NetApp Storage Administrator (GA)
Entelligence, LLC - Alpharetta, GA

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Job Description
Entelligence consultants work on the best projects in the largest data centers in the world, and report more career satisfaction than anywhere else! Join our team as a NetApp Storage Administrator in Alpharetta, GA today.

Duration: 6 Months

  • NAIP and NCDA Certifications within 30 days & US Citizenship Required
Hire Details: The ideal system administrators will be able to work on a team with minimal supervision, maintain documented procedures for system configurations and adhere to the documented procedures. The ideal candidates will demonstrate a very strong understanding of Microsoft Windows, VMware, virtualization, network routing fundamentals, and network transmission principles. - Able to troubleshoot complex issues, including server-related, storage-related, and network-related problems. - Great attention to detail and the ability to use sound judgment to effectively solve problems within the scope of the position. Excellent analytical/problem solving and troubleshooting skills in both structured and unstructured environments - Quick to learn new concepts and skills is a must.

Work Environment: Works in an office and Data Center environment; may, on a continuous basis, sit at desk for a long period of time. Must be flexible to work varying schedules and hours as needed.

The primary responsibility will be to ensure that the storage infrastructure is running smoothly within the customers’ data center operations and will be responsible for the following:
  • Support and daily administration of storage infrastructure
  • Proactively reviewing/auditing and reporting on the customer’s storage environment for error conditions and efficiency status
  • Becoming a trusted advisor to the customer and account team
  • Staffing augmentation to customers storage team
  • Being a key conduit working with NetApp Global Services for support calls
  • Operational duties within a customer’s IT Service Management framework.
  • Providing support for storage projects and solutions such as backup and restore, disaster recovery, storage consolidation, data protection, and storage performance.
Must be comfortable gathering information from multple sources (i.e. from a backup admin, a server admin) and be able to relate it to the NetApp infrastructure (for example, how many VMs would fit in a datastore, how many times per day a snapshot would be taken) as a recommendation. Must be comfortable leading an effort by example (i.e. if a meeting ends without a consensus opinion from the group, documenting the best information from the session and then taking action without multiple follow up meetings).

Skills: NAIP is a requirement. Experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and 2008, NetApp storage technology, VMware (ESXi, vCenter, vSphere, etc), Command Line Interface Skills (CLI), basic networking skills, Novell and Scripting is a plus.

Role & Responsibilities
Storage Operation – Provide daily management of NetApp storage estate through the use of management tools ensuring operational response for execution, provision, access and performance.
Storage Efficiency and Optimization – Ensure NetApp products are suitably configured for maximum storage efficiency. This may include such tasks as product upgrades, performance monitoring, and system audit tasks.
Documentation – Create and maintain NetApp storage infrastructure best practice documentation for the customer.
Customer Support – Provide support for operational issues, incidents and defects,, responding in a timely manner to triage problems and implement fixes or escalate to NetApp Global Support.
Soft Skills – Successfully handle customer interactions and deal with a variety of issues which encompass both technical and business needs.

Company Description
The fact is that NetApp Senior Storage Archictects and NetApp Storage Consultants are in high demand. That's why you want to put your career in the hands of Entelligence.

For the past 15 years, OEMs, VARs and Enterprise IT organizations trust Entelligence with their storage and virtualization projects. Entelligence consultants have performed thousands of engagements in the world's biggest and cutting edge data centers for companies like NetApp, HDS, EMC, Dell, VMware, CommVault, Citrix and others.

The secret is our award winning Enterprise Services Protocol - or ESP. It's a continuous system of hiring, training and development that helps unleash the power and potential of every consultant we hire.

Entelligence consultants work on the best projects in the largest data centers in the world, and report more career satisfaction than anywhere else. It's the reason why we have a 90% retention rate for our employees and why we're #1 in customer satisfaction year after year.

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