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Company: Cylon Technologies Cylon Technologies
Job Title:

Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)

Job Category: Info Technology [ View All Info Technology Jobs ]
Job description:
Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and Spectrum Protect (SP) Systems Engineer
Location: Lansing, MI
Duration: 6-12 month Contract (No Remote)
(must be able to start within 2 weeks of contract offer with no delays)
Rate Range: $65-80/hour
US Citizen, Green Card Holder, or H1B

Top Skills
•        5+ Combined experience with IBM back up products Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and Spectrum Protect (SP) Systems. Ideally on versions 7 and 8 on Linux or Unix platforms (certifications for TSM and SP are nice to have)
•        Infrastructure as code, programming, scripting
•        On-call 24x7 rotation
Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
•        5+ years prior experience working with enterprise storage arrays, backup/restore technologies, data replication, deduplication, and SANs required.
•        2+ years Experience with Storage Virtualization technologies.
•        Advanced knowledge of various OS related functionality including, but not limited to Backups, Capacity Planning, Disaster Recovery, and File System Management.
•        Expert knowledge and experience with various storage replication software, SAN switches, Storage Virtualization and storage management software/hardware.
•        Ability to design and configure SAN infrastructures to latest industry standards.
•        Expert knowledge of enterprise-type tape backup and recovery hardware/software.
•        Expert knowledge of scripting and automation of tasks.
•        Working knowledge of SQL.
•        Strong verbal communication and technical writing skills.
•        Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
•         Experience with point in time copy technologies; preferably with EMC’s Timefinder and IBM’s Flashcopy.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities
•        Provides technical recommendations and assists in system design of large complex projects.
•        Leads site reliability engineering projects, collaborating with leaders from other disciplines.
•        Designs next-generation automation and applications for storage and backup technologies.
•        Architects and deploys Storage and backup technology solutions.
•        Manages large scale and/or technically complex projects and is responsible for the design and management of SAN infrastructure, including logical and physical layout.
•        Researches, evaluates, recommends, and implements new technology initiatives.
•        Manages projects within deadlines and provides weekly project status reports to management.
•        Troubleshoots complex storage and SAN related issues.
•        Monitors and maintains server backup/recovery infrastructure.
•        Analyzes data integrity processes, monitors service results, and diagnoses problems.
•        Develops performance and capacity planning reports.
•        Prepares documentation regarding processes, procedures, and problem resolution techniques.
•        Pursues opportunities to improve and automate team procedures and systems performances.
•        Analyzes performance of the environment and provides recommendations for improvement.
•        Evaluates the storage infrastructure to ensure disaster recovery readiness.
•        Designs, tests, and maintains business continuity and disaster recovery plans for storage/backup administration.
•        Mentors members of the Storage team and provides technical leadership in the Storage team.

Education and Experience Required
•        Bachelors degree and/or equivalent experience.

Team Size: 3-4 people
Reason for position: Replacement

Also, please ask your candidate to provide the answers to the following questions:
1.        Explain at a high level, the typical activities and order of operations of a Daily Processing script for TSM
2.        Client has a IBM 3500 tape library; If we have 500 tapes that are 1% full and 2000 tapes that are 80% full, how should reclamation be configured to get back 400 scratch tapes back in the shortest amount of time?
3.        Please provide a recent example of an automation/script/code in any language that you have written: What was the problem, how did you solve the problem?

Skills: 5+ Combined experience with IBM back up products Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and Spectrum Protect (SP) Systems. Ideally on versions 7 and 8 on Linux or Unix platforms (certifications for TSM and SP are nice to have)
•        Infrastructure as code, programming, scripting
Employment type: Contract (W2), Contract (corp2corp), Contract (1099)
Salary/Wage: Unspecified
Other Information
Degree: Unspecified
Experience (year): Unspecified
Job Location: Lansing, MI Michigan
Zip/Postal Code: 48951
Post date: 07/30/2019 / Viewed 324 times
Contact Information
Company: Cylon Technologies
Contact Name: Tony Hoban
Contact Email:
Address: 31700 West 13 mile rd. Suite 219a ,Farmington Hills , MI 48334 - Michigan
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