SSI is seeking a data storage professional to provide storage management services for a data center supporting over 30,000 users. The engineer will be responsible for monitoring, analyzing, and reporting on data storage utilization and storage issues. The engineer will manage a tiered storage infrastructure supporting operations, monitoring licensing, and OEM support agreements.
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Duties include documenting, reviewing, and maintaining data storage management procedures, preparing storage procurement requirements and recommendations. Will work with a storage team to ensure compliance with service level agreements, configure and use Symantec NetBackup (versions 7.0 and higher), Brocade DataCenter Fabric Manager, Hitachi Storage Navigator, NetApp OnCommand System Manager, and HP 3PAR Management Console. Will assist with escalation of storage problems, coordinate with vendor support for failed hardware replacements, assist in development, maintenance, testing and execution of disaster recovery plans, develop plans and execute firmware upgrades, perform system health checks, verify fibre cable installations; verify zoning, LUN masking, and unmasking.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
â€¢Hands on experience with NetApp Storage Hardware and NetApp Data ONTAP (7-Mode and Cluster Mode), NetBackup 7.0 or above
â€¢Experience with Data Domain, Hitachi Storage (to include Storage Navigator and HiCommand), HP 3PAR Storage Arrays (to include HP 3PAR Management Console), and/or Brocade fibre channel switches.
â€¢Experience with Brocade and Cisco or Cisco rebranded switches
â€¢Experience with SAN fabric management, allocation of storage at the block level and troubleshooting file level (NAS) issues
â€¢Self-starter initiative and team player mentality
â€¢Bachelorâ€™s degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent experience.
â€¢Minimum of 3-5 yearsâ€™ experience managing enterprise class data storage systems.
â€¢Active Department of Energy Q Clearance or DoD Top Secret clearance
â€¢Current Security+ Certification
â€¢Computing Environment Certification in the storage field such as one of the following: Symantec NetBackup 7.0, NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA), a Brocade certification or a Cisco MDS certification
SSI is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned and HUBZone small business that provides professional services including systems engineering, information systems integration, and technology management services. SSI offers a generous array of benefits including: 100% Paid Premium on Employee Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug Insurance Plans, 60% Paid Premium for dependents. SSI provides Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability benefits at no cost. SSI employees receive 24 paid days off in the first year on board. We also provide Military Leave benefits, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Education Assistance, Personal Technology Refresh and Employee Referral Bonuses. Positions subject to Service Contract Act (SCA) have benefits provided as required by law.