Storage Administrator

JOB ID : 55
Title : Storage Administrator
Job Type : Full-time
Job Status : Sourcing
Location : Aurora IL
Duration : FULL TIME
Job Description : The Storage Administrator will implement, maintain, and engineer storage systems, software, and data integration solutions to business technical problems through the use of COTS hardware and software in a research environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

*Participate in all phases of storage engineering, including design, analysis, and modeling at a highly technical level; analyze complex computer system requirements to provide integration -and implementation support.

*Analyze, design, test, document, and implement storage solutions for continuous data availability, integrity, storage and protection.

*Allocate storage to Windows/Linux servers using EMC tools.

*Manage/implement advanced SAN storage provisioning/tuning.

*Oversee and implement storage system upgrade and optimization strategies.

*Ensure thorough implementation of security procedures through physical measures, operating system, and industry security standards.

*Develop, maintain, and manage standard operating procedures and configurations of the SAN/NAS environments.

*Provide reports on storage utilization and uptime of the storage arrays and servers attached to SAN.

*Conduct capacity planning reviews.

*Develop strategies to manage the frequency of appropriate support package/patch application.

*Provide technical solutions and escalated support for non-routine, highly complex technical issues.

*Coordinate activities with other technical personnel as appropriate

*Interact with vendors, other agencies, and others on behalf of the client.

*Design and implement comprehensive storage backup solution, addressing snapshot, tape archival, and redundancy or replication as part of organizational COOP/DR strategy including the use of VMWare, Symantec, NetApp, EMC/Isilon hardware and software.

Qualifications : Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

*Unix and Windows operating systems

*Experience with Symantec Backup Exec.

*Security+ required as well as an applicable computing environment certification such as MCTS in Windows Server 2008 concentration or Symantec Certification within 6 months of hire.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

*Must have advanced working knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database (MSWord, Excel, Access, PowerPoint), and Outlook

*Strong technical knowledge of current network hardware, protocols and standards and strong technical knowledge of telecommunications, networks and PC operating systems
75 Executive Dr,
Suit # 349, Aurora,IL-60504
Phone: 630-225-0086 Fax: 630-995-3643
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