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Storage Systems Engineer
Posted on 11/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Bethesda, MD, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Linux/Unix
Management
Operating Systems
Powershell
Requirements
  • Requires a bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant experience, additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Experience supervising others
  • Extensive experience administering enterprise-level data storage systems (Dell Storage Center, Dell Compellent, NetApp, and Data Domain preferred) with a demonstrated understanding of the following services and technologies
  • SAN administration including provisioning of LUNs, managing fibre channel zoning, and mapping storage to servers
  • NAS administration including NFS and SMB file sharing
  • Integration with VMWare ESX Server
  • Data migration strategies
  • Snapshots
  • Volume replication
  • Managing file and share permissions in an Active Directory environment
  • Storage monitoring and performance tuning
  • Understanding of Cloud storage management
  • Extensive experience managing and administering Veritas Rubrik
  • Experience with scripting technologies such as PowerShell
  • Working knowledge of Unix or Linux based operating systems
  • Working knowledge of Distributed File System (DFS)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to mentor junior team members
  • Ability to complete complex projects with minimal direction
  • Experience working independently to support a 24/7/365 customer environment
  • Experience contributing to deliverables and meeting performance metrics
  • Experience coordinating with senior management and customers
  • Candidate must, at a minimum, meet DoD 8570.11- IAT Level II certification requirements (currently Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, or SSCP along with an appropriate computing environment (CE) certification)
Responsibilities
  • Install, configure, and administer enterprise storage systems from multiple vendors to include, but not limited to, Dell EMC and Quantum
  • Install, configure, and administer Rubrik server and client software. Schedule and monitor backup policies. Generate backup status reports as required
  • Administer Cisco Brocade fibre channel switch fabrics. Configure single initiator zone sets and monitor switch utilization and performance
  • Create and secure SMB file shares
  • Coordinate with server administrators to create, secure, and mount NFS exports
  • Develop and implement Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations plans in accordance with customer requirements
  • Install, configure, maintain, and administer Linux and Windows servers in support of storage operations such as Rubrik, Media, DSM and Master servers
  • Build capacity management dashboards that improve visibility into enterprise storage use, health, resilience, and provide ongoing resources for planning for enterprise infrastructure lifecycle replacement
  • Configure Rubrik policies. Troubleshoot and resolve backup job failures
  • Coordinate with vCenter administrators to provision Storage Area Network (SAN) resources to VMWare ESX cluster datastores as required
  • Configure and manage volume snapshots. Assist customers with point-in-time file restores
  • Schedule and monitor volume replication for disaster recovery
  • Monitor health and availability of infrastructure applications and systems
  • Work with vendors to troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software failures
  • Coordinate with Change Management to deconflict and schedule hardware maintenance activities, system and firmware updates, and other configuration changes
  • Execute system changes during scheduled maintenance windows
  • Monitor and evaluate system performance and capacity trends
  • Resolve tier 2 and tier 3 service requests
  • Identify opportunities to automate operations. Develop automated solutions that take advantage of Dell and NetApp system APIs
  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement to support effective and efficient operations
  • Work with Cloud Storage solutions as needed for Cloud applications
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Mentor junior team members
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery and COOP storage backup and recovery within and across the data centers and the Cloud
  • Ability to analyze cloud migration approaches to support customer decision making for effective and efficient cloud migrations
  • Experience managing Distributed File System (DFS) namespaces
Leidos

10,001+ employees

Scientific & engineering systems integration service
Company Overview
Leidos’s mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. The company is a leader in systems integration and technical solutions while working closely with all branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Defense, other U.S. government civil agencies, and also customers in select markets across the globe.
Benefits
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Health Savings account
  • Income protection
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Jury duty pay
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Family Benefits
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Is having the courage to make tough ethical decisions, taking pride in our work, being transparent with our team, and being respectful of everyone.
  • Inclusion: Is fostering a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
  • Innovation: Is not limited to our engineers and scientists. It is acting as a catalyst. Being tenacious and curious to help us excel and be a part of a learning organization.
  • Agility: Is being flexible, creative, and resilient. It is our ability to think and act small while using the size and strength of our balance sheet to our advantage.
  • Collaboration: Is being team-oriented and proactively engaging to meet shared objectives. It is about building relationships and staying connected with each other.
  • Commitment: Is being accountable, taking ownership, modeling servant leadership, and operating with a sense of urgency to our customers and teams.