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Senior Storage Systems Engineer
Ref No.: 18-12858
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
Princeton Information is seeking a Senior Storage Systems Engineer for a consulting opportunity.

Responsibilities:
  • Engineer and manage the installation, configuration, and tuning of Windows and Storage platforms
  • Engage in technology roadmap development
  • Build a risk model to identify key performance risks and manage/mitigate effectively
  • Provide analysis of Windows and Storage environments, both physical and virtual, and perform necessary actions to avoid deficiencies and interruptions of service
  • Manage external vendors/outsourcing partners as appropriate to enhance the team's execution capabilities
  • Participate in the budgeting process and manage projects to tight financial goals
  • Develop and maintain financial investment guidance models for performance specific investments to ensure effective use of capital
  • Engage with the EA function to ensure that designs are in line with the needs of current and future platform requirements
  • Manage and provide current platform usage statistics and provide future project growth estimates
  • Lead efforts towards storage consolidation and cleanup
  • Develop and maintain platform life cycle management methodology
  • Create, implement, and oversee policies and procedures to ensure consistent provisioning, uptime, regulatory compliance, and data protection
  • Serve as the technical lead for resolving complex incidents and problems related to Windows and Storage systems
  • Respond to major incidents, SWAT calls, and other conference calls in support of IT business processes
  • Configure and maintain data replication, mirrors, and snapshots between primary and offsite locations for high availability and D/R purposes
  • Develop backup and recovery procedures and participate in recovery testing and D/R exercises
Qualifications:
  • Technical expertise in Windows systems management – Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • Experience engineering and managing fiber channel SAN environments
  • Experience engineering and managing IP-based storage delivery – NFS and SMB
  • Expert technical expertise in Storage systems management – NetApp
  • Automation experience leveraging tools such as Puppet, Ansible, Salt, or SCCM
  • Professional scripting experience with languages such as PowerShell, Python, and BASH
  • Bachelor's degree in Technology or equivalent experience
  • Strong technical, leadership, communication, and financial skills
  • Vendor certifications from Microsoft, VMware, Red Hat, and NetApp are a plus
Preferred:
  • Experience working with public cloud providers
  • Experience supporting virtualization (VMware & Hyper-V) environments
  • Experience with Linux servers
  • Experience working with and troubleshooting network configurations utilizing multiple VLANs