Dine Development Corporation

  • Senior Tape Management Support

    Job Location US-PA-Mechanicsburg
    Posted Date 3 days ago(4/18/2019 3:02 PM)
  • Overview

    DDC-ITS is 100% tribally owned by the Navajo Nation. Recognized by the Small Business Administration (SBA), we are certified as a Tribally Owned 8(a) Small Disadvantaged Business.


    DDC-ITS is dedicated to providing outstanding services to its customers and employees. Our strength is in our ability to understand our client's needs and deliver a solution that will not only meet those needs but exceed their expectations.


    DDC-ITS strives to be innovative in all areas of business and is committed to technical excellence. Our corporate offices are located on the Navajo Nation reservation in Window Rock, Arizona, Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, Albuquerque, New Mexico, and Columbia, Maryland.


    DDC-ITS provides unique, custom solutions to meet our customers’ communications needs. Our solutions provide communication capabilities using modern technology. At their most complex, they are multi-purpose systems that gather information from dozens of different sources. The information is presented to decision makers immediately, visually, clearly.

    Advertised Job Title

    Senior Tape Management Support


    • Write, alter, update, debug, and use IBM JCL to support storage management and storage management related activities.
    • Locate, read, and interpret job and system task output to troubleshoot and resolve problems as well as capture dumps, terse the dump dataset, and transfer to vendor for analysis in problem solving.
    • Work independently, and conduct, document and present (written, orally) related research.
    • Document, implement and debug application and system software storage and backup requirements.
    • Research, evaluate, and document impacts and risks to changes requested before change implementations are performed.
    • Provide technical support in z/OS Mainframe system environment with expertise in DFSMS, DFHSM and other DASD Management tools.
    • Provide storage management services for DISA in the arena of a large z/OS Mainframe environment with particular emphasis on CA-1 tape management software, Luminex Channel Gateway and EMC Data Domain virtual tape systems, and Oracle automated tape library management hardware and software. The specific products that require this high level of support include Computer Associates 1 Tape Management system, Innovation Fast Dump Restore software, Integrated Access Management,  Fast Analysis of Tape Surfaces/Fast Analysis of Tape Recovery, SAS, REXX, DFSMS, DFHSM, and Oracle/STK products including Host Software Component, Virtual Tape Control System, Extended High Performance Data Mover, and Expert Library Manager.
    • Design, build, install and maintain systems for storage management of tape data using DFHSM, and related technologies in a mixed virtual and physical tape environment.
    • Ensure that files are defragmented, compressed and stored in an efficient fashion and in keeping with all DISA MLOB guidelines.
    • Plan, monitor, configure, document and maintain automated tape storage for IBM Mainframes.
    • Install, document and maintain software associated with operation of both virtual and physical tape storage subsystems for IBM Mainframes
    • Provide technical advice and consulting services during development of system interfaces and exits, responding to problems that arise during program testing and in production modes.
    • Use IBM z/OS and TSO/ISPF to access the IBM z/OS mainframe system.
    • Use SMP/E, to install and maintain software for execution in the IBM Mainframe platform, which includes the z/OS.
    • Perform IPLs.


    IAT Level 1: Must possess one of the following required certifications

    • A+ CE
    • CCNA Security
    • Network +CE
    • SSCP

    Clearance Required: Secret, IT-I

    Education Requirements

    Bachelor's degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math and seven years' experience in an IBM z/OS Operating Environment providing installation, maintenance and support of the Tape Storage Devices, both physical and virtual, as well as their related software.


    Ten years' experience in an IBM z/OS Operating Environment providing installation, maintenance and support of the Tape Storage Devices, both physical and virtual, as well as their related software.

    Certifications Required

    A+ CE, CCNA Security, Network +CE, SSCP

    Certifications Preferred


    Clearance Required

    Secret IT-I


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