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SAN Storage Engineer

Mechanicsburg, PA · Information Technology
Direct hire, full time job.  Seeking Senior Storage Engineer.  Pay up to $95,000 a year with full benefits but would depend on experience.  Must be US Citizen in order to attain min interim Secret clearance to start.  Location is Mechanicsburg, PA.  Will also consider relocation candidates.  Security+ required to start.  

Technical Duties and Functional Responsibilities:
  1. Storage Architecture: provide architect support and design of disk and backup storage for connection to Government resources.
    1. design solutions using SAN arrays.
    2. design SAN array solution documents.
    3. design SAN Fiber Channel switched solution documents.
    4. design NAS devices solution documents.
    5. design storage tape device solution documents.
    6. design cloud storage hardware solution documents.
    7. design enterprise backup solution documents.
    8. design enterprise journaling solution documents.
    9. Provide configuration recommendations/guidance to mission partners.
       
  2. Storage Configuration and Management Guidance: apply the following industry best practices when providing recommendations
    1. SAN array configuration and management best practices.
    2. SAN Fiber Channel switches configuration and management best practices.
    3. NAS devices configuration and management best practices.
    4. Storage tape devices configuration and management best practices.
    5. Cloud storage hardware configuration and management best practices.
    6. Enterprise backup configuration and management best practices.
    7. Enterprise journaling configuration and management best practices.
       
  3. Storage Configuration and Management: perform configuration and management of disk and backup storage for connection to Government resources.
    1. Configure and manage SAN arrays.
    2. Configure and manage SAN Fiber Channel switches.
    3. Configure and manage NAS devices.
    4. Configure and manage storage tape devices.
    5. Configure and manage cloud-based storage hardware.
    6. Configure and manage enterprise backup solutions.
    7. Configure and manage enterprise journaling solutions.
       
  4. Storage Monitoring, Reporting, and Analysis: perform monitoring, reporting, and analysis of disk and backup storage for connection to Government resources.
    1. Provide capacity planning reports on storage and backup environments, identifying total storage, percent used, and percent free on each storage system.
    2. Monitor hardware status and open tickets for repair.
    3. Troubleshoot and resolve problems associated with and/or negatively impacting storage and backup operations.
    4. Monitor storage and backup operations and report on health status, following established Ecosystem process.
    5. Perform analysis of allocated capacity and the association to servers and applications.
    6. Create documentation for new processes and procedures the contractor implements.
    7. Maintain current documentation associated with storage processes/procedures.
       
  5. Storage Tuning: tune disk and backup storage for connection to Government resources.
    1. Use DISA Enterprise Standard Monitoring Tools monitoring tools to detect errors and performance issues and recommend corrective actions.
    2. Evaluate Operation Systems, Databases, and applications and provide tuning guidance to maximize storage and backup performance.
 
Job Requirements, Skills, and Certs:
  1. Must have either Interim Secret or Secret based on SSBI/T5 Investigation for IT-1 Level Access and;
  2. Possess an 8570 CompTIA Security + certification or higher to start work and to start Clearance process paperwork if you don't have a clearance already.
  3. Education and years of experience:
    1. Bachelors degree in Science, Engineer, Math, or Technology and 10 years of experience in an Information Technology environment and 5 years of experience installing/maintaining a Storage or Backup environment, utilization of required software, tools and utilities, implementation and testing of related software
                  OR
    2. Associates degree in Science, Engineer, Math, or Technology and 13 years of experience in an Information Technology environment and 5 years of experience installing/maintaining a Storage or Backup environment, utilization of required software, tools and utilities, implementation and testing of related software
                  OR
    3. 15 years of experience in an Information Technology environment and 5 years of experience installing/maintaining a Storage or Backup environment, utilization of required software, tools and utilities, implementation and testing of related software
       
Additional Information about Position and Company
  • Salary: up to $95,000 based on experience
  • Job location:  Mechanicsburg, PA
  • Company benefits:
    • Medical/dental/vision insurance
    • 3 weeks PTO
    • 10 paid Federal Holidays
    • 401(k) plan with company match
    • Long-  and short-term Disability coverage
    • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
    • Hiring Referral Bonus
    • Reimbursement for approved technical training/exams
 
 

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