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Sr Storage Engineer with some Backup exp
Ref No.: 18-52153
Location: Lake Forest, Illinois
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 07/24/2018
  1. Sr Storage Engineer with some Backup exp
Lake Forest, IL
Contract/ PERM

Primary Skills
  • 8-10 years of Strong experience in managing Windows server environment
  • Good communication Skills
  • Rotating on call contact 24/7 for all system wide issues involving infrastructure and storage environment.
  • Experience with NetApp storage systems ad DFM for management
  • Storage performance analytics with SAN & NAS
  • Liaison between Operation and internal departments responsible for maintaining system specific applications and databases while providing SAN and NAS storage.
  • Work with Application Engineers and Operational staff to allocate storage as necessary.
  • Report storage utilization and consumption including historical trending.
  • Maintaining storage hardware and software, including storage subsystems.
  • Ensuring data stored on enterprise storage subsystems is adequately protected from media, hardware or facility failure.
  • Managing the backup and recovery of data on storage subsystems using various backup and replication technologies
  • Ensure highest levels of data confidentiality, integrity and availability.
  • Responsible for ensuring reliability of storage environment.
  • Responsible for ensuring integrity of replicated data.
  • Responsible for DR mirror site storage replication using native NetApp features
  • Ensure the reliability, availability and performance of storage network systems.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management.
  • Experience setting up NetApp filers running Cluster Mode
  • Proven experience managing a storage environment in a lights out data centre operation.
  • Experience with NetApp OnCommand strongly desired Previous experience with Storage Resource Management (SRM) tools, Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM) tools, Data Lifecycle Management is a plus.
  • Proven experience with Cisco SAN Switching environments Experience administering enterprise & mid-tier storage subsystems and understanding of concepts such as RAID configurations and remote storage replication.
  • Solid understanding of storage networking fundamentals, concepts, and components, including storage subsystems, SCSI, Fibre Channel, switches, iSCSI, HBAs, virtualization, zoning, LUN masking, LVM, etc.
  • NetApp skills - aggregate/volume/qtree provisioning, NFS/CIFS exports, snapmirror, DFM, NetApp OnCommand, snapshots, quotas, SAN LUN provisioning, vfilers

Secondary Skills
  • Install and troubleshoot Remote Backup Agent on all the required servers
  • Identify & troubleshoot Hung, long running, long queued and slow backups
  • Perform Tape Assessment, Tape Ejects & Loads
  • Perform data restoration from backup
  • Perform Media management and process tapes for off-site storage by coordinating with Vendors
  • Install, Configure, maintain and troubleshoot Commserv, Media agent and Client software

  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator, ONTAP