Tivoli Storage Manager Engineer
NIIT Technologies - Las Vegas, NV

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NIIT Technologies is looking for a full time TSM Engineer. Please feel free to call 770-290-6099 for interviews. Relocation Assistance provided.

Responsible for installation, and administration of remote backup and recovery systems using IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM 5.5 – 6.1/2/3) in a multi-platform environment (Windows, Red Hat Linux, and AIX). Ensures applications and database systems are backed up in such a manner that effective and timely recovery and restore is possible using TSM software and associated backup media management hardware.


  • Plan proper maintenance schedules for the backup and recovery system.
  • Perform audits on TSM Server hardware and software, backup/recovery processes and security
  • Properly implement appropriate backup retention policies
  • Review and correct TSM Server recovery log and database volume sizing
  • Verify inventory expiration and reclamation scheduled tasks are being ran successfully
  • Apply latest TSM Server and Client patches
  • Monitor and Support all current and future TSM backup sites.
  • Send out daily email notifications on client backup status, scheduled maintenance status, tape pool inventory, and overall health check for each site using scripts (perl, shell scripting.)
  • Resolve all failed client backups
  • Monitor TSM Server performance and fine tune
  • Manage DRM processes for offsite tape rotations
  • Monitor System Performance during backup operations
  • Resolve performance issues such as disk I/O and memory utilization by TSM applications
  • Resolve tape and library issues as well as path and server connectivity issues

  • Install TSM Server/Client environments from the ground up in multi-platform environment.
  • Experience on Storage Technologies like VTL and Data Domain etc.
  • Experience on AIX and VIO Environment with LPAR Setup
  • Experience on IBM Tape Library (TS3500) and upgrade on Hardware Level
  • Working exposure to Centera, Isilon, Symantec End Point Vault
  • Server/Client may be installed in an HACMP or Windows Cluster environment
  • Document backup/restore process that is specific to each site
  • Understand and have experience with installation of TDP for Exchange and MSSQL, DB2.
  • Strong TSM 5.5 server client knowledge as well as Tivoli data protection packages
  • IBM certified deployment professional desired
  • 4 years + in a LARGE server environment 1000+ nodes. 5 + Servers
  • Good communications skills with focus on Technical English
  • Understanding of tools such as TSM manager, Spirit software.
  • Strong understanding of TSM server 6.2, 5.5 and all related TDP types.
Must have prior experience:
  • In a diverse platform environment in managing 200TB+ backup and recovery systems
  • Managing TSM Server and clients on Windows, Linux, and AIX platforms
  • Managing TSM Server and clients in AIX HACMP and Windows Cluster environments
  • Managing Ultrium 3583, 3584, 3592 TS3310, TS3200, TS3500 and other IBM automated tape libraries.
  • Installing TSM Server, Client, and associated tape library from the ground up on varies OS platforms.
  • Administering several TSM environments remotely
  • Basic Linux and AIX administration

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