Senior Systems Engineer

EMC VMAX, NetApp, EMC Isilon, NAS, SAN, Unity, FCP, FCoE
Contract W2, 3 Months
Depends on Experience
Work from home not available Travel required to 100%.

Job Description

Job Title: Senior Systems Engineer

Job Location: 100 % Remote

Job Duration: 3 months contract to Hire



As a systems engineer on the Data Center Infrastructure (DCI) Delivery team of the ideal candidate will have the knowledge and experience to lead the technical design, planning, and execution of data migration projects within heterogeneous environments.  The candidate would be focused on storage-based data migrations, both block and file, as well as participate in VMware based migrations.  Ultimately the candidate will cover a multitude of migration project duties to ensure the accurate scoping and delivery of projects to customers and the continued success.



  • Participate in data migration project design, planning, and execution according to customer obligations
  • Participate in non-migration related service delivery, as needed, in support of our customers
  • Assist with both pre-sales and post-sales technical questions and concerns
  • Engage effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Obtain and/or maintain technical skills required to meet the obligations of our customers
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior systems engineers


Required Skills/Expertise:

  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years successfully performing both block and file based storage migrations
  • 1+ years successfully performing both live and cold VMware virtual machine migrations
    • All variations of vMotion including Storage vMotion and vMotion Without Shared Storage
    • Working with Raw Device Mappings
    • Cross vCenter Migrations
  • Demonstrable experience across all these Dell EMC storage platforms: XIO, VMAX, Isilon, and Unity
  • Demonstrable experience with both SAN and NAS protocols (iSCSI, FCP, FCoE, CIFS, NFS)
  • Demonstrable experience with Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF) and VPLEX
  • Demonstrable experience with most of the following technologies and tools:
    • RecoverPoint
    • Robocopy
    • Rsync
    • EMCOPY
    • EMC SAN Copy
    • Dell EMC Unity Native Import
    • Zerto Virtual Replication
    • Datadobi DobiMigrate
    • Nutanix Xtract
    • Cirrus Data Migration Server
    • Unity Asynchronous Block Replication
    • EMC Power Path Migration Enabler
    • Host-Based LVM Migration
  • Excellent presentation and written communication skills; high degree of comfort with technical audiences.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with a diverse set of customers or partners, across multiple disciplines.
  • Excellent organization and follow-up skills


Desired Skills/Expertise:

  • Scripting experience with automation and monitoring
  • Demonstrable experience implementing storage devices from either EMC, NetApp, or HDS
  • Demonstrable experience implementing a SAN on either Cisco or Brocade switches
  • Hold an active Dell EMC Implementation Engineer (DCS-IE) for a block level storage device
  • Hold an active VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Data Center Virtualization
  • Working knowledge of AIX, HP-UX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), VMware and Windows Server from a storage provisioning, multi-pathing and troubleshooting perspective
  • Basic knowledge of cloud storage models and providers
  • Industry technical certifications such as SCSP, NCDA, CCNA Data Center, BCFA


Dice Id : 10126274
Position Id : 6132492
Originally Posted : 7 months ago
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