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Senior Storage Administrator
3 weeks ago
Direct Hire
Highlands Ranch, Colorado, US

Job Description

Financial Industry

Senior Storage Administrator

FTE (Direct Hire)

Location: Highlands Ranch, CO

Interview Process: 3 rounds – IV w/ HM, Tech Screen, 2 Panel IV with team

Remote or Onsite: Hybrid – 2 DAY IN OFFICE - Wednesday through Sunday Schedule (10 hour/day) (Thru, Fri, Sat will Off)



This Systems Administrator position is within the Storage Infrastructure Reliability Engineering Team and falls under Global Systems Support. This position will support, certify, and document storage and backup infrastructure, as well as serve as a Level 2 escalation point for existing infrastructure. This position expected to interact with Systems, Database, Engineering, Asset Management, Product Development, Operations, Audit and Risk, and various groups within Technology. This role must have strong communication and analytical skills.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 or more years of relevant work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or at least 2 years of work experience with an Advanced degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or 0 years of work experience with a PhD

Required Skills

  • Strong expertise of automation technologies including scripting: Python, BASH,
  • Monitoring, Tuning, Troubleshooting, and root cause analysis – minimum 5 years
  • Maintains expertise across multiple infrastructure technologies – Storage, SAN Fabric, and Recovery services
    • Be familiar with all of these technologies
  • Strong organization and analysis skills
  • Strong focus on quality and customer service
  • Must be able to multitask and prioritize work
  • Strong analytical and practical problem solving skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 6 or more years of work experience with a Bachelor’s Degree or 4 or more years of relevant experience with an Advanced Degree (e.g. Masters, MBA, JD, MD) or up to 3 years of relevant experience with a PhD
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field is preferred
  • Five or more years of solid experience working in SAN/Storage/Backup Administration
  • Experience working in large, complex, enterprise datacenter environments
  • Experience with designing, deploying and supporting Open Systems, Enterprise SAN and NAS solutions
  • Hands-on experience with EMC, HDS and Midrange storage arrays
  • Hands-on experience with Brocade and/or Cisco SAN Switches and Routers
  • Hands-on experience with Isilon and/or NetApp NAS storage arrays
  • Experience installing, configuring, supporting and maintaining Enterprise Backup solutions comprising disk-based VTLs
  • Hands-on experience with Symantec NetBackup and/or EMC Data Domain
  • Experience with UNIX (Linux, AIX, Solaris), VMware or other hypervisors, and Windows operating environments
  • Experience with storage configuration, volume management and path management software tools (LVM, Native MPIO, EMC PowerPath, HDS HDLM, etc.)
  • Experience with disaster recovery as it relates to storage systems and data recovery techniques, including disk replication, snapshots and disaster recovery best practices
  • Ability to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of Storage and Backup infrastructure
  • Intermediate analysis and troubleshooting skills for the end-to-end storage and backup stack (VMs, hosts, SAN switches, Storage, and Recovery services).
  • Experience in system monitoring tools and techniques for supporting SAN, NAS and Backups operations, alerting and remediation
  • Scripting proficiency in both Windows and UNIX environments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong inter-personal skills
  • Able to multi-task in order to meet goal of low MTTR (mean time to repair)
  • Strong ability to self-learn new storage technologies
  • Storage and ITIL related certifications are preferred

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the ongoing maintenance, security, and availability of Storage and SAN infrastructure based on business requirements and adhering to tight operations, security, and procedural models
  • Responsible for complex provisioning, advanced maintenance, data replication, disaster recovery, data migration and documentation for our Open Systems Storage and Backup environments
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical expertise to support complex Storage & Backup devices, including SAN, NAS and Backup solutions across all tiers, under minimal supervision
  • Operate in complex, highly-secure, highly-available, operations-centric datacenter environments and interact with other technology domain experts as required, to build and maintain the Open Systems Storage and Backups solutions in those datacenter environments
  • This position requires a candidate with strong hands on technical Administrator professional with business acumen
  • Responsible for mentoring junior team members, developing ITIL procedures and best practices standards
  • Work with other Disciplines to develop Infrastructure Building Blocks based Reference Architectures and standards that can be offered as services to our customers
  • This position requires a dynamic, hard-working and ambitious individual, with excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Candidates will possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills and have experience working in large enterprise operational environments
  • Assist in change management processes
  • Improve the efficiency and help standardize current processes
  • Respond to and resolve incident and problem tickets
  • Document and thoroughly understand the application architecture, system configuration across platforms and interface with various systems and use this knowledge effectively to resolve issues
  • Work closely with customer support team to communicate the root cause of the outage, duration and recommendations or steps to resolve issues
  • Participate in Service Improvement Meetings after an application outage
  • Respond to general inquiries
  • Document the incident in the tracking tool
  • Vendor contact for routine, documented incidents as well as operational problems
  • Provide assistance as required in analyzing the trends and suggesting long-term and short-term improvements
  • Resolve incidents and problems in accordance within defined guidelines and meet operational level agreements
  • Implement change requests and meet project deliverables within defined guidelines
  • Achieve and understand Service Level commitments for all open systems platform
  • Position will require shift based work hours.  Including, but not limited to, weekend and after hour shifts
  • This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two day a week, Tuesday and Wednesday with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.

Job Requirements

storage, SAN, automation


Job Code: 50233804

Reach Out to a Recruiter

Recruiter Shashank
Phone +3035581211