Storage Engineer (TS/SCI FS Poly) - [081918 - 172]

Simmetry Solutions Inc. - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)


Job Description

Position requires US Citizenship. This position requires an active TS/SCI FS Poly. Please do not apply if you do not meet these requirements.

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What we do:

Simmetry Solutions focuses on product development & software consulting in the areas of: Cloud Computing, Simulation and Visualization, and Communications. Simmetry is committed to our Core Values of: Innovation, Quality, and Integrity.

See more about Simmetry at: http://www.simmetrysolutions.com

Position Description

The Storage Area Network (SAN) engineer is responsible for maintaining and administering all aspects of the Storage Area Network with the customer’s datacenter. The candidate will be providing data storage and archiving services in 24x7x365 operational environment. Candidate will be working in a SAN environment accomplishing the following tasking:

  • Develop and recommend storage and virtual solutions, improvements, standards and internal processes to efficiently and cost effectively meet the technology needs of our internal users.
  • Provide top level technical support for all internal technology users of storage and virtual solutions and related infrastructure.
  • Propose technical changes based upon storage and virtual solutions performance and capacity data to ensure cost effective continued fulfillment of internal technology users' needs.
  • Review technical details of outages to services provided by virtual and storage solutions to establish potential impact and future risk to availability of services and recommend course of action to minimize risk of future service outages
  • Evaluate planned technical changes in other MIS areas to solutions which interact with storage and virtual solutions and recommend any necessary actions to ensure continued functionality of storage and virtual solutions for our internal technology users. SAN operational support (Monitoring/Performance)
  • Allocate/de-allocate SAN LUNs
  • Create SAN health reports using NetApp OnCommand Insight (OCI)
  • Install/update firmware and security patching
  • Submit tickets to vendor to troubleshoot problems
  • Provide backup and disaster recovery storage support

Requirements:

  • Strong working knowledge in basic storage fundamentals with an understanding of major networking concepts
  • Strong working knowledge of many of various vendor storage array technologies in SAN including: Brocade, CISCO, Hitachi, IBM, and NetApp
  • Working knowledge of many of various vendor storage management applications such as NetApp NOM and OCI
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be willing to work outside of normal business hours to complete implementations and resolve issues

Desired Certifications:

Desirable in one or more of the following: NetApp storage devices , LAN/WAN components, EMC, Hitachi, Encryption, Firewalls, VPN, backup services, OS/Software/Servers, Solaris, Linux, Red Hat, virtualization technologies, networking, Microsoft Office Suite

Education

Candidate must have one of the following:

  • 12 Years of job related experience and High School/GED diploma
  • 10 Years of job related experience and Associate degree
  • 8 Years of job related experience and Bachelor’s degree
  • 6 Years of job related experience and Master’s degree
  • 4 Years of job related experience and Doctorate

Desired Skills:

  • Working knowledge of basic virtualization technologies and implementation
  • Working knowledge of data protection service and support tools/applications such as Symantec NetbackUp

Benefits:

Excellent Salary

401k + Company Match (Immediate Vesting)

Health/Dental/Vision Benefits (100% company paid)

LTD/STD/LIfe Insurance (100% company paid)

10 Paid Holidays

Paid Vacation

Paid Sick Leave

Position require US Citizenship. This position requires an active TS/SCI FS Poly. Please do not apply if you do not meet these requirements.

See all our positions at: https://www.indeedjobs.com/simmetry-solutions/_hl/en_US

Job Type: Full-time

License:

  • TS/SCI FS Poly (Required)