Sr. Storage Administrator, IT Systems Analyst

College Park, Maryland
Aug 09, 2019
Sep 13, 2019
IT, Systems Analyst
Full Time

The University of Maryland is seeking a Senior Storage Administrator with solid hands-on experience in the technical areas listed below.

Advanced knowledge of enterprise level SAN/NAS equipment architecture, redundant environments, administration, patching and maintenance.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to serve as a primary authority and resource for the storage administration and operations team, as well as a lead and mentor for future staff members of the storage administration team.

The preference is for a candidate who has demonstrated experience with HPE Nimble, Dell/EMC Isilon, IBM DS8800 and Cisco SAN Fabric equipment, but general storage administration experience, agnostic of vendor specific technology, will be considered.

Minimum qualifications


This position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field. Work experience can substitute for the education requirement. Must have at least 7 years of responsibility in IT storage design, strategy, operation and recovery.

Experience with SAN and NAS administration, including fibre channel, iSCSI, NFS and SMB protocols.

Experience with iSCSI network configuration and management.

Experience with SAN fabric administration, zoning and configuration.

Experience performing firmware upgrades on storage and switch devices.

Experience with storage provisioning, de-allocation, performance monitoring, capacity management, and problem diagnosis.


Demonstrated experience and/or Certification for the following storage platforms preferred:
• HPE Nimble
• Dell/EMC Isilon
• Cisco SAN Fabric
• Dell Storage arrays
• IBM DS8800
• Object and/or cloud storage  

Additional information: this position does not provide sponsorship for Visas.

Job risks: not applicable for this position.

Physical demands: may be required to lift and rack computing and storage equipment into data center racks and cabinets. Must be able to occasionally work in a data center environment where the ambient air temperature is 64-72 degrees.

Best consideration date: 08/29/2019, open until filled.

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