OpenStack Virtualization Specialists

for Request Technology, LLC in San Jose, CA

openstack, storage, SAN NAS , back-up, NetAPP, HDS, EMC 
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Bachelor's Degree Required.* Travel Involved ( Monday - Friday)

Enterprise Professional Services Firm is currently seeking an OpenStack Cloud Storage Manager.

Job Description:

Storage Technologies professionals:

  • Develop and deliver technology strategies and solutions that establish the processes and devices for recording and storing enterprise data and managing its life cycle.
  • Provide solutions to complex business problems for area(s) of responsibility where analysis of situations requires an in depth knowledge of organizational objectives.
  • Set strategic directions to establish near term goals for area of responsibility.
  • Interact with senior management levels at a client and/or within, which involves negotiating or influencing on significant matters.
  • Has latitude in decision-making and determining objectives and approaches to critical assignments.
  • Manages large teams and/or work efforts (if in an individual contributor role) at a client

Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands on experience with storage technologies (EMC/Network Appliance/Hitachi Data Systems/IBM/HP/Dell/Oracle), including architecture and design.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Skills:

  • Architecting and implementing storage, backup/recovery and/or data management solutions.
  • Experience with OpenStack storage design and implementation projects.
  • Experience with OpenStack cloud self-healing procedures.
  • Candidate should demonstrate the capability to articulate the OpenStack value proposition and understand the produts and offering landscape of OpenStack technologies.
  • Experience in developing the strategy and roadmap of OpenStack technologies including, but not limited to:
    • Openstack Swift & Cinder, Ceph (Folsom Release) - Object & Block Store
    • Openstack Nova - Compute (VMs)
    • Openstack Horizon - Standard Portal Access
    • Openstack Glance - Standard Images (OS & Platforms)
    • Openstack Quantum - Network
    • Cloud bursting and Software defined datacenters
  • Designing scalable storage and backup/recovery architectures for critical business systems.
  • Design and deployment of advanced computing and storage technologies, eg server virtualization, storage virtualization, etc.
  • Exposure to Hardware Platforms (Unix/Wintel - HP/Sun/IBM etc.) and Operating Systems (Windows/Unix/Linux).
  • Experience with Linux Operating Environments, including networking technologies and protocols.

Experience with configuration management frameworks - Puppet, Chef.

Experience with CloudStack and VMware vDirector.

  • Some combination of the following skills:
    • Designing/deploying Information Management Lifecycle solutions.
    • Data center (including application and data) migration/consolidation.
    • Datacenter/Server/Network Operational Components (Monitoring, Management, etc.).
    • ITIL concepts.
    • Application/Database rationalization design/implementation.
    • Asset Management (Experience with tools/process).
  • Planning future storage capacity.
  • Implementing disaster recovery processes and procedures.
  • Maintaining problem tracking and resolution at a detailed level for service requests.
  • Performance tuning of Servers and related systems.

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment.
  • Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment.
  • Desire to work in an information systems environment.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills.
Stephanie Baker
Request Technology, LLC
200 East 5th Ave.
Suite 116
Naperville, IL 60563
Phone: (630) 717-5865
Fax: 630717.1109