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U.S. Bank Sr. Data Storage Specialist (IBM Mainframe) in Atlanta, Georgia

At U.S. Bank, we’re on a journey to do our best. Helping the customers and businesses we serve to make better and smarter financial decisions and enabling the communities we support to grow and succeed. We believe it takes all of us to bring our shared ambition to life, and each person is unique in their potential. A career with U.S. Bank gives you a wide, ever-growing range of opportunities to discover what makes you thrive at every stage of your career. Try new things, learn new skills and discover what you excel at—all from Day One.

Job Description

Job Description

U.S. Bank is seeking a Senior Data Storage Specialist with capacity planning and support experience to contribute toward the success of our technology initiatives. This position is responsible for design, implementation, and support of Distributed Storage solutions, ensuring high performance, protection, availability, and simplified management of large and complex Fiber channel storage systems and networks.


  • Design, implement and manage Distributed Systems FC storage solutions

  • Technology assessment, selection and roadmap

  • Present storage solutions to peer group and management

  • Assist with establishing Storage Technology selection criteria for applications

  • Leads and participates in new technology evaluations, product upgrades, hardware refreshes, and data migrations

  • Storage provisioning, reclaims, replication, migrations, and other storage needs in a timely manner to facilitate business operations for the storage network environment

  • Participate in the planning, approval, and implementation of Storage related changes

  • Involvement with Incident and Problem Management activities

  • Performance management and resource optimization

  • Recommend changes to procedures which result in operational efficiency

  • Assist with operational documentation

  • Participate in 24/7 on-call support

  • Periodically prepare a statistical analysis for business quality reviews related to the health of the environments.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience

  • At least 8 years of experience within a total information technology (IT) environment

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 5 or more years of experience in Mainframe development, Administration and Architecture.

  • Some experience in storage system architecture and administration

  • Must have Platform and product Experience: EMC Symmetrix, DLm, FICON with Brocade, SRDF/A, SnapVX

  • Subject matter expert in Contingency and disaster recovery, Technical troubleshooting, Network and internet security

  • Proficient with DFSMS, JCL.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with other technical staff

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytical skills for troubleshooting failures, performance issues and capacity anomalies.

** The role offers a hybrid/flexible schedule, which means there's an in-office expectation of 3 or more days per week and the flexibility to work outside the office location for the other days.

If there’s anything we can do to accommodate a disability during any portion of the application or hiring process, please refer to our disability accommodations for applicants (https://careers.usbank.com/global/en/disability-accommodations-for-applicants) .


Our approach to benefits and total rewards considers our team members’ whole selves and what may be needed to thrive in and outside work. That's why our benefits are designed to help you and your family boost your health, protect your financial security and give you peace of mind. Our benefits include the following (some may vary based on role, location or hours):

  • Healthcare (medical, dental, vision)

  • Basic term and optional term life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Pregnancy disability and parental leave

  • 401(k) and employer-funded retirement plan

  • Paid vacation (from two to five weeks depending on salary grade and tenure)

  • Up to 11 paid holiday opportunities

  • Adoption assistance

  • Sick and Safe Leave accruals of one hour for every 30 worked, up to 80 hours per calendar year unless otherwise provided by law

EEO is the Law

U.S. Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors. Applicants can learn more about the company’s status as an equal opportunity employer by viewing the federal KNOW YOUR RIGHTS (https://eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/2023-06/22-088_EEOC_KnowYourRights6.12ScreenRdr.pdf) EEO poster.


U.S. Bank participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-Verify program in all facilities located in the United States and certain U.S. territories. The E-Verify program is an Internet-based employment eligibility verification system operated by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Learn more about the E-Verify program (https://careers.usbank.com/verification-of-eligibility-for-employment) .

The salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, which is listed first. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role. In addition to salary, U.S. Bank offers a comprehensive benefits package, including incentive and recognition programs, equity stock purchase 401(k) contribution and pension (all benefits are subject to eligibility requirements). Pay Range: $102,340.00 - $120,400.00 - $132,440.00

Job postings typically remain open for approximately 20 days of the posting date listed above, however the job posting may be closed earlier should it be determined the position is no longer required due to business need. Job postings in areas with a high volume of applicants, such as customer service, contact center, and Financial Crimes investigations, remain open for approximately 5 days of the posting listed date.