Storage Job Description

Storage Job Description

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Storage provides production support the Cloud Storage infrastructure involving IBM Storage (IBM SVC, XIV, V7000) and Brocade Fabric switches - used by CMS; across 15+ data centers.

Storage Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Provide capacity planning, performance analysis, develop disaster recovery plans, lead efforts towards storage consolidation and identify storage growth, manage configurations of storage devices and software
Using and maintaining storage software products (Unisphere, MPIO, Powerpath, HP/3PAR IMC, SolarWinds STM)
Provide subject matter expertise all things storage including IP-based and Fiber networking for SAN/NAS technologies while working with vendors such as NetApp, Compellent, EqualLogic, Brocade, Cisco, Pure Storage, EMC
Expand automation of our storage management leveraging NetApp and jbods under all our platforms utilizing predominantly NFS and object based protocols
Be able to provide Capacity planning for Storage dynamic expansion and Storage auto-provisioning experience with NetApp
Experience in a Storage Engineering function in a large scale Enterprise with a background in Storage Technologies
Organize and apply storage patching based on APAC storage patching policy
Implementation Support - Design, plan, and set up applications and storage in a Unix/Linux and Windows NetApp SAN environment (disk layout, RAID levels, ) to ensure performance and data availability
Planning, coordinating, and upgrading components of the Storage and SAN as needed with software, hardware and microcode upgrades
Monitoring and analysis of statistics on storage utilization and performance

Storage Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Storage

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, EMC, CE, NCIE, NCDA, II, IAT, PMP, EMCSA, SAN

Education for Storage

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the storage job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Computer Science, Technical, Education, Engineering, Business, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Technology, Information Systems, Computer Engineering

Skills for Storage

Desired skills for storage include:

IBM and competitive storage products
Industry trends
Data structures

Desired experience for storage includes:

OUnderstanding of ITIL Foundation
OWill need good written communication skills while managing the team mailbox & responding to customer queries
OWill need good speaking skills while representing the team in various calls & other technical discussions
OUnderstanding of Change Management and ITIL best practices
OThe ability and willingness to change direction and focus to meet shifting organizational and business demands
3 years expertise with at least three of the following operating systems

Storage Examples


Storage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of storage. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for storage
  • Determine and manage alerting for capacity and performance bottlenecks relating to storage utilizing the SolarWinds Orion Platform
  • Troubleshoot performance issues on SAN switches and storage arrays
  • Engineer automation and deployment tools for every part of our storage systems
  • Set up and maintain enterprise storage infrastructure architecture
  • Execute storage security hardeningaccording to global policy
  • Take ownership of infrastructure projects and initiatives as assigned
  • Take responsibility in the on-call duty in rotating shift with other team members
  • Ability to break complex problems down into actionable solutions
  • Design solutions that empower our team and our next generation to succeed
  • Communicate with Server Administrator and management when pre-planned outages will occur through Change Management System
Qualifications for storage
  • Work with vendors in coordinating & fixing hardware changes
  • Backup and recovery software
  • College degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline
  • At least 6 months experience in IT Services Delivery
  • Deep IT industry insights and more than 3Years IT industry working experience
  • Perform maintenance or upgrades after hours or on weekends, minimizing impact on businesses and users

Storage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of storage. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for storage
  • Manage, design and implement high-end disk (SAN & NAS) and tape storage systems
  • Responsible for supporting storage applications and networks and resolving I/O issues related to business applications
  • Research new storage management technologies and techniques and provide recommendations
  • HP SAN Storage within an Enterprise environment, including XP / P9500 and EVA arrays, and experience of HP software including Command view, Thin Provisioning and Auto LUN
  • An understanding of object and compliance related technologies and applications
  • A Knowledge of Server and Network Technologies and System Security
  • A Bachelor’s Degree with a concentration in an Information Technology‐related discipline (or equivalent qualification / work experience)
  • Able to work autonomously and as part of a team, sharing knowledge to help others in a fast paced environment
  • Analytic with technical and problem resolution skills
  • Able to document and clearly articulate test results, findings and benefits of any product
Qualifications for storage
  • Assume 24x7 on-call duty as assigned
  • At least 4 years experience in Deep understanding of the market place
  • At least 4 years experience in Should have strong expertise in Office applications ( Excel including macros, pivots
  • Expert knowledge of SAN/NAS design, implementation, clustering, replication, high availability, MPIO and performance tuning
  • 3+ years of experience with Linux/Unix systems administration, setup and support
  • Experience with EMC storage arrays and Isilon in specific is an advantage

Storage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of storage. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for storage
  • Patching and remediating storage environments
  • Develop and promote deep technical expertise, insights and thought leadership related to Storage solutions
  • Monitor the operational performance and capacity status of all storage subsystem environments
  • Perform performance troubleshooting of all storage subsystem environments
  • Administer and maintain the system health of all storage systems
  • The current deployed environments include HP 3PAR storage arrays (10800, 10400, 8440, 8400, 7400), EMC Data Domains (DD9500, DD2500), NetApp (FAS2552), Brocade SAN switches (fabric switches and SAN extension switches)
  • The role is responsible for technically monitoring & day to day technical operations of storage devices of local Data centers remote
  • EMC Storage provisioning on Symmetrix and DMX
  • Cisco MDS SAN switches, Cisco Fabric, EMC Centera CAS arrays, 3par SAN Storage arrays T & F-series InServ arrays, System Reporter and Thin Provisioning Previous experience as a platform System
  • Able to work well with Vendors whilst leveraging their knowledge
Qualifications for storage
  • Knowledge in backup/restore operations with focus on network storage appliances
  • Knowledge in virtualization design, implementation, troubleshooting, high availability, performance tuning and virtual development environments is a plus
  • In the role of a technical consultant, you will be responsible for understanding the client requirements and designing complex solutions involving TSM, FCM, TKLM, VE, Online agents around AIX, Linux, Windows, SAP, Database and VMware
  • The technical consultant would be responsible for carrying out planning and deployment of complex integration of TSM and FCM related work at client locations
  • You would have to satisfactorily interact with client teams, internal stake holders and senior management directly
  • As a strategic part of this role, You need to conduct backup based infrastructure optimization assessments and show the backup roadmap path for client teams

Storage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a storage. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for storage
  • Enhancement of storage and storage virtualization environments based on vendor best practices
  • Configuration, management and maintenance of storage and storage replication stack
  • Coordinating storage and backup implementations with coworkers and vendor personnel
  • Acting as a technical point of reference for and mentor of other storage engineers
  • Collaborating with infrastructure service owners to complete storage related projects
  • Performing daily system checks, regular maintenance, and status reporting of all storage systems
  • Ensure ongoing Storage and BC/DR Operational readiness by defining Operational requirements, ensuring performance expectations are met, testing successful recoverability and preparedness, and implementing processes and/or technologies to drive both intake and output efficiencies
  • Storage Contracts Review
  • Global Storage coordination
  • Fully responsible for supporting all the technical requirements for conducting DR exercises from primary site to remote site utilizing EMC SRDF and NETAPP NAS replication technologies leveraging VMWARE SRM
Qualifications for storage
  • Deep understanding of Tivoli Storage Manager & SAN Management
  • Cloud based storage mechanisms
  • 4+ years of experience in SAN/NAS setup and design, build and administration with focus on NetApp storage appliances
  • Thorough knowledge TSM V6 onwards, FCM & TKLM encryption technologies
  • Knowledge of deduplication technologies like Protectier is preferred
  • Working with client on implementing NetBackup at their sites

Storage Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a storage. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for storage
  • Drive platform roadmaps with the development of new engineering releases of Storage infra software and hardware standards
  • Works directly with personnel engaged in operation and maintenance of storage facilities
  • Observes and discusses foreign drilling operations affecting storage with foreign operators
  • Acts as a liaison with other departments on projects that could affect storage operations
  • Provision physical infrastructure to enable business continuity and operational back-up and recovery capabilities for business applications
  • Provide innovative, thorough and practicable resolutions to an extensive range of complicated problems
  • Hands on experience with VMware technologies including VSAN, VRA, VROPS
  • ONTAP 7 mode and cluster mode
  • And host-based backup and replication technologies including Protection Manager, SnapCreator and SnapDrive
  • An understanding of HPs Virtual Connect architecture (including multi-zone support) in a BladeSystem environment
Qualifications for storage
  • Knowledge of NFS and Virtual platforms (VMware)
  • Experience with capacity planning, utilization, and performance monitoring
  • Highly Skilled of IBM SVC and XIV Administration, Migration and troubleshooting
  • Hands on experience on NetApp Administration, Migration and troubleshooting like aggregate/volume/qtree provisioning, NFS/CIFS exports, snapmirror, snapshots, SAN LUN provisioning
  • Hands on experience in using tools like IBM TPC, NetApp OnCommand Unified Manager and EMC OneFS
  • Hands on experience in Global mirroring and Flash copy technologies

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