The Senior Enterprise Storage Administrator is responsible for all IT enterprise data storage Operations including data management, backups & disaster recovery, strategies, architectures and projects in a 7 / 24 multi-site environment.
Capable of working with minimal supervision & applies the necessary technical expertise for efficient storage system management while communicating with peers, customers and leadership.
Key Responsibilities :
Provision of strong technical expertise with enterprise level NetApp Storage environment, monitoring, networking, configuration, capacity management & performance optimization.
Maximizes storage systems utilization & performance with storage efficiency technologies, storage provisioning / re-claiming, deploying new storage systems, adding / removing disk shelves, schedule & perform CDOT / ONTAP / firmware upgrades, troubleshooting SAN / NAS / performance issues / outages, connectivity problems, and assessing storage needs.
Responsibility encompasses the technical streams of disk, tape, and associated systems management technologies. This also includes the restoration of service and identification of the root cause of any problems within the environment.
Configuration, administration of data backup, disaster recovery and replication technologies.
Provide day-to-day operational / technical support, research new technologies, develop / guide insightful strategies, performs necessary storage infrastructure maintenance & responsible for ongoing recommendations and best practices.
Provide pro-active day-to-day operational support to ensure issues are prevented where possible and resolved according to business impact and established service level agreements.
Work with the incident and problem management on root causes and proactive avoidance of future incidents.
Directs & coordinates the work assigned with global engineering services teams & possess excellent communication & problem-solving skills.
Required Skills :
Minimum 5+ years enterprise storage and backup experience.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent education.
Strong understanding of storage systems architecture and design, including administration of enterprise SAN / NAS and storage switches, NetBackup and tape library management, disaster recovery & business continuity solutions.
Strong experience with NetApp Snap management suite, backup, recovery, DR & replication technologies is a must.
Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational and time management skills.
Able to manage own workload and balance conflicting priorities.
Must be able to work & communicate with internal teams, clients & remote site resources by following best practices.
Experience with other OEM Storage systems is a added advantage.