Senior z/OS DASD and Storage Management Specialist

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/30/2020 12:43 PM)
Job ID
Software Development

About DMI

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.), the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, IoT and big data analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with satellite offices around the world. The company was named one of the 2018 Top Workplaces in the Washington, DC area by The Washington Post and received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award as one of the top 100 Private Job Creators in the US. Additional information is available at and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.


About the Opportunity

DMI (Digital Management, LLC.) is looking for a Senior z/OS DASD and Storage Management Specialist to support our client in PA.


The z/OS Sysplex System Managed Storage Specialist is responsible for the implementation of System Managed Storage and peripherals storage devices.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Installing, customizing, and implementing storage management software products.
  • Planning and carrying out DASD migrations/conversions.
  • Performing analysis and producing management reports on resource utilization.
  • Providing technical assistance to programming and operations staffs.
  • Analyzing requirements and recommending software and hardware solutions.
  • Evaluating existing systems and application software and recommending improvements for response times.
  • Performing problem determination and resolution following Change Control process.
  • Monitoring and maintaining the DASD space contained with z/OS’s System Managed Storage subsystem and non-SMS DASD, Unix System Services’ HFS and z/FS file systems, and DASD space used with the zLinux Virtual Servers.
  • Developing, testing, and implementing System Managed Storage’s Automated Class Selection (ACS) routines to implement storage management policies.
  • Assisting business partners in the development of the requirements for SMS constructs to satisfy their data set life cycle management objectives.
  • Monitoring and tuning a Virtual Tape Server and Automatic Tape Library.
  • Installing, implementing, and maintaining data mirroring software running on the z/OS system used to communicate with Contractor software residing in the DASD hardware controllers for the purpose of data mirroring. The data mirroring is used in disaster recovery of the data in a remote recovery facility.
  • Planning and implementing a disaster recovery process that recovers DASD volumes at a remote site when the volumes must be recovered using storage cartridges.
  • Meeting CIO/EIS/DC’s requirements for DASD performance, space, and availability.
  • Automating storage management tasks.
  • Matching the logical needs of users' data to the physical characteristics of storage devices.
  • Reclaiming wasted DASD space.





Physical Requirement(s): No Physical requirement needed for this position.

Location: Washington, D.C


Working at DMI

DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. As such, we offer a variety of perks and benefits that help meet various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with a number of our award winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up your DMI wellbeing:

  • Community – Blood drives, volunteering opportunities, Holiday parties, summer picnics, Tech Chef, Octoberfest just to name a few ways DMI comes together as a community.
  • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel and many other items to provide convenience.
  • Development – Annual performance management, continuing education and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development.
  • Financial – Generous 401k match for both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee.
  • Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgement through Give-A-Wow, employee referral bonuses.
  • Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, on-site lactation rooms provide employees with several wellness options. 

Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability. DMI maintains a drug-free workplace.


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