Job #: 2710
Title: Storage Manager
This is an exciting role and the candidate’s primary role will be to liaison between the Infrastructure team, and our managed storage provider, managing all aspects of the various storage platform life cycles from procurement, to build, to configuration, thru to the system’s retirement. This candidate will manage all these aspects of the life cycle
The candidate must be a team player, highly articulate, and be able to work well within a major financial institution within a dynamic operational environment. Solid technical, communication and interpersonal skills are important.
Services managed by the team:
Primary Block Tier
Data Protection Tier
Role / Principal Accountabilities
This role will participate in a team that manages the relationship between and its Primary storage partners.
Maintain the highest level of expertise in designated products and components of the Storage Platform
Provide troubleshooting support and advanced analysis of requests within the Storage Platform
Implement engineered solutions to improve efficiency and stability of the Storage Platform
Creating and updating environment documentation / change management
Automate systems, processes, and continuously search for ways to improve stability and speed.
Skills & Experience Required:
7+ years of experience in a mid-to-large environment and/or 3-5 years of Virtualization/VMWare experience including host build and guest deployment/management
Demonstrate enterprise skills in technologies
Block Storage Sub Systems
NAS Storage Subsystems
Data Protection Platforms
Archive tier platforms
Experience with managed service engagements
Experience working with enterprise level network & storage technology (FC SAN, 10Gb, etc.)
Take active role in system architecture to help development team optimize for systems constraints
Ability to quickly pick up new knowledge of specific applications within the environment
Strong attention to details with the ability to troubleshoot issues and provide resolution
Demonstrates constant considerations of risks and impacts especially with regards to changes such as security patching (i.e., change management.)
Solid scripting ability (PowerShell, VBScript plus WMI extensions)
Project management, organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple concurrent projects
Strong written and verbal communication skills are a must.