Huntington National Bank Mainframe Engineer III - Storage in Columbus, Ohio

Detailed Description:

  • Primary duty involves design work, specifically designing a tailored solution in order to meet a specific client request.

  • Frequently anticipates problems and analyzes ways to mitigate the risk. Articulates the business value and impact of advanced technical and non-technical information and understands when to escalate issues.

  • Provides effective production support including accurate problem identification, ticket documentation and customer/vendor dialogue.

  • Documents small-to medium-scale projects and delivers presentations with minimal supervision.

  • Dissects complex situations and refocuses on critical technology tasks.

  • Must have a high degree of technical expertise/professional mastery to recommend process improvements. Is often consulted by peers and seen as the informal leader on tactical problems.

  • Provide Level 3/4 engineering support for the enterprise mainframe platform.

  • Verify hardware/software requirements. Installation of software products. Recommendation of parameter changes, data analysis and tuning recommendations.

  • Maintains current professional and technical skills. Keep abreast of current and emerging technologies, how they integrate and drive value for Huntington. .

  • The candidate must possess mature critical thinking skills, self-direction, and expert level troubleshooting abilities. The ability to perform daily tasks while also striving to improve process and technology is a must.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Min 7 yrs of experience in z/OS Storage Administration

  • Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Tape Management Systems (Zara preferred)

  • Knowledge of IBM DS88xx, TS77xx, and EMC DLm

o Design (including Continuous Operations, Disaster Recovery)

o Configuration

o Troubleshooting

o Performance Analysis

  • GDPS Global Mirror and GDPS Metro-Global Mirror (3-site, 4-site)

  • Experience in monitoring storage environments with BMC Mainview or similar.

  • Core z/OS installation, configuration, and management (1.13 and above)

  • Applying PTFs and APARS on a regular basis

  • z/OS Performance troubleshooting

  • Quickly determine root cause for system and sub-system performance issues

  • Conversant in SMF details and using SMF to isolate problems

  • Experience with DB2, CICS, and MQ subsystems performance from the z/OS perspective

  • Dumps, Traces, SLIPs

  • Parallel Sysplex

  • Coupling Facility Management

  • WLM

  • SFM, ARM

  • Hardware (HCD, HCM)

*IBM HMC setup and operations for Reset/Image/Load profiles

  • zEC12 and/or z13 installation

*Automation (Auto Operator and/or Tivoli System Automation)

  • Effective communication on a technical level, and at a strategic executive level (C-Suite)

Working Knowledge of: z/OS Networking (CommServer), z/OS Security (RACF), CICS, DB2, MQ, CICSPlex, DB2 Data Sharing, MQ Shared Queues, z/OSMF (installation, configuration, usage)

  • Mainframe Storage


  • Tape management


*Mainframe ISVs (BMC, Compuware, Etc.)

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