and ability to learn and/or work with multiple tool sets.

Candidate should have a background in support of Mainframe Storage Delivery for multiple multi national and large customers. Strong business, technical and project management skills, as well as previous delivery experience in a technical environment are required.

This position is required to be on-site at Stonemill Office Park, Cresta, Johannesburg

Required Technical Skills:

Required Experience in DFSMS toolsets including HSM, RMM, DFP and DSS. CA Storage Tool Skill set is an advantage. Knowledge in support of IBM Replication methology including Flashcopy, MM, GM and GDPS.. Strong AMS and IDCAMS exposure will be a benefit. Working Knowledge of IBM Storage Hardware will assist in this job role.

Other important Requirements/qualities:

Shall be flexible.

Shall be proactive and takes initiatives

Give timely feedback about progress

Shall be working procedural

  • Strong team worker.

  • Shall have social competence

  • Good communication and documentation skills

  • Good mentoring skills

  • Problem Determination & analysis skills – high level

  • Will be expected to perform out of hours work in order to support customer

  • ChangesWill be expected to suppport Customer Core hours.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

Required Experience in DFSMS toolsets including HSM, RMM, DFP and DSS. CA Storage Tool Skill set is an advantage. Knowledge in support of IBM Replication methology including Flashcopy, MM, GM and GDPS.. Strong AMS and IDCAMS exposure will be a benefit. Working Knowledge of IBM Storage Hardware will assist in this job role.

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

N.A

EO Statement

Affirmative Action and/or EE candidates will be given first preference as per our employment equity strategies.