At a senior level is responsible for entire Lifecycle Management of the Storage Infrastructure including Prepare, Planning, Design, Implementation, Operations and Optimization to ensure the Storage Infrastructure is kept upto date with the technology and meet the changing business demands of customer.
Consults with end-users and utilize historic reports to determine the current challenges and propose appropriate solutions.
Conducts system configuration and system support activities.
Evaluates system compatibility of end-user software. .
May be required to plan power and cabling requirements for Storage systems.
Develops backup and disaster recovery plans for Storage equipment.
Broad understanding of Storage Management Framework and Services.
Works independently and receives minimal guidance.
Acts as a resource for colleagues with less experience and escalation point for service impacting incidents
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent experience.
6+ years’ experience working with various Storage architecture and solutions such as archive, tiering, thin provisioning, virtualization. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience of EMC, IBM, Hitachi and NetApp Storage solutions.
Strong knowledge of operating systems (Windows, HP-UX, Solaris, Linux, etc). Data Backup experience required. Monitoring Systems experience required.
Certifications, Licenses, etc:
Certifications from major storage vendors like, EMC Storage Administrator (Expert level), IBM Certified Specialist - XIV Storage System Technical Solutions, NetApp Certified SAN Implementation Engineer, Hitachi Data Systems Certified Architect