Randstad Storage and SAN Administrator in Norristown, Pennsylvania

Storage and SAN Administrator

job details:

  • location:Norristown, PA

  • salary:$45 - $55 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, January 7, 2019

  • job type:Contract

  • industry:Mining

  • reference:663462

job description

Storage and SAN Administrator

job summary:

We have a need for a SAN/Storage contractor on the IT Infrastructure Coordination/Enterprise Storage team. This individual should be highly skilled in Brocade SAN technology and architecture and have an understanding of interoperability with Unix and Windows servers, Oracle and SQL-Server databases, and IBM storage (DS88xx & V7000). Experience with a major SAN core refresh project is highly desirable and preferred.

The Storage and SAN Administrator manages the enterprise storage systems and Storage Area Network (SAN) that supports the various environments in the Data Centers. The position participates in the planning, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, management and support of the Client's enterprise storage, SAN, and enterprise backup systems.

The Storage and SAN Administrator applies expert knowledge in the management and administration of the Enterprise Storage systems and the SAN in the Data Centers consistent with the departmental and divisional standards, procedures, and policies.

  • Participate in the creation of an enterprise storage strategy consistent with the Client's information technology and security goals.

  • Initiate and drive storage strategies, architecture discussions, and preventative maintenance plans

  • Install, configure, and zone Fiber Channel switches - Brocade DCX experience preferred.

  • Monitor system performance and resource utilization, as well as responding to alerts.

  • Provide technical analysis and/or assistance in troubleshooting issues and identifying causes.

  • As required, work with vendors and/or consulting parties to ensure optimal setup and configuration of storage environments and that appropriate support expectations are in place.

  • Create and maintain storage-related operational policies and procedures.

  • Comply with the approved standards, policies, and procedures within the culture of compliance that has been established.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent customer focus and awareness of the customer in a service organization.

  • Ability to multi-task, handling a number of complex jobs simultaneously through to successful conclusion.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.

Preferred

  • Experience administering enterprise storage systems - NetApp CDoT and IBM (FAStT, v7000) preferred.

  • Experience implementing and managing NetApp software such as Snap Manager for Oracle, Snap Manager for SQL, Snap Mirror, and the Operations Manager utility.

  • Experience managing a Storage Area Network (SAN) - IBM and Brocade preferred.

  • Experience with Fiber Channel Switches. Brocade preferred, or similar.

  • Able to assist in the design, installation and maintenance of a storage virtualization architecture, SAN as well as NAS.

  • Backup Architecture Experience, at the Expert level. TSM preferred, or similar.

  • Understanding of Database Architecture. Oracle, SQL Server preferred.

  • Understanding of one or more of the following Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows.

  • Solid programming skills, such as Perl, Shell Scripting, and/or C.

  • Prior experience implementing and managing large enterprise storage systems.

location: Norristown, Pennsylvania

job type: Contract

salary: $45 - 55 per hour

work hours: 8am to 5pm

education: Bachelors

responsibilities:

We have a need for a SAN/Storage contractor on the IT Infrastructure Coordination/Enterprise Storage team. This individual should be highly skilled in Brocade SAN technology and architecture and have an understanding of interoperability with Unix and Windows servers, Oracle and SQL-Server databases, and IBM storage (DS88xx & V7000). Experience with a major SAN core refresh project is highly desirable and preferred.

The Storage and SAN Administrator manages the enterprise storage systems and Storage Area Network (SAN) that supports the various environments in the Data Centers. The position participates in the planning, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, management and support of the Client's enterprise storage, SAN, and enterprise backup systems.

The Storage and SAN Administrator applies expert knowledge in the management and administration of the Enterprise Storage systems and the SAN in the Data Centers consistent with the departmental and divisional standards, procedures, and policies.

  • Participate in the creation of an enterprise storage strategy consistent with the Client's information technology and security goals.

  • Initiate and drive storage strategies, architecture discussions, and preventative maintenance plans

  • Install, configure, and zone Fiber Channel switches - Brocade DCX experience preferred.

  • Monitor system performance and resource utilization, as well as responding to alerts.

  • Provide technical analysis and/or assistance in troubleshooting issues and identifying causes.

  • As required, work with vendors and/or consulting parties to ensure optimal setup and configuration of storage environments and that appropriate support expectations are in place.

  • Create and maintain storage-related operational policies and procedures.

  • Comply with the approved standards, policies, and procedures within the culture of compliance that has been established.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent customer focus and awareness of the customer in a service organization.

  • Ability to multi-task, handling a number of complex jobs simultaneously through to successful conclusion.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.

Preferred

  • Experience administering enterprise storage systems - NetApp CDoT and IBM (FAStT, v7000) preferred.

  • Experience implementing and managing NetApp software such as Snap Manager for Oracle, Snap Manager for SQL, Snap Mirror, and the Operations Manager utility.

  • Experience managing a Storage Area Network (SAN) - IBM and Brocade preferred.

  • Experience with Fiber Channel Switches. Brocade preferred, or similar.

  • Able to assist in the design, installation and maintenance of a storage virtualization architecture, SAN as well as NAS.

  • Backup Architecture Experience, at the Expert level. TSM preferred, or similar.

  • Understanding of Database Architecture. Oracle, SQL Server preferred.

  • Understanding of one or more of the following Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows.

  • Solid programming skills, such as Perl, Shell Scripting, and/or C.

  • Prior experience implementing and managing large enterprise storage systems.

qualifications:

We have a need for a SAN/Storage contractor on the IT Infrastructure Coordination/Enterprise Storage team. This individual should be highly skilled in Brocade SAN technology and architecture and have an understanding of interoperability with Unix and Windows servers, Oracle and SQL-Server databases, and IBM storage (DS88xx & V7000). Experience with a major SAN core refresh project is highly desirable and preferred.

The Storage and SAN Administrator manages the enterprise storage systems and Storage Area Network (SAN) that supports the various environments in the Data Centers. The position participates in the planning, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, management and support of the Client's enterprise storage, SAN, and enterprise backup systems.

The Storage and SAN Administrator applies expert knowledge in the management and administration of the Enterprise Storage systems and the SAN in the Data Centers consistent with the departmental and divisional standards, procedures, and policies.

  • Participate in the creation of an enterprise storage strategy consistent with the Client's information technology and security goals.

  • Initiate and drive storage strategies, architecture discussions, and preventative maintenance plans

  • Install, configure, and zone Fiber Channel switches - Brocade DCX experience preferred.

  • Monitor system performance and resource utilization, as well as responding to alerts.

  • Provide technical analysis and/or assistance in troubleshooting issues and identifying causes.

  • As required, work with vendors and/or consulting parties to ensure optimal setup and configuration of storage environments and that appropriate support expectations are in place.

  • Create and maintain storage-related operational policies and procedures.

  • Comply with the approved standards, policies, and procedures within the culture of compliance that has been established.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent customer focus and awareness of the customer in a service organization.

  • Ability to multi-task, handling a number of complex jobs simultaneously through to successful conclusion.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.

Preferred

  • Experience administering enterprise storage systems - NetApp CDoT and IBM (FAStT, v7000) preferred.

  • Experience implementing and managing NetApp software such as Snap Manager for Oracle, Snap Manager for SQL, Snap Mirror, and the Operations Manager utility.

  • Experience managing a Storage Area Network (SAN) - IBM and Brocade preferred.

  • Experience with Fiber Channel Switches. Brocade preferred, or similar.

  • Able to assist in the design, installation and maintenance of a storage virtualization architecture, SAN as well as NAS.

  • Backup Architecture Experience, at the Expert level. TSM preferred, or similar.

  • Understanding of Database Architecture. Oracle, SQL Server preferred.

  • Understanding of one or more of the following Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows.

  • Solid programming skills, such as Perl, Shell Scripting, and/or C.

  • Prior experience implementing and managing large enterprise storage systems.

skills: We have a need for a SAN/Storage contractor on the IT Infrastructure Coordination/Enterprise Storage team. This individual should be highly skilled in Brocade SAN technology and architecture and have an understanding of interoperability with Unix and Windows servers, Oracle and SQL-Server databases, and IBM storage (DS88xx & V7000). Experience with a major SAN core refresh project is highly desirable and preferred.

The Storage and SAN Administrator manages the enterprise storage systems and Storage Area Network (SAN) that supports the various environments in the Data Centers. The position participates in the planning, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, management and support of the Client's enterprise storage, SAN, and enterprise backup systems.

The Storage and SAN Administrator applies expert knowledge in the management and administration of the Enterprise Storage systems and the SAN in the Data Centers consistent with the departmental and divisional standards, procedures, and policies.

  • Participate in the creation of an enterprise storage strategy consistent with the Client's information technology and security goals.

  • Initiate and drive storage strategies, architecture discussions, and preventative maintenance plans

  • Install, configure, and zone Fiber Channel switches - Brocade DCX experience preferred.

  • Monitor system performance and resource utilization, as well as responding to alerts.

  • Provide technical analysis and/or assistance in troubleshooting issues and identifying causes.

  • As required, work with vendors and/or consulting parties to ensure optimal setup and configuration of storage environments and that appropriate support expectations are in place.

  • Create and maintain storage-related operational policies and procedures.

  • Comply with the approved standards, policies, and procedures within the culture of compliance that has been established.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills.

  • Excellent customer focus and awareness of the customer in a service organization.

  • Ability to multi-task, handling a number of complex jobs simultaneously through to successful conclusion.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under tight deadlines.

Preferred

  • Experience administering enterprise storage systems - NetApp CDoT and IBM (FAStT, v7000) preferred.

  • Experience implementing and managing NetApp software such as Snap Manager for Oracle, Snap Manager for SQL, Snap Mirror, and the Operations Manager utility.

  • Experience managing a Storage Area Network (SAN) - IBM and Brocade preferred.

  • Experience with Fiber Channel Switches. Brocade preferred, or similar.

  • Able to assist in the design, installation and maintenance of a storage virtualization architecture, SAN as well as NAS.

  • Backup Architecture Experience, at the Expert level. TSM preferred, or similar.

  • Understanding of Database Architecture. Oracle, SQL Server preferred.

  • Understanding of one or more of the following Operating Systems: UNIX, Linux, Windows.

  • Solid programming skills, such as Perl, Shell Scripting, and/or C.

  • Prior experience implementing and managing large enterprise storage systems.

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