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Storage Systems Administrator

  • Abel Personnel
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • May 23, 2024
Information Technology

Job Description

Job Description

Job Description

Storage Systems Administrator

Responsibilities & Qualifications

RESPONSIBILITIES

Responsible for effective provisioning, operation, installation/configuration and maintenance of systems hardware/software/related infrastructure. Provide technical support, guidance and hands-on delivery in the planning, implementation and ongoing operations. The Systems Engineer shall participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. Ensure that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values and regulatory requirements. The Systems Engineer shall document specifications, project plans, configurations, test plans and results. Depicts complex ideas, issues and designs to varied audiences; communicates project objectives, scope and status to project teams.Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide administrative and technical support for current and future storage technologies used by DLA.
  • Create, test, implement, and remove backup policies as required for various DLA systems including, but not limited to Windows, UNIX, and Linux operating systems.
  • Install, configure, and remove physical and virtual appliances and servers used for DLA backup operations.
  • Perform file and system level restoration using provided backup tools as required.
  • Utilize Service Now to document restore requests
  • Provide expert knowledge on IT storage vendors in use by DLA: Hitachi, NetApp, Dell EMC, Dell, HPE, Brocade, and Cloud agnostic 3rd party technologies such as Azure Storage and AWS Storage.
  • Provide expert knowledge in DLA’s current storage monitoring solutions including, but not limited to Brocade Network Advisor, Brocade SANnav, NetApp OnCommand Unified Manager, NetApp IQ, NetApp OnCommand Insight, EMC Unisphere Central, HP 3PAR Management Server, and Hitachi Command Suite.
  • Daily operations for storage administration include:
  1. Storage Array administration
  2. LUN / Volume administration
  3. Fiber switch administration
  4. Storage File Sharing
  5. Security Implementation
  6. Data Migrations
  7. Pilot Projects / Proof of Concept
  8. Cloud Tier support and administration
  9. Other duties as assigned

Provide on-call Support to DLA Enterprise Storage mission 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365/366 days per year, including weekends and holidays is required as part of a weekly rotating schedule. This support includes low and high side environments. In addition, this support requires the Contractor to respond to after hour call-back support within 2-hours of notification. The Contractors shall follow DoD/DLA, Information Operations policies and processes for information assurance.

Other duties and responsibilities as detailed in performance work statement.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five (5) years of overall professional experience in the engineering field.
  • Two (2) years hands-on experience with enterprise SAN (Storage Area Network) management to include capabilities and technologies such as: Fiber Channel zoning, FCoE (Fiber Channel over Ethernet) unified fabric, HBA/CNA (Host Bus Adapter/Converged Network Adapter), storage controllers, and LUN (Logical Unit Number), RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks), and file sharing / NAS (Network Addressable Storage).
  • Five (5) years hands-on experience with enterprise hierarchical storage system management; operation of enterprise backup/restore services, using software such as Veritas NetBackup.
  • Two (2) years hands-on experience with Azure Recovery Services (ARS).
  • Must have at least five (5) years of experience working with DLA IT systems
  • Security/Certification Requirements:
      • Sensitivity Level: IT-I
      • Clearance: SECRET
      • IA Level: IAT-II (CCNA-Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP)
      • Computing Environment (any of): Dell EMC Information Storage and Management (DECA-ISM),
        Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional – Storage Administration, NetApp Certified Data
        Administrator (NCDA), SNIA Storage Networking Certification Program (SNCP), Veritas
        Certified Specialist (VCS), NetBackup Administrator

Overview

We are seeking a Storage Systems Administrator to join our team supporting the Defense Logistics Agency in Columbus, OH.

 

This position directly supports the activities required for storage and backup hardware and software administration on the required DLA Enterprise infrastructure. This position is responsible for the security and system administration of various storage and backup platforms. System administration will be in support of the DLA Storage and backup infrastructure. Storage and backup infrastructure refers to all DLA Non-Secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNET) and Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNET) networks supporting storage and backup related operations. This position also provides support to DLA Disaster Recovery (DR) and Continuance of Operation Plans (COOP) on mission critical systems. This includes traveling offsite for DR/COOP exercises, and support for a true disaster scenario.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

 

Additional Job Information

WORK ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Location: Columbus, OH
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Low
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: less than 25%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

WORK AUTHORIZATION/SECURITY CLEARANCE

US Citizenship required

Secret Clearance required

 

OTHER DUTIES

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Abel Personnel does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

Company Description
Abel Personnel, a family-owned company since 1969, is one of the oldest staffing firms in Central Pennsylvania. With locations in Lemoyne and Harrisburg, the firm provides a comprehensive range of flexible staffing, placement, and recruitment services across a wide variety of industries and job markets. Personal attention to both our clients and candidates helps us achieve the best matching of people with positions.
In addition to the position above, our clients are seeking to fill many positions including clerical, administrative, accounting, human resources, sales, substitute teaching, nurses, and more!

Abel Personnel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training, and all other conditions of employment.

Company Description

Abel Personnel, a family-owned company since 1969, is one of the oldest staffing firms in Central Pennsylvania. With locations in Lemoyne and Harrisburg, the firm provides a comprehensive range of flexible staffing, placement, and recruitment services across a wide variety of industries and job markets. Personal attention to both our clients and candidates helps us achieve the best matching of people with positions.\r\nIn addition to the position above, our clients are seeking to fill many positions including clerical, administrative, accounting, human resources, sales, substitute teaching, nurses, and more!\r\n\r\nAbel Personnel, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training, and all other conditions of employment.