Storage Engineer Job Description

Storage Engineer Job Description

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Storage engineer provides 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, etc.

Storage Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Thorough understanding of NAS over WAN and LAN
Management, maintenance, and support of data storage solutions, utilizing NetApp/Isilon/EMC Symmetrix/DMX/VMAX and Clariion arrays
Plan, coordinate and upgrade components of the SAN/NAS/TSM as needed with software, hardware and microcode upgrades, Work with vendors as needed in this process
Provide guidance to subordinate level group personnel on a day to day basis
The Systems Engineer will engage on technical level discussions around Datacenter solutions
Responsible for storage provisioning tasks beginning with end user requests, through the creation of volumes, mapping and ensuring storage availability at the operating system
Responsible for storage performance analysis and troubleshooting storage capacity management and planning
Plans and implements the design and installation of subsystems, software, and/or hardware
Work with Game Development team to provide stable and cost effective storage solutions
Research, evaluate and implement upcoming storage technologies that will increase the efficiency while reducing the operational costs

Storage Engineer Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Storage Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, HP, NCDA, II, IAT, PMP, EMC, ITSM, HDS, UX

Education for Storage Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the storage engineer 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, Engineering, Education, Technical, Information Technology, Electrical Engineering, Information Systems, Technology, Business, Computer Engineering

Skills for Storage Engineer

Desired skills for storage engineer include:


Desired experience for storage engineer includes:

Expertise with the following operating systems
Develop projects and documentation to improve processes, procedures, efficiency, customer experience, of environments and ensures team inclusion
Computer science or equivalent background students with master degree
Experience in Python scripting development under Eclipse platform
Good technical and problem solving skills to define and execute tasks independently
Provide Level 1 remote reactive support on HP Storage products via Phone, Email, remote access

Storage Engineer Examples


Storage Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of storage engineer. 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 engineer
  • Adhere to United’s storage strategy as it relates to designing, building, and delivering SAN, NAS, and data protection solutions
  • Assist with the development and implementation of Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery plans as they relate to the responsibilities of the Storage Engineering team
  • Produce quick fixes and formulate long term solutions to problems
  • Work productively in and out of team environments
  • Be a self-starter with strong work habits
  • Facilitate the management of file/folder level security and shares
  • Perform weekly drive rotations to off-site facilities from multiple locations
  • Provide technical expertise to junior personnel
  • Participation in after-hours or call-in support is a possibility
  • This position is during 1st shift hours (8am-5pm) and will be Monday-Friday
Qualifications for storage engineer
  • Possess good customer handling skills
  • Minimum 6 to 8 years of experience in Designing and Implementing HP Storage arrays, XP, EVA a MSA, XP, P4500 & 3 PAR, additional exposure in IBM/EMC storage
  • Experience in Business copy and Continuous Access configuration in HP storage environment
  • Experience in Designing, Configuring and troubleshooting Fabric environment constituting Brocade, Mc Data and Cisco switches
  • Solving complicated Hardware cases and Liaising with Hardware Vendor/HP support
  • You have strong experience with sizing of complex infrastructure/datacenters, with special competencies with in Microsoft technologies, Networking -, and Server Solutions

Storage Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a storage engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage engineer
  • Participate with escalation to the service provider
  • Produce metrics for Management in order to gauge the effectiveness of the group
  • Engage and partner with the Architecture, SIP/Problem Management & Technical Operations Teams to refine and document the storage infrastructure processes and follow a process to continuously improve the levels of service within the storage infrastructure framework
  • Develop new processes and use cases that drive technology adoption to harness the full functionality of our investment in storage technology and ensure that the Business’ needs are satisfied
  • Develop and maintain training documentation for the Operations Teams to allow them to troubleshoot and resolve storage-related problems without the need for external intervention or escalation
  • Respond to and address risks identified within the storage infrastructure and ensure that all risks are identified, categorised, communicated and actioned in line with best practice without causing a negative impact to business and customer services
  • Troubleshoot problems with support vendors to find solutions to complex problems
  • Hardware installation and maintenance, including lifing up to 50 lbs
  • Develop assigned storage packages related to SCSI in supported products
  • Work with communities and upstreams of these projects
Qualifications for storage engineer
  • Excellent Linux development and system administration skills
  • Experience Windows development environments and system administration
  • Systems engineering, storage engineering
  • Excellent knowledge around engineering and supporting modern software defined storage platforms and services at scale – Ceph, ScaleIO, LeftHand Networks and the integration into existing private cloud platforms
  • Excellent knowledge around the engineering and support of object stores
  • Designs solutions of modest complexity as required both for new customers and existing ones

Storage Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a storage engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for storage engineer
  • Contribute to the work of the team, with a focus on software development, evaluation, configuration and customisation of third party software
  • 3 Clusters
  • 1.2 PB
  • Provide support for moderately complex technical and team management activities related to system and database administration
  • Responsible for data storage infrastructure and support design team, operations, installation and maintenance teams
  • Configure storage infrastructure to best practices and in accordance with government regulations and technical specifications
  • Conduct assessment of server , storage, and network infrastructure
  • Determine disposition of legacy systems and network deprecation strategies
  • Highly Desired RequirementsAbility to develop automation of infrastructure as a service using orchestrations tools like vCommander, Chef, Jenkins, Puppet, or WFA
  • Designs, monitors and modifies all storage related technologies
Qualifications for storage engineer
  • System administration experience on Windows, HPUX or Sun Solaris, and knowledge on VMware would be an added value
  • Strong scripting knowledge (bash/perl)
  • Over 5+ experience managing Large SAN and NAS environments
  • Experience in managing Hitachi Enterprise and Modular arrays
  • HCS, Tiered Storage Manage, Hitachi Tuning Manager experience
  • Netapp C-Dot and & 7 Mode administration

Storage Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a storage engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage engineer
  • Work with various United teams to support the ongoing services, capacity planning, and performance management responsibilities of the Storage team
  • Ensure the performance of all services provided by the Storage team meet or exceed defined service levels
  • Participate in complex projects as a subject matter expert
  • Research new storage hardware and software solutions to meet business requirements
  • Assist with development of storage performance, capacity and pricing models
  • Evaluate existing storage technologies and services for potential enhancement
  • Work with United’s project management team to achieve project timeline and budgetary goals
  • Produce and maintain detailed technical designs based on approved architecture standards and best practices
  • Identifying gaps in the technology vs
  • Participate in 24x7 system support rotation escalations
Qualifications for storage engineer
  • ONTAP 7 Mode to C-Dot Migration experience
  • Should have knowledge about the internals of EMC (VMAX, Isolon, XtremeIO, etc) storage architecture and offerings
  • Use trace analysis, and proprietary tools to analyze problems and develop solutions to meet customer needs
  • Knowledge of infrastructure build specifications for data center and networked technologies (Compute scale unit, Windows Server, Blade Servers, RAID, SATA, 10GbE, SCOM)
  • 5+ year’s design and/or implementation and/or support of highly distributed apps
  • 5 to 7 years expertise with at least three of the following operating systems

Storage Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of storage engineer. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage engineer
  • Install, implement, and configure Storage (emphasis on NetApp Cluster mode/cDOT arrays, but including NAS NetApp 7-mode, HP/3PAR and EMC)
  • Administers Windows security (permissions and group policies) within the NetApp Enterprise
  • Administers NetApp with current version ONTAP (7-mode and Cluster mode) management console
  • Add, modify, upgrade and manage NetApp hardware and software
  • Actively assists remote sites in resolving NetApp hardware or software issues
  • Responding to and resolving support cases generated in support ticketing system
  • File, Object, Data Protection)
  • Work with storage engineer 1 on requests – allocating storage, decommissioning hardware, server name changes
  • Work on projects as assigned such as diagramming environments, documenting procedures, server builds and decommissions
  • Work with other members of the storage team to troubleshoot SAN related issues, including interacting with our customers
Qualifications for storage engineer
  • 3 or more years experience in an Infrastructure Engineering capacity directly supporting Pure, Netapp and EMC storage, Vmware hypervisors, cloud systems and MDS switches
  • Experience demonstrating meeting and reporting on goals, metrics, and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to understand project business requirements and develop systems along those lines
  • Strong at design, implementation, operation and troubleshooting of storage and virtualized systems
  • Ability and skill to influence others in a matrix organization
  • Ability to develop automation of infrastructure as a service using orchestrations tools like vCommander, Chef, Jenkins, Puppet, or WFA

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