Storage Administrator

Menlo Park, CA 94025

Posted: 06/27/2018 Employment Type: Contract Industry: System Administrator Job Number: 22425

Duties may include the following:
  • Configure new storage systems (eg. logical install/configuration)
  • Storage provisioning (eg. creating volumes / shares, permissions configuration)
  • Monitor systems and respond to alerts (capacity / performance thresholds, system health, errors/alarms)
  • Respond to problem reports and troubleshoot configuration, performance, connectivity, or other issues
  • Coordinating with DC Operations for physical break/fix (eg. drive, power supply replacement)
  • Work  with vendors  on support cases and RMAs
  • Create and maintain operational documentation
  • Participate in after hours on-call  rotation for  problem alerts

Physical hardware installation is not required


Experience with the following are required:
  • 3+ years managing NAS and SAN platforms in a large enterprise
  • Configuration, monitoring,  troubleshooting for NetApp, Isilon, Pure Storage, Cisco SAN switches
  • Linux host  configuration, monitoring,  troubleshooting - related to storage connectivity (eg. NFS/SMB, FC HBAs, filesystems, etc)
  • IP network  configuration, monitoring,  troubleshooting - related to storage connectivity (eg. IPs/subnets, routing, LACP, etc)
  • Scripting experience in python, perl, and/or bash

Experience with the following are desired:
  • Object storage such as Swift, ECS, Cleversafe, etc
  • Software defined storage such as ceph, gluster, GPFS, ScaleIO, etc
  • Automation with  chef, puppet, or ansible


High school diploma or equivalent required

Vendor certifications are not required
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