Sr SAN/Storage Engineer

  • Santa Clara, CA
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 11 days ago


Depends on Experience
Contract - W2
Contract - 9 Month(s)
No Travel Required


SAN/Storage Administration
Dell PowerMax
NetApp and PURE storage systems
Cisco MDS backbone switches

Job Details

Duties And Responsibilities:
- Evaluate, design, implement, and deploy SAN, NAS & DAS hardware and software, to include Dell PowerMax, Unity, PURE, Cisco and Brocade fabric architectures in tiered multi-protocol storage models.
- Create designs and documentation of backup/restore strategies.
- Provide support for all Equinix Storage Infrastructure (to include installation, configuration, upgrades, patching, and monitoring).
- Designing and implementing storage for one or more enterprise services such as, MS SQL, Active Directory, Windows Server, Oracle, Linux, Fileshare, BLOB file repos.
- Managing storage in a On-Prem VMware, Cloud VMware (VMC-A), containers, and Equinix Metal virtualization environment.
- Managing and providing near real time storage usage statistics, storage management and capacity management and providing future projected growth estimates.
- Following Enterprise Architecture Procedures.
- Recommending, implementing, and deliver technology solutions based on analysis and business requirements aligned with IT Strategy.
- Managing storage provisioning process and documentation (including, but not limited to, Windows, Linux, and virtualized servers).
- Managing fiber channel network; must be well versed in fiber channel, iSCSI, NFS, CIFS.
- Monitoring, report and correct storage performance issues.
- Responsible for capacity planning and performance analysis.
- Aiding cross-functionally in support of Windows, Linux, and ESXi disk performance troubleshooting and optimization.
- Partner with vendors to review new technology offering and troubleshoot problems as needed.

Required And Desired Skills/Certifications:
- 10 year s of experience in the plan, design, configuring, optimizing and supporting large and diverse enterprise storage systems. Including creating dashboard, reporting and capacity planning.
- 7+ year s of hands-on experience Designing, Configuring and Supporting Dell PowerMax and Unity storage systems.
- 7+ year s of hands-on experience Designing, Configuring and Supporting NetApp and PURE, storage systems.
- 7+ year s of hands-on experience Designing, Configuring and Supporting Cisco and Brocade SAN Fabric systems.
- 7+ years hands-on experience with enterprise hierarchical storage system management
- 5+ years of knowledge and support of storage systems in a VMware ESX environment, others hypervisors is a plus.
- 4+ years hands-on experience with Cisco MDS backbone switches.
- Strong understanding of Oracle Linux, Windows, Ununtu operating systems and how they relate to storage infrastructure.
- Knowledge and experience with current compute/ network/ storage modeling.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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