Velocity Staff

Storage Administrator

US-GA-Savannah
2 months ago
# Positions
3

Overview

Velocity Staff, Inc. is working with our client located in Savannah, GA to identify a Storage Administrator to join their team on a 3-month contract for hire opportunity. This position will be located onsite in Savannah, Georgia. The Storage Administrator will provide Storage Server Admininstrator support on Storage Area Network/SAN, Network Attached Storage/NAS, and work with the Virtualization Administration team to build and resolve server issues in a virtualized storage environment.

Responsibilities

  • Provide operations support to ensure high performance data protection, universal availability and the simplified management of complex databases and storage networks. 
  • Supports implements and maintains data storage plans to ensure continuation of critical operations in the event of a disaster or interruption. 
  • Operation, configuration, and troubleshooting of organization storage infrastructure. 
  • Ensure the gathering of information regarding needs and requirements for existing and proposed storage systems and technical, structural and organizational data storage specifications.
  • Report information to support the analysis of storage, recovery, and backup technologies and systems. 
  • Technical knowledge required: SAN, Fiber channel, LUN, Ethernet/IP, storage virtualization, backup and recovery, system and database storage functions 
  • Knowledge of script development and maintenance in: Perl, PHP, JavaScript 
  • Technical expertise including integrating, implementing, and supporting a multiple storage systems including EMC, IBM technologies and SAN Fabric
  • Background in Storage concepts: SCSI, NAS, SAS, Drive technologies
  • Knowledge and experience in storage, SAN, back-up and recovery, archive and encryption
  • General knowledge of Virtualization server OS and applications, daily system maintenance, applications integration, upgrades on Virtualization systems in a VMware and/or Linux/Unix virtualized environment 
  • Monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of storage computing resources 
  • Reduce errors working with the other administrators through process improvement and root cause analysis. 
  • Help tune performance and ensure high availability of server infrastructure 
  • Assist developing and maintaining storage configuration management solutions 
  • Assist developing test storage automation frameworks in collaboration with rest of the WMWare, Wintel, Linux/ Unix team Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Configuration experience of storage components, including but not limited to NetApp, IBM, VNXe, VNX, VMAX 10K/20K/40K, Powerpath, MDS and Brocade, SAN arrays, Cisco SAN Switches, IBM Storage Tools, Isolon, Netapp FAS2xxxx, 8xxxx, Back Up tools like TSM, Avamar, etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Wintel, Blade Compute systems (Active Directory desirable).
  • Experience with Virtualized monitoring and maintenance.
  • Proven Virtualization systems administration expert skills in a mission support environment.
  • Understanding of enterprise storage technology to interface with the storage administration group.
  • Knowledge of VMware, Linux, IIS, MS SQL, and AD Group Policy.
  • Good understanding of network communications fundamentals, Virtual Storage Systems (EMC highly desired), backup/restores.

 

Education and Experience Requirements:

 

Bachelor's Degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or technology related field preferred. Five (5) years’ experience providing Storage Server administration support and server configuration support required.

 

 

 

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