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EMC Storage Administrator
Ref No.: 18-18330
Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Start Date: 03/29/2018
Job title: EMC Storage Administrator
Duration : 6 Plus Months
Location:  Raleigh NC
Job Description: 
The candidate will be responsible for the build, configuration, administration, and troubleshooting of storage environment in multiple data centers that support Digital storage infrastructure. Must be able to show initiative and teamwork to resolve projects spanning many disciplines, teams, and data environments. Providing timely and appropriate response to requests/activities supporting product development and QA activities is most important in this role.

Required Skills:
In-depth understanding about SAN, fabrics and Host to SAN connectivity
• Must be experienced in troubleshooting of complex multi-vendor and geographically separated storage environments.
• Technical product experience in the following:
- Brocade, Cisco, CISCO UCS and McData Fabric switches
Sun/Oracle and EMC storage
• Must have Expert knowledge of basic RAID, storage tiering, storage architecture concepts, storage virtualization, local and datacenter replication practices, and storage best practices
• Must have experience in architecting, administrating, and troubleshooting Brocade Fabrics: zoning, aliasing, QoS, FC routing, and virtual fabrics. (FC to Ethernet bridging experience a plus)
• Must have experience in architecting, administration, configuration, and performance troubleshooting of EMC storage solutions primarily, additional storage vendor experience is a plus
  • Ability to participate in execution of firmware upgrade
• Experience with planning and implementing storage migrations for datacenter moves
• Understanding of the fiber channel protocols and storage networking, experience with long distance SAN networking a plus..
• Expert understanding of how server behaviors and IO load patterns affect storage (LUN queuing, multipathing, application IO size, etc. ).
• High level of knowledge regarding setup, configuration, and administration with Symmetrix VMAX, VNX, EMC Atmos and Isilon.
• *Basic Unix , Windows and VMWare administration understanding and skills, (VI, file manipulation, regedit, AD, UNIX and Windows based file permissions).
• Good understanding of networking required: DNS, net masks, IP routing, NIS, AD
• Experience with storage design and configuration in VMware, Xen, Oracle, SAS, ETL, SQL, and Oracle RAC environments
• Must be thoroughly proficient in the following protocols/technologies:
• *FC, SCSI, ISCSI, NFS, CIFS, SAS, FCoE and FCIP, fiber channel trunking.
  • Good communications, customer service & documentation skills, oral and written.
  • Ability to create, modify & delete storage luns or volumes, and perform lun security.
  • Ability to create, modify and delete zones and perform SAN switch configuration.
  • Good Knowledge on Shell or Perl Scripting for monitoring or automating storage tasks.
  • Experience in working with storage vendors to resolve complex technical problems.
  • Experience in performing Root cause analysis on Storage and Fabric Arrays.
  • Experienced in using Storage Management Tools., ECC and UIM.
  • Understanding of local or remote replication with more technologies - BCV, SRDF, snap mirror, Mirror View & Snap View, EMC recoverpoint.
  • Experience in planning and execution of firmware upgrades of storage devices
    "EMC Storage Administrator track
    Level - Specialist or Expert
  • Specialty – VNX or Symmetrix Solutions
  • Follow ITIL processes - Incident management, Problem management, Change management, Performance management, Capacity management, Configuration & availability management activities.
  • "Participate in Change & release management
  • - Plan & Implement routine, normal & complex changes
  • - Participate in CAB.
  • - Raise change requests where required "