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Storage Specialist Category Infrastructure/Cloud

City Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Position ID J0419-1712

Employment Type Contract

Position Description The Client has a requirement for a Storage Specialist (the Resource) to provide ongoing support, Architecture, Operational Support and Continuous Improvement of the Clients Enterprise Backup and Restore, virtual Storage Area Network (vSAN) policies, and Network Attached Storage (NAS) environments The Resource must also be familiar with Windows CIFS/SMB, NFS and iSCSI protocols, as well as be authoritative in Windows and Unix file system privilege structure and design The Resource works closely with the Windows, UNIX, VMware and network infrastructure groups to ensure the highest level of availability of storage, and data protection support to the general client population This will require full-time effort weekly throughout the duration of the engagement The Resource will be required to perform weekend and/or weeknight work on occasion

Your future duties and responsibilities The Resource will be responsible for the following activities and deliverables
Architect and/or adapt storage solutions for application and infrastructure transformations
Lead in planning and delivering file system transformations
Establish a strategy for data/file system management on and off premises (ie cloud)
Lead and/or participate in the provisioning and maintenance of storage capacity and infrastructure according to the Clients storage management guidelines and policies
Support operations resources on the Clients Enterprise Backup and Restore policies and systems
Provide day-to-day support and maintenance of the Clients storage platform to ensure consistent storage of pertinent information
Plan evergreening of hardware/software
Plan and coordinate the implementation of system enhancements
Build and maintain second and third-level MOPs (Methods of Procedure)
Participate in the design, development and implementation of storage solutions to meet business requirements
Lead various architecture and transformation projects to enhance the platform
Proactively research incidents and problems, and recommend solutions to enhance the capacity of the storage systems
Perform quality assurance activities, including problem analysis, testing and debugging
Evaluate new storage requirements
Develop and document the Clients specific backup and storage management operational processes and procedures
Provide proactive recommendations to clients for improving storage operations
Actively contribute to the configuration, layout and performance tuning of storage infrastructure
Coordinate infrastructure changes with the various client groups to ensure success

Required qualifications to be successful in this role KEY QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
University Degree or College Diploma in computer science, management of information systems or engineering
A minimum of five (5) years of experience maintaining and improving SAN and NAS
A minimum of five (5) years of experience in the following domains
File Systems and NAS Protocols (CIFS, NFS, iSCSI)
Commvault Infrastructure and Data Protection Policies
Storage area networking, including technologies such as NetApp OnTap, EMC Isilon, EMC RecoverPoint, HDS VSP and VMWare vSAN
Familiarity with Storage Resilience, Replication and dealing with Latent Sites
NetApp NAS (replicating using Snap Mirror and Snap Vault)
Disk management practices for performance and reliability (eg, RAID grouping, I/O performance enhancements)
File system and file share best practices
Demonstrated work experience in the following domains
Enterprise backup and recovery practices and technologies (CommVault, Veritas NetBackup, StorageTek tape libraries, NetBackup Deduplication or equivalents)
Debugging storage appliances, SAN switches, operating systems, backup failures and network issues
Windows and UNIX/Linux environments
The Resource must currently hold or be eligible for Secret Clearance The Resource must maintain this level for the duration of the contract
English essential
Demonstrated experience with converged networks

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Software Services
Functional Area : IT Software : Software Products & Services
Role : System Administration
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 07th Apr 2020

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