Storage Specialist Job Description

Storage Specialist Job Description

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Storage specialist provides ongoing storage administration, maintenance and problem resolution of existing SAN / NAS storage infrastructure and related software.

Storage Specialist Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective storage specialist job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included storage specialist job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Design, install and manage storage solutions
Monitor, maintain and do upgrades and changes Storage environment
Architect, design and implement infrastructure solutions for server hosting, virtualization, storage area network, centralized back-up, security, monitoring
Recommend resource utilization alternatives, Arrange for additional capacity when required and/or recommend corrective action to resolve SAN Storage capacity issues
Identifies the business needs for new and enhanced personal computing technology products, services, and support processes
Participate in general sales strategy
Work with and leverage external partners to deliver sale and interface with any level in customer organization
List price and discount Strategy (channel and direct)
Software Licensing strategy as appropriate (including Perpetual, Term, Site and Enterprise licensing)
Alignment with HP Servers, HP Networking and HP Services pricing strategy as appropriate

Storage Specialist Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Storage Specialist

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: ITIL, IBM, API, RIM, NTSTOS, CCNP, UDP, TCP/IP, CISCO, PMP

Education for Storage Specialist

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the storage specialist job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and University Degree in Computer Science, Technical, Engineering, Business, MBA, Education, Information Systems, Math, Software Engineering, Physics

Skills for Storage Specialist

Desired skills for storage specialist include:

ACS language
Industry trends
Storage management related software
TOGAF methodology
Multistore environment
Associated solutions

Desired experience for storage specialist includes:

Post Secondary Degree/Diploma in an IT related discipline or equivalent experience
ITIL v3 Foundation certification is a plus
Strong understanding of ITIL processes relating to Incident, Problem, Change SAN related platforms and processes
Knowledgeable in call routing and case management processes case logging systems and obligation systems
Interline/portfolio implications to the strategy
Drive price changes as appropriate to stay within strategy and/or to drive specific business objectives

Storage Specialist Examples


Storage Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a storage specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage specialist
  • Benchmark competitors’ price, discount and margin data
  • Show how HP pricing compares with the competition in terms of those metrics
  • Show HPs actual price position relative to the stated strategy
  • Analyze market trends (price erosion, spending trends, buying preferences, technology trends) and proactively offer
  • Proactive Business Development
  • Working with and motivating partners representatives to help is opportunity identification and progression
  • Lead and support analysis and resolution of prob-lems
  • Lead in the recovery of application environments where required
  • Provide team leader and Manager with input re projects/directions
  • Provide technical assistance and guidance to the other members of the team
Qualifications for storage specialist
  • Strong Marketing background so that pricing and price positioning can be made a key element of the overall marketing message
  • Ability to represent pricing team in forums
  • Experiences working with senior management preferred
  • 3 – 5 years experiences in product management with analytical background strongly preferred
  • Data Management / Tiering /backup, replication & archival
  • Business Continuity / Data Availability

Storage Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a storage specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage specialist
  • Design, implement, and manage NAS and data protection storage solutions for distributed systems
  • Provide storage solutions based on application team requirements
  • Hardware /software fault detection and correction - vendor liaising
  • The candidate will be expected to participate in after-hours support to the account
  • Build and configure NAS devices to meet the needs of custom solutions
  • Install, configure and maintain server infrastructure, including operating software, server management software, system backups, virus protection, messaging systems
  • Recommend configuration changes to optimize utilization of assets
  • Installation, configuration, security, general operations and troubleshooting for the operating system to help supporting the SAN
  • Conducting site visits to determine and validate field dimensions
  • Technology assessment, selection, and roadmap design
Qualifications for storage specialist
  • Bachelor or above on CS (computer science) or Information technology
  • At least 10 years experience in Enterprise Stroage
  • Experience is selling Storage solutions (preferable) and or Server Solutions
  • 24/7 support as required
  • Analyse and resolve escalated problems within target
  • Provide technical guidance in respect of product usage, techniques etc across functional areas

Storage Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a storage specialist. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for storage specialist
  • Participate in the development of key storage reference architecture
  • Operational responsibilities include 24x7x365 support, capacity planning, monitoring, patching, system installation and problem resolution across storage, backup and recovery technologies
  • Serve as a primary contact for storage management issues
  • Respond to alarms and events for attached 24 x7 storage systems as needed
  • Provide engineering and administration support for all storage subsystems deployed across the enterprise including backup systems
  • Demonstrate knowledge and experience in designing, implementing and administering NetApp storage technologies
  • Manage monitoring, alerting, capacity planning, provisioning and reporting for all storage subsystems
  • Work on upgrades and migrations of storage code and firmware on a periodic basis
  • Lead and participate in new technology evaluations, product upgrades, and hardware refreshes
  • Work with Change, Incident, and Problem Management
Qualifications for storage specialist
  • Storage Consolidation and Virtualization
  • Storage Related application Performance
  • Lead in the planning and implementation of SAN storage solutions
  • Investigate, identify, document and implement technical standards as required
  • Exceed theChange and problem management targets
  • Knowledge of NAS hardware & management tools (NetApp, N-Series)

Storage Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a storage specialist. 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 specialist
  • Proactive patching of Storage, Backup, Virtualization and Windows server operating systems and applications
  • 5+ years experience in technical disciplines specific to Data Storage administration and associated technologies
  • Demonstrated experience in the design, implementation, operation, and tuning of enterprise infrastructure storage solutions
  • Assist with performance management and resource optimization
  • Participate in the development of service specifications, internal standards, policies and procedures to adapt to evolving technology and business needs
  • Ensure recovery activities fall within agreed upon SLAs
  • Conduct regular maintenance of the NAS systems including upgrades, patches, backups and restores
  • Analyze and recommend solutions and best practice design in support of departmental projects
  • Develop technical design and support documentation
  • Manage company-wide backup systems
Qualifications for storage specialist
  • Good working knowledge of Windows, VMware or Linux environments
  • Proven track record in the implementation and support of complex products
  • High degree of analytical ability to investigate and resolve problems and work under pressure
  • Knowledge of enterprise disk & management tools (DFM)
  • Knowledge of NAS backup & recovery tools (snapvault/snapmirror/snaprestore)
  • Willing and available to work outside normal business hours

Storage Specialist Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a storage specialist. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for storage specialist
  • Support Storage Manager and Program/Project Managers in the design and development of the technical content as defined in the project plan
  • Backup applications and systems to protect our data and intellectual property against loss due to system failures, accidental or deliberate deletion, or to meet legal discovery requirements
  • Virtualization platforms for hosting Windows and Unix based core services, business applications, and engineering development and test systems
  • Microsoft Windows Servers hosting various applications and services
  • Tools and processes for centralized and remote management and support of the above systems, including licensing, asset management, performance, remote control and diagnosis, and health and exception monitoring
  • Be a technical point of contact for any specific issues within the Global IT function and provide 3rd line support
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation on IT systems, problem resolutions, and other procedures
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in IT or related discipline or equivalent relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to provide technical support working with team members, management and clients including the development of new ideas to continually improve processes and leverage new technologies
  • Excellent communication skills, including an ability to work collaboratively across multi-disciplinary teams
Qualifications for storage specialist
  • Must be at least a graduate of a Bachelors degree
  • Experience in IP SAN, SAN (FCP, iSCSI) and/or NAS (NFS, SMB/CIFS) storage administration
  • Working experience with SAN/NAS hardware from leading storage vendors
  • At least a few years of experience and general knowledge of networking and operating systems (AIX, Solaris, Linux, HPUX, Windows)
  • Have skill to design overall SAN architecture
  • Effective oral and written communication skills in English and interpersonal skills are essential, the ability to work well in a team environment

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