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Infrastructure Mainframe Storage Engineering Senior Advisor- Work from home

Bloomfield, CT 06002
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Position: Mainframe Storage Engineer

Reports to: Senior Manager - Mainframe Storage & Systems Engineering

Job Description:

The Mainframe Storage Engineer position is a hands-on, client facing role responsible for enforcing policies, procedures / best practices in the Mainframe Storage Environment. This spans the following Mainframe Equipment - IBM DS8886, DS8888F, DS8980F, XIV, TS7770, Brocade FICON switches & Brocade Replication Switches as well as their associated Storage Products & data replication solutions across multiple locations.

Storage Engineer Responsibilities:

  • GDPS Metro-Global Mirror Configuration (GEOPARM) and Hyper Swap support
  • Design and maintain DFSMS policies and constructs
  • Proactively monitor storage pool utilization & adjust as required
  • Define GDGs & System Alias'
  • Monitoring & Administration of DFHSM
  • DFHSM CDS recovery/maintenance/reorgs
  • DB2 SLB support (HSM Fast Replication backup)
  • Flash Copy support for Maintenance, and Info flash processes (Copy Services Manager)
  • IBM Advanced Catalog Management - Catalog Maintenance/Recovery/Backups
  • On-going maintenance of Storage maintenance jobs, procedures etc.
  • Respond to requests for Storage resource space increases & decreases
  • On-going maintenance of system & user data backups
  • Perform CA-1 or IBM DFSMSrmm catalog maintenance as required
    • Maintain scratch pools
    • Review & validate tape retention criteria
    • Maintain consistency with Operating System catalogs
  • Define, maintain & continue to enhance Disaster Recovery procedures
  • CA Allocate or IBM DFSMS Advanced Allocation Manager support
  • CA Vantage or IBM Omegamon XE for Storage support
  • DS888x LCU, CKD Volume, PAV management using both GUI & DSCLI
  • SKLM Encryption Servers & Connectivity to DS888x and XIV
  • TS7770 (VTS) Maintain Clusters & Grids
  • XIV (z/VM) - LUN Creation, Allocation/Maintenance, FCP Port Tracking, Snapshots

Additional Skills

  • IODF Changes for all Mainframe Devices - DASD, TAPE, OSA, zEDC, Consoles, etc.
  • Connectivity + Documentation - z14, DS888x, XIV, TS7720, Brocade Switches
  • z14 HMC Hardware Management Consoles
  • z14 FICON channels, NPIV, OSA, STP Timer, Image Profiles, CPs, Storage, Crypto
  • Brocade FICON Switches, Replication Switches, and Network Advisor

If you will be working at home occasionally or permanently, the internet connection must be obtained through a cable broadband or fiber optic internet service provider with speeds of at least 10Mbps download/5Mbps upload.

For this position, we anticipate offering an annual salary of 111,900 - 186,500 USD / yearly, depending on relevant factors, including experience and geographic location.

This role is also anticipated to be eligible to participate in an annual bonus plan.

We want you to be healthy, balanced, and feel secure. That's why you'll enjoy a comprehensive range of benefits, with a focus on supporting your whole health. Starting on day one of your employment, you'll be offered several health-related benefits including medical, vision, dental, and well-being and behavioral health programs. We also offer 401(k) with company match, company paid life insurance, tuition reimbursement, a minimum of 18 days of paid time off per year and paid holidays. For more details on our employee benefits programs, visit Life at Cigna .

About Cigna

Cigna Corporation exists to improve lives. We are a global health service company dedicated to improving the health, well-being and peace of mind of those we serve. Together, with colleagues around the world, we aspire to transform health services, making them more affordable and accessible to millions. Through our unmatched expertise, bold action, fresh ideas and an unwavering commitment to patient-centered care, we are a force of health services innovation. When you work with us, or one of our subsidiaries, you'll enjoy meaningful career experiences that enrich people's lives. What difference will you make?

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, age, disability, sex, childbirth (including pregnancy) or related medical conditions including but not limited to lactation, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital or familial status, genetic information, status with regard to public assistance, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by applicable equal employment opportunity laws.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the online application process, please email: SeeYourself@cigna.com for support. Do not email SeeYourself@cigna.com for an update on your application or to provide your resume as you will not receive a response.

Cigna has a tobacco-free policy and reserves the right not to hire tobacco/nicotine users in states where that is legally permissible. Candidates in such states who use tobacco/nicotine will not be considered for employment unless they enter a qualifying smoking cessation program prior to the start of their employment. These states include: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nebraska, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, Vermont, and Washington State.

Posted: 2023-01-21 Expires: 2023-02-19
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