Architect
3i People, Inc. - Atlanta, GA

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Develop and document comprehensive approach to managing the flow of information system’s data and associated metadata from creation and initial storage to the time when it becomes obsolete and is deleted. Develop and document enterprise storage infrastructure architecture for AIX, Linux, Windows and z/OS platforms. This includes policies, procedures, guidelines and standards. Recommend appropriate infrastructure hardware/software and develop a strategic roadmap to transition the enterprise from the “current” infrastructure to the “future” infrastructure.

Develop enterprise storage infrastructure architecture for AIX, Linux, Windows and z/OS platforms. This includes policies, procedures, guidelines and standards.
Recommend appropriate infrastructure hardware/software and develop a strategic roadmap to transition the enterprise from the “current” infrastructure to the “future” infrastructure.
Develop comprehensive approach to managing the flow of information system’s data and associated metadata from creation and initial storage to the time when it becomes obsolete and is deleted.
Maintain Storage/operating system and/or software being used on mainframe computer systems.
Assist computer operations personnel and vendor customer engineers in the resolution of hardware/software problems related to Storage Administration.
Serve as Primary support for monitoring performance of Storage system with strong enough skills to backup z/OS primary support. Isolate, correct and improve operational efficiency through changes to the software packages or reconfiguration of hardware.
Manage all Projects associated with the Storage/Operating System using pre-defined DOL methodologies.
Perform software maintenance and installs using SMP/E.
Provide Project team support to other groups within IT.
Report progress on a weekly basis of status on all assigned work tasks.

Required Skills
Experience with IBM Mainframe Storage Administration, including DASD and tape.
Experience in large data center operations.
Experience with IBM’s z/OS.
Experience with encryption and key management.
Experience with IBM’s DFSMS, DFRMM and DFHSM.
Experience with IBM’s OAM.
Experience with FICON channels.
Experience with Unix Systems Services (USS) on z/OS.
Experience with multiple partitions and shared DASD.
Experience with IBM’s RACF.
Experience with IBM’s SMPE.
Strong understanding of IT operational processes and familiarity with standards and trends in the industry relative to IT processes and security.
Good communication skills.
Good people skills.
Proficient in Microsoft EXCEL, MS Project, VISIO and WORD.
Minimum of 10 years experience in mainframe storage management

Preferred Skills
Experience with Storage-Area Networks (SAN).
Experience with Network-Attached Storage (NAS).
Experience with Direct-Attached Storage (DAS).
Experience with iSCSI and Fibre channels.
Experience with Disk to Disk (D2D) backup.
Experience with RAID.
Experience with replication of disk storage.
Experience with deduplication of backups.
Experience with Virtual Tape Libraries.
Experience with backup and recovery hardware/software.
Experience with Disaster Recovery.
Experience with Performance and Tuning of Storage Systems.
Experience with Capacity Planning of Storage Systems.
Advanced degree from an accredited college or university.
Experience with State government and/or Department of Labor

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