Storage/San Architect (6 month contract) in Audubon, PA at MDI Group

Date Posted: 7/9/2019

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    Audubon, PA
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Job Description

My client headquartered in Audubon PA is an energy management company that actually sets the prices for energy. They are a not for profit so they really only have the ability to bring on a few fulltime employees, but have a large IT team where contractors typically stay for 2-4 years. They are hiring for a Storage and SAN Architect for a 6-month project. This role can pay up to 49.00 per hour depending on experience.

The Storage/SAN Administrator will manage the enterprise storage systems and Storage Area Network (SAN) that supports the various environments in the Data Centers. You will also plan, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, management and support of the Client's enterprise storage, SAN, and enterprise backup systems. This individual should be highly skilled in Brocade SAN technology and architecture and understand Unix and Windows servers, Oracle and SQL-Server databases, and IBM storage (DS88xx & V7000). Experience with a major SAN core refresh project is highly desirable and preferred.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong verbal and writing communication skills.
  • Has designed implemented and managed SAN and storage architecture
  • Has designed, implemented and managed NetApp Software and Enterprise Storage systems

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Backup Architecture Experience, at the Expert level. TSM preferred, or similar.
  • Understanding of Database Architecture. Oracle, SQL Server preferred.
  • Understanding of one or more of the following Operating Systems:  UNIX, Linux, Windows.
  • Solid programming skills, such as Perl, Shell Scripting, and/or C.
  • Prior experience implementing and managing large enterprise storage systems.
  • Work autonomously without a lot of supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

What You Will Be Doing

Tech Breakdown

  • Experience administering enterprise storage systems -  NetApp CDoT and IBM (FAStT, v7000) preferred.
  • Experience implementing and managing NetApp software such as Snap Manager for Oracle, Snap Manager for SQL, Snap Mirror, and the Operations Manager utility.
  • Experience managing a Storage Area Network (SAN) – IBM and Brocade preferred.

Daily Responsibilities

  • planning, implementation, configuration, troubleshooting, management and support of the Client's enterprise storage, SAN, and enterprise backup systems.
  • Install, configure, and zone Fiber Channel switches – Brocade DCX experience preferred.
  • Comply with the approved standards, policies, and procedures within the culture of compliance that has been established.
  • Work with vendors and/or consulting parties to ensure optimal setup and configuration of storage environments and that appropriate support expectations are in place.

The Offer

  • Competitive Pay: Up to $45/hour, DOE
  • Contract Duration: 12 – 24 Months

You will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

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