Storage Systems Administrator

Hurlburt Field, FL
Feb 20, 2017
May 18, 2017
Full Time
Storage Administrator reports directly to the Service Operations Manager while receiving technical guidance and instruction from the Enterprise Storage service cell lead for the installation; upgrade and maintenance of DoD storage systems. Implements storage and architecture designs; plans and solutions provided by the Enterprise Storage Lead or approved vendors. The ideal candidate will quickly understand the architecture and design of complex technology solutions and work with teams around technical problems and issues while resolving incidents via Remedy on a daily basis. Candidate performs infrequent on-call duties.

  Functional Responsibility:

 Performs system technical support; maintenance assignments; incident response; change management requests; system upgrades; performance and capacity monitoring; host to SAN connectivity; lun/pool/aggregate/volume/raid group allocation; and hardware installation.

  Specific Responsibilities:

  • Maintains storage environment of unified VNX 5500s and two block only VNX 5400s
  • Provisions new LUNs; Partitions and Volumes
  • Performs file replication with VNX replicator between geographical locations
  • Reviews TCNO/IAVA/NOTAM submissions for patching or firmware update requirements
  • Monitors and administers installed EMC CLARiiON and VNX; fibre channel infrastructure; NetApp FAS and Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT) and related network connectivity 
  • Implements technical designs and specifications for IT projects and initiatives 
  • Obtains technical support from service cell lead as required
     Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline; or the equivalent combination of education; technical certifications or training; or work experience.

Qualifications 2-5 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis.

 Additional Qualifications:  - SAN/NAS administration and troubleshooting on EMC CLARiiON and VNX Managing and troubleshooting Cisco MDS/Nexus and Brocade fibre channel switches 

- NAS administration and troubleshooting on NetApp FAS and Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT) arrays 

- Managing and troubleshooting CIFS quotas and qtrees; NFS mounts; and network connectivity issues related to CIFS and NFS

-capacity planning; Fibre Channel; Zoning; volume and file systems management; clustering; replication and mirroring; backup/archive and recovery solutions; high availability; storage consolidation/migration; performance and tuning

- Storage configuration of SAN applications (vSphere; SQL; Exchange; Oracle) for high availability and performance 

- Disaster recovery experience on in-frame EMC technologies (Snapview; Mirrorview; Snapclones); Replication Manager and Recoverpoint

- Storage configuration of NAS applications (vSphere; SQL; Exchange; Oracle) for high availability and performance

- Disaster recovery and backup experience on in-frame NetApp technologies (Snapmirror; Snapvault; Snapshots; Clustered Data ONTAP (cDOT)) 

- Experience with EMC Data Domain; Microsoft clustering; Symantec Storage Foundations for Windows High Availability; Symantec Netbackup; EMC Celerra

- Experience with VMWare vSphere is a plus


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