This position will play a subject matter expert storage and backup role in engineering, implementation, & providing 3rd level day-to-day operational support. Position requires strong hands on experience on Storage with preferred knowledge on Netapp, HDS, IBM disk arrays and SAN technologies from Brocade. Hands on Netapp, HDS & Brocade SAN is a Must.
This role must have strong hands on experience with storage based backup and restore technologies such as NetApp Snap backup, Snap Drive, Snap Mirror, Snap Vault, Snap Manager and HDS COW.
The Storage Engineer position requires a vast storage architectural skill sets and is required to interface with technical solution teams and other service lines (such as Wintel, Unix, Database) to design and deploy reliable enterprise level server infrastructure solutions.
Self managed resource that can effectively interface with service delivery, operations management and other service lines to produce, deploy and administer enterprise level server solutions.
o Regular, predictable attendance.
o Other duties as assigned. Knowledge, Skills and Expertise
o More than 5 years of experience deploying and installing enterprise storage, including NetApp, HDs, EMC, NetApp, HP and IBM.
o Netapp, HDS disk arrys & Brocade SAN experience is a MUST.
o Competency in SAN/NAS storage across multiple vendors.
o Experience with AIX, Linux Suse/Redhat and Windows operating systems in relation to storage technologies
o Experience with SCSI, NAS, iSCSI and fiber channel devices
o Experience with storage and server data migration in a diverse storage platform landscape.
o Ability to troubleshoot complex issues in a timely and efficient manor with little management intervention.
o This position requires the ability to manage multiple customers and projects at one time.
o Experience performing problem determination and resolution in complex mixed vendor server environments.
o Able to discuss application storage layout requirements.
o ITIL certification is desired
o Experience in VMWare and Oracle DB is a plus
EDUCATION: Bachelor of Science degree in the IT field or Computer Science
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
o Responsible for design, deployment and installation of storage subsystems and SAN switches from all enterprise vendors based on client needs, experience and best practices.
o Design, deploy, configure, and maintain Brocade SAN switches and Netapp, HDS storage arrays.
o Architect, design and deploy storage based backup/restore solutions utilizing EMC Centera, NetApp Data OnTAP, Snap backup technologies such as Snap Drive, Snap Mirror, Snap Vault, Snap Manager as well as NetBackup and OSSV using traditional tape library solutions.
o Implement all native storage management software tools including HDS Command view and Network Appliance Operations Manager
o System tuning and capacity planning activities geared towards meeting specified service levels
o Design and perform data migration solutions across diverse storage platforms.
o Consult, perform and/or assist with data migrations including host based and storage based solutions.
o Assist on release to operational activities
o Create any necessary operational storage process and procedures.
o Utilize expertise with a variety of operating systems including Linux (Suse/Redhat), AIX, Windows and VMWare with primary depth of expertise in Linux and AIX.
o Interface closely with clients and other support personnel.
o Integration of new hardware devices with defined customer security procedures
o Adhere to corporate ITIL processes, such as change, incident and problem management principles
o Responsible to successfully manage customer relationships, uncover needs and provide solutions support.
o Expected to maintaining vendor relationships and stay abreast of best practices and new technologies
o Expected to effectively interface with local and remote team members.
o Support of environments for testing, quality assurance and production