Sirius Computer Solutions Managed Services Mainframe Engineer - Storage in Indianapolis, Indiana

Position Summary:

The primary purpose of this position is to provide general disk and tape storage support solutions to managed services mainframe customers.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • The storage engineer primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Monitoring of storage pools and data

  • Creation and management of jobs for daily, weekly, and monthly backups

  • Management of data migration from disk to tape

  • Analyze and resolve storage-related problems

  • Data and volume recovery

  • Predict trends within storage usage

  • Support new customer transitions/migrations

  • Provide general DASD storage support for clients

  • Participate in Disaster Recovery Tests

  • Provides technical assistance regarding Disaster Recovery exercises and Business Continuity Processes Develops, enhances, and supports technical approaches that allow audits and scalable implementations of large, complex mainframe environments

  • Identifies and resolves performance issues related to storage management

  • Facilitates project planning efforts by establishing and meeting work estimates, target dates, milestones and schedules

  • Participates in ongoing development and improvement of installation standards

  • Works with project managers in the development and implementation of project plans and timelines

  • Addresses and updates customer incident tickets and changes orders providing internal management and customer account managers with status information

  • Provides team members with technical training and/or mentoring

Position Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field

  • At least five (5) years experience with each of the following software solutions:


  • CA-Disk, CA-Allocate

  • FDR, FDR/ABR, FDR/CPK, FDRInstant, FDRCrypt

  • Software encryption products

  • Mainview SRM

  • Softek Replicator (TDMF)

  • Standard IBM Utilities

  • Local (in frame) replication

  • Remote replication software

Other Required Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to transition customers to ensure all technical issues are addressed to reach expected progress of transition date

  • Demonstrated ability to execute tasks associated with any customer’s disaster recovery plans

  • Demonstrated communication and presentation skills

Essential Functions

The position’s responsibilities require visiting customer sites to obtain technical information from the customer’s existing support team and, as such, requires the ability to travel to and from customer sites and interact with customers during the initial portion of their transition to becoming a Managed Services customer. To provide the required coverage, must be willing to work other shifts including weekends, holidays, and overtime.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Data Privacy and Security:

  • All Sirius employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius authority.

  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

Sirius is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Individuals who receive job offers will be required to complete pre-employment screening that includes a background check verifying name, residences, education, work experience, and criminal convictions consistent with the Fair Credit Reporting Act; and a drug test for controlled substances consistent with the Drug-Free Workplace Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Sirius will not sponsor work eligibility for this position.