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Sr Storage Administrator
Ref No.: 18-17125
Location: Chesterfield, Chesterville, Virginia
Position Description
Work hours: 8 hours between 7:00 AM ET to 4:00 PM ET with rotational on-call support.
Location: On-site - Chesterfield, VA
Travel expenses: Reimbursement for business travel
Duration: 1 Year
Contract to Hire: Yes - based upon performance
Background: Additional backgrounds screens with the State will be required; details pending (likely fingerprinting)

Job Description:
Principal Responsibilities:
Design and Implementation of EMC based Storage Systems and Brocade/CISCO SAN Fabric Switches based on client requirements
Demonstrate a high degree of creativity in performing tasks by identifying, proposing and implementing streamlining activities to reshape technology and processes
Migration of Storage Systems from Older to Newer Generation based systems
Handle the responsibilities of being a Technical Interface for Specific Clients
On-going Administration of EMC SAN Storage Environments
Perform Troubleshooting of Problems / Errors in SAN Storage Systems
Installation and Configuration of new Storage Systems and Environments
Conduct Periodic Performance Analysis and fine tune the Overall Performance
Plan and Implement Critical Projects in the Storage SAN Technical environment
Execute Incident management, Change Management and Problem management in line with ITIL Standards
Track Storage Systems’ Capacity and Propose Appropriate Measures proactively
Act as a Technical Lead and work with other Technical Team Members within the Storage team
Demonstrate a high degree of creativity in performing tasks by identifying, proposing and implementing streamlining activities to reshape processes.
Work with other cross-functional teams to provide seamless Service Delivery
Communicate issues and solutions that may impact the team.
Provide weekly and Monthly status reports on projects

Skills Required:
12 + Years of overall Experience in IT Services and Systems Management
8 + Years of extensive experience in Storage Management
Design and Implementation of Solutions and Migrations around EMC VNX, Unity, VMAX, Isilon Storage arrays
Brocade and CISCO SAN Switch Fabric Administration
EMC VNX/Clariion Configuration and Administration
EMC Isilon Configuration and Administration
EMC VMAX/DMX Configuration and Administration
EMC Recover Point Implementation and Administration
EMC Time Finder and SRDF Administration
Very Good Knowledge with ITIL Processes (Incident, Problem and Change Management).
Preferably ITIL Foundation Certified.
Knowledge in using Service Management Tool like Remedy, Service Center etc.
Excellent Communication Skills
Should have worked in a Remote Support Environment
Ability to clearly articulate situations / issues to cross-functional teams and clients