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zOS Storage Administrator

Unisys Corporation Martinsburg Full-Time
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We are currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented zOS Storage Administrator to begin an exciting and challenging career with Unisys Federal Systems.

The zOS Storage Administrator will work as part of a managed Storage-as-a-Service environment for a large Government client and will be responsible for the management of the client’s enterprise storage infrastructure.

Specific duties include:

o Manage enterprise storage infrastructure in support of client’s mainframe and open systems computing.

o Provides a deep technical subject matter expertise and leadership for analyzing hardware and software needs.
o Work independently and with vendors to install, support, and upgrade storage infrastructure.
o Work with client and storage vendors to maintain supported microcode levels.

o Work with storage vendors to review microcode release notes: Evaluate risk based on runtime and machine hours then work with client to plan for and conduct maintenance on storage arrays.
o Troubleshoot escalated storage hardware, configuration and availability issues.
o Investigate and resolve storage performance issues.
o Monitor the environment for performance and stability issues to meet Service Level Objectives.

o Provides oversight and tracking of support tickets, ensuring that issues and requests are resolved in a timely manner.
o Pro-actively monitor the environment and correct potential or present issues as identified.
o Provides senior technical consulting internally to teammates and externally to a variety of IT teams.
o Follow the clients’ and internal procedures for change management, incident management, and escalation.
o Work with peers across multiple business units. Participate in a 24/7 on-call rotation.
o Provision storage per Storage-as-a-Service requirements.
o Document new technical procedures and processes developed in coordination with Storage-as-a-Service business goals.
o Identify new process and procedure improvements.


Position Requirements:

o Ability to obtain Government agency BI security clearance with drug screening

o Bachelor's degree and 8 years overall experience
o Minimum of 5 years’ experience with enterprise storage from one or more of the following: SVC, EMC, HDS, IBM or NetApp

IBM Storage Admins:
o Required Experience with IBM DS8880/DS8870 (Mandatory)
o Required Experience with IBM Flashcopy, Metro Mirror, Global Mirror (Mandatory)
o Required Experience with IBM HW planning, site prep, installs and upgrades (Mandatory)
o Required Experience with IBM technology including DASD replication (PPRC, GDPS & HyperSwap) in support of HA and DR (Mandatory)

HDS Storage Admins:
o Experience with Hitachi VSP/USP, AMS
o Experience with Hitachi True copy, Universal manager

SVC Storage Admin:
o Preferable experience with multi Petabyte environments and understand the best practices for SVC.
o Preferable experience with migrating large environments behind the SVC.
o Ability to work with in a team environment and participate in Knowledge transfer with teammates and customer.
o Ability to Document the SVC environment.
o Keep up to date with the latest SVC codes and recommend fixes/code upgrades for the production environment. Come up with test plans to test in the Lab and validate all recommended code levels.

EMC Storage Admin:
o Preferable Experience with EMC VNX, VMAX, CLARiiON, Centera, and Celerra storage devices
o Preferable Experience with EMC SRDF/TimeFinder, Navisphere, RecoverPoint and Data Domain

NetApp Storage Admins:
o Preferable experience with NetApp V-Series And E-Series
o Preferable experience with NetApp OnTap and OnCommand

Preferable experience with HP EVA, IBM DS8880/DS8870, Hitachi VSP/USP, Netapp
* Experience with Brocade SAN Fabric switches
* OS Administration: zOS, VMware, Solaris, Linux, Windows, AIX, and HP-UX
* NetApp OnCommend management software


The ideal candidate would be a Data Center Hardware Manager or zOS Systems Programmer with experience, expertise and responsibility for working with vendors and technical staff to coordinate the site prep, planning, install, upgrade and maintenance of the infrastructure supporting the zOS mainframe and open systems environments.

About Unisys

Do you have what it takes to be mission critical?

Your skills and experience could be mission critical for our Unisys team supporting the Federal Government in their mission to protect and defend our nation, and transform the way government agencies manage information and improve responsiveness to their customers.  As a member of our diverse team, you’ll gain valuable career-enhancing experience as we support the design, development, testing, implementation, training, and maintenance of our federal government’s critical systems.

Apply today to become mission critical and help our nation meet the growing need for IT security, improved infrastructure, big data, and advanced analytics.

Unisys is a global information technology company that solves complex IT challenges at the intersection of modern and mission critical. We work with many of the world's largest companies and government organizations to secure and keep their mission-critical operations running at peak performance; streamline and transform their data centers; enhance support to their end users and constituents; and modernize their enterprise applications. We do this while protecting and building on their legacy IT investments. Our offerings include outsourcing and managed services, systems integration and consulting services, high-end server technology, cybersecurity and cloud management software, and maintenance and support services. Unisys has more than 23,000 employees serving clients around the world.

Unisys offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from first day of employment, a 401k with an immediately vested company match, vacation and educational benefits. To learn more about Unisys visit us at www.Unisys.com.

Unisys is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) - Minorities, Females, Disabled Persons, and Veterans.


Skills required

Windows Powershell
Windows Servers
Active Directory
Windows Server 2008
Vmware Vsphere


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Unisys is a worldwide information technology company. We provide a portfolio of IT services, software, and technology that solves critical problems for clients. We specialize in helping clients secure their operations, increase the efficiency and utilization of their data centers, enhance support to their end users and constituents, and modernize their enterprise applications. To provide these services and solutions, we bring together offerings and capabilities in outsourcing services, systems integration and consulting services, infrastructure services, maintenance services, and high-end server technology. With approximately 23,000 employees, Unisys serves commercial organizations and government agencies throughout the world.

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