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IBM Z Storage Manager

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City of London, London
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Date Added
May 2nd, 2024

IBM Z Storage Manager

Initial 12-month Contract

Via Umbrella

UK - Remote - Commutable to either Edinburgh or Canary Wharf office when required.


One of Loriens Banking Clients is looking for an experience IBM Z Storage Manager to join them on an initial 12-month contract.

The role is looking for someone who comes from a Storage Management/Engineering background with the ability to work and partner with external vendors, support/lead technical management of deployment projects at enterprise-scale level.




  • Perform a Technical Project Management role for large zSeries infrastructure deployment and evergreening projects
  • Setup automation to reduce manaual interventions in the Storage infrastructure
  • Test new software and exploit functionality
  • Consolidate and reduce infrastructure complexity
  • Risk and Cost Management
  • Ensure Service Quality Targets are met for offered platform services
  • Business stakeholder management
  • Vendor liason and management
  • zSeries Storage hardware / software design, configuration, testing, implementation and support



Essential Skills / Experience

  • zSeries Storage Management / Engineering background preferred and / or experience to equivalent level
  • Working and partnering with vendors (e.g. IBM, DELL, Broadcom)
  • Supporting and / or leading technical management of large infrastructure deployment projects
  • Experience supporting large-scale enterprise IT environment and the embedded controls within change, incident, and problem management processes
  • Experience working with Agile working practices and tooling
  • Experience and awareness of security, audit, risk and compliance within enterprise IT environment

Technical Skills

  • IBM DS8K disk hardware installation design, upgrade and support skills including DSCLI scripting and familiarity with HMC GUI
  • DELL DLM virtual tape (VTE with Data Domain) hardware installation design, upgrade and support skills with knowledge of GUI, NFS and Linux
  • Broadcom (Brocade) DCX hardware skills and FICON / FIBRE concepts and configuration. Set-up and utilising SanNav and Maps
  • IBM core knowledge: z/OS, TSO, SDSF, JCL, IDCAMS, IWS
  • IBM storage knowledge: DFHSM, DFDSS, ICKDSF, DFSMS (inc. OAM), TDMF, GDPS, CSM
  • Broadcom (CA): CA1, CA Vantage, CA Disk, CA Allocate, CA View, Endeavor
  • Dino Software: T-rex, Terradon
  • Rocket: CR+
  • Interchip: RTD.

Carbon60, Lorien & SRG - The Impellam Group STEM Portfolio are acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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