Storage Engineer

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Regular or Temporary:

Regular

Language Fluency: English (Required)

Work Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Please review the following job description:

Install, administer and support a large complex multi-platform environment including large fiber channel Storage Area Network (SAN) with multiple directors, servers and storage frames. The infrastructure is a combination of software and hardware products, configuration and setup of Business Continuous Volumes (BCVs), and configuration and setup of Network Attached Storage (NAS) exports. Install and maintain the enterprise class backup and recovery software for backup of servers. Assist in the development, testing and maintenance of the Disaster Recovery Plan for Enterprise Storage Systems. Participate in projects providing storage consultation for centralized storage needs. Develop and maintain departmental documentation including processes, procedures, best practices and audit artifacts. Create and maintain best practices to manage the storage, retrieval and recoverability of corporate information placed on mainframe and/or server-based (mid-range and distributed) systems. Implement process improvements and technology enhancements as a means to improve the accessibility of stored information. Validate data recoverability processes in a test environment to ensure disaster recovery capabilities.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Following is a summary of the essential functions for this job. Other duties may be performed, both major and minor, which are not mentioned below. Specific activities may change from time to time.

1. Build and maintain an Information Technology (IT) Enterprise Storage Management infrastructure that reflects overall business objectives and actively participate in developing policies to address complex business issues.

2. Act as primary point of contact for Enterprise Storage Management activities from inception to delivery.

3. Act as an internal consultant in support of corporate objective. Provide overall guidance and direction to assigned project managers.

4. Meet expected service delivery and performance objectives in accordance with corporate direction. The definition of these expectations will include, but are not limited to, analysis, design, provisioning, monitoring, validation and backup/recovery tasks.

5. Create and publish reports to better inform management on utilization and status of storage environment.

6. Develop and maintain departmental processes to leverage corporate investments in storage technologies.

7. Vendor and new product evaluations, Request For Proposal (RFP) creation and grading.

Required Skills and Competencies:

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent education and related training

2. Five years of experience in Information Technology, including three years of storage management experience

3. Advanced command of storage theory and industry best practices

4. An expert in four or more of the following technology areas: SAN, Backup Recovery, NAS, IP SAN, CAS, Local Data Replication, Remote Data Replication, Server Operating Systems, Networking Technologies, Systems Programming

5. Accomplished interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

6. Experience in vendor relationship management, problem escalation and software product selection

7. Ability to diagnose and resolve complex problems involving servers, centralized storage and fiber directors/switches

8. Experience with Cisco MDS 9148s and Brocade Fabric Switches.

9. Ability to monitor performance and analyze storage across multiple operating systems environments

10. Solid understanding and ability to work proficiently within server operating systems including file system, volume management software and networking concepts

11. Ability to work on cross-functional teams providing technical direction for storage and backup issues

12. Excellent teamwork and teambuilding skills

13. Good organizational skills with the ability to document and communicate complex concepts

14. Must be self-motivated and work independently with minimal supervision

15. Ability to travel, occasionally overnight

Desired Skills:

1. Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) certification

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