SAN Engineer

Location: Atlanta, Ga
Date Posted: 11-12-2018
Storage Area Network Engineer specializing in Data Protection and Storage Technology.

This role within our Storage Team is responsible for developing, implementing and operating leading edge Storage Technologies and Data Protection Solutions in our Atlanta, GA office.

This role ensures that business critical data is protected and available for railroad operations, business recovery and disaster recovery. In this position you will plan, install, configure and administer processes, software and hardware that enables vital data storage, disaster recovery and data protection activities. Important functions include storage and Brocade SAN switch administration, troubleshooting, performance tuning and replication of Hitachi G-series and NetApp AFF Storage arrays. You will be interacting with platform administrators throughout the hardware lifecycle. Also, this role conducts regular testing to ensure Data Protection and Recovery procedures are current and functional, and that applications can operate at our data center facilities in normal and recovery configurations.

Other functions include maintaining documentation of storage equipment, monitoring the use of software to ensure licensing compliance, and evaluating and testing features of proposed data protection or storage software or hardware. In addition, this role assists with administration, maintenance and support of HDS Storage, NetApp Storage, and Brocade switches.  As a member of the Storage Team you will work with teammates to ensure adequate staffing of necessary skill sets during normal office hours, and rotate on call duties as needed.

Education:  4-yr College Degree preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.
Experience required
  • 5 years focused on Enterprise Hitachi storage administration using HiCommand Suite, RAIDCOM and CCI
  • 5 years performance tuning of storage arrays and FC switches
  • 3+ years Brocade SAN administration
  • 3+ years Hitachi CLI tools such as RAIDCOM and Hitachi CCI
  • 2+ years Hitachi Global Active Device experience
  • 3+ years with host OS and multi-pathing
Skills Required
  • Extensive hands-on Storage management experience with Hitachi storage arrays:  Hitachi G-series, NetApp AFF and Hitachi Compute Platform (G and S nodes).
  • Extensive hands-on experience with Hitachi CLI tools such as RAIDCOM and Hitachi CCI
  • Extensive hands-on experience in Replication technologies such as Universal Replicator, Shadow Image and Thin image
  • Extensive hands-on experience in storage task automation using Hitachi CLI, Perl and Shell scripts
  • Deep understanding of AIX/Linux/Unix OS
  • Experience with Brocade DCX 8510/6520/6505
  • Extensive experience with disk management on Windows, VMware, Linux, AIX and Solaris
  • Extensive experience with SAN and storage management tools like HiCommand suite, Tuning Manager, Replication Manager and Brocade Network Advisor.
  • Extensive experience with HDS HDP disk pooling and thin provisioning
  • Working knowledge of SQL clustering, VMWare, Hyper-V, and AIX VIO
  • Experience with multi-pathing software
  • Experience with storage array and switch migration
  • Experience with performance tuning of storage arrays and FC switches
  • TCP/IP and networking experience
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong teamwork and customer support focus
  • Ability to analyze, interpret, and simplify technical information, and clearly communicate this information to target audiences
 Nice to Have Kills
  • Experience working with server and database technical teams
  • Experience tuning storage and SAN environment
  • SAN performance management products in a virtualized storage and server environment
  • Experience with VMware clustering
  • Experience using Word, Excel, Visio, Outlook and other Microsoft Office suite products
  • Familiar with VMware clustering
  • Understanding of Sarbanes-Oxley
  • Experience managing storage in SAP environments
  • Experience with various software applications:  TSM, CommVault, or NetBackup

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