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Storage Engineer
Ref No.: 18-39115
Location: Newark, California
Start Date: 07/12/2018

Storage Engineer


This position will be responsible for leading the design, implementation, and administration of Stanford Health Care's storage infrastructure and assisting other team members with managing the virtualized Windows/Linux infrastructure. This person will be a key, technical resource for the Stanford storage team including architecting new environments, troubleshooting persistent problems, defining and implementing improvements, monitoring, and cross-training. This position is required to provide weekend and after-hours on-call support as needed.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Architect, plan, design and engineer storage solutions (predominantly EMC) Storage includes backup, replication and archiving technologies
  • Participate in the development of high availability and Disaster Recovery application architecture for applications in coordination with application and data base experts
  • Provision storage based on standardized procedures as outlined by best practices (manufacturer, industry)
  • Actively contribute to the configuration, layout and performance tuning of storage infrastructure
  • Assist management with planning by providing performance and capacity metrics
  • Monitor system logs and activity on all servers and devices
  • Transfer knowledge to implementation and operations staff
  • May lead or guide the work of other staff engaged in similar functions
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly meetings
  • Participate in rotating 24x7 "on call support coverage for data center related issues
  • Work in conjunction with Systems Administrators in establishing data security access right
Skills/ Requirements:
  • 8-10 years of related experience in Storage Administration
  • Advanced Knowledge of Isilon (Strong Skills are required.)
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC VPLEX
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC Replication Technologies
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC XtremIO & Unity line of storage arrays
  • Establish plans (tools, techniques & practices) to monitor and manage storage systems
  • Define practices to ensure efficient use of storage technologies
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP stacks and their functionality
  • Advanced knowledge and troubleshooting of Windows Server 2003/2008/2012
  • Advanced knowledge and troubleshooting of vCenter technology and SRM implementation.
  • Knowledge and troubleshooting and design of VMware data center environment
  • Knowledge on VMware (Certified Professional), Windows, Linux and DataDomain is a strong plus
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • Effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information
  • Certifications or an interest in pursuing certification is a plus.