Storage and Data Protection Engineer


On Site
Contract - W2


Google Cloud
Data security
Financial services
Storage engineering
Product optimization
Product development
Performance management
Inventory management
Operating systems
Version control
Problem solving
Customer service
Training and development
Cloud computing
Microsoft Windows
Apache Subversion
Analytical skill
Windows PowerShell
Software development methodology
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Azure
VMware ESX
Data domain
MEAN stack

Job Details

Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc., (SGA), is searching for a Data Protection Engineer for a Contract assignment with one of our premier Financial Services clients in Jersey City, NJ.

Our team of engineers builds solutions for the most complex problems. We develop cutting-edge systems and processes that form the core of our key business and enable transactions to move in milliseconds. We provide real-time access to critical deal information and crunch billions of data points each day to inform firm-wide market insights and strategies. Team members have the opportunity to work at the forefront of technology innovation alongside industry leaders and make significant contributions to the field.

The storage engineering team are responsible for the end-to-end lifecycle, including analysis, evaluation, design, testing, integration and sustained engineering of block storage and data protection products for the firm's enterprise-level storage environment.

Responsibilities :
  • Ability to operate at a global level, communicating and collaborating with the various teams within storage engineering to derive the best solutions for the firm's enterprise-level storage environment.
  • Driving storage vendors around product improvement and delivery, as part of the firm's established product development life cycle process, is a crucial part of this role.
  • Ability to work with the storage development team, in the creation of development requirements that will lead to an uplift in the areas of automation, performance management as well as inventory management of the firm's enterprise-level storage environment
  • Enable cloud journey for our business partners by understanding their storage requirements and providing appropriate solutions in both external and internal cloud.

Required Skills:
  • Currently working within an enterprise-level storage environment
  • Experienced in Pure Storage FlashArray block storage products and/or in Rubrik r6000 series data protection products
  • Experienced in Brocade G series fabric switch products
  • Capability to follow and deliver Product Development Life Cycle type documentation as part of the product evaluation and certification process
  • Competent in Windows, Linux/UNIX-like operating systems, I/O and network stack tuning and performance profiling
  • An understanding how to deliver reliable services out of unreliable components
  • Familiar with DevOps tools and version control systems (SVN, GitLab)
  • Familiar with SRE principles such as user journeys, SLI/SLO, and synthetic probers
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and trouble shooting skills
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies
Preferred Skills:
  • Experience with engineering and operating a hybrid cloud delivery model with focus on data coherency between on-prem and off-prem components.
  • Proficiency with PowerShell, Python, Bash or other scripting languages with a focus on testing and sound SDLC practices.
  • Familiarity with hyperscalers (AWS, Google Cloud Platform, and Azure)
  • Familiarity with hypervisors (ESX)
  • Beneficial, but not required, experience in block storage (Dell, Hitachi), file (Netapp, Dell Unity), and/or backup solutions (Networker, DataDomain).
  • Familiarity with Elastic Search and Kibana

SGA is a technology and resource solutions provider driven to stand out. We are a women-owned business. Our mission: to solve big IT problems with a more personal, boutique approach. Each year, we match consultants like you to more than 1,000 engagements. When we say let's work better together, we mean it. You'll join a diverse team built on these core values: customer service, employee development, and quality and integrity in everything we do. Be yourself, love what you do and find your passion at work. Please find us at .

SGA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Veteran Status, Age, Marital Status, Pregnancy, Genetic Information, or Other Legally Protected Status. We are committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, and our services, programs, and activities. Please visit our company to request an accommodation or assistance regarding our policy.
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