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Storage Architect V

Annapolis Junction, MD · Information Technology
Interviewing Immediately for a Storage Architecht V!
Must have a TS/SCI with Polygraph security clearance!

Designs the storage infrastructure. Oversees the creation of storage services such as Network Attached Storage (NAS), Storage Area Networks (SAN), Archival, Backup, Storage Resource Management, and Virtualization and the integrations required between these services. Provides ability to deep dive into any storage subject area when needed. Decides "why it is done this way" on multiple storage services.​

This position supports the back-end of a next generation end user environment that combines a standard modern Windows based Desktop and Office Automation, with Unified Communications through a virtual environment. 
It brings improvements to desktop reliability, security, efficiency, and performance. 
With tools for creating, connecting, and collaborating, this environment allows managers, engineers, analysts, and other user groups to focus on their job, while this program provides the necessary IT support.

Responsibilities and Qualifications:
•              Monitoring day-to-day operational backups
•              Troubleshooting failures and correcting problems
•              Working with the SAN and tape libarary management teams
•              Working with server administrators to add new clients
•              Performance monitoring and application tuning
•              New policy creation and policy adjustments
•              Production of reports for end users and group management
•              Planning and coordinating application updates
•              Identifying O/S and hardware issues for server management
•              Baselining and planning new hardware for capacity growth and better performance
•              Improve processes and process documentation
 •             Develop and document SOPs and troubleshooting procedures
•              Media server and master server setup and system tuning
•              Work with security team to establish connectivity, set standards, and ensure data protection
•              Utilizing trouble tracking/ticketing systems such as Jira
•              Working with Perl and other scripts
•              Available for 24/7 call-in support and adjustment of hours, when necessary

Some areas of experience that will help in being successful include: NetBackup, Fibre Channel tape libraries, SAN storage concepts - zoning and multipathing,  Solaris 10, CentOS/RHEL 5 and 6, Windows 2008 and 2012 server, IP networking (including firewalling, DNS, and multihomed hosts), Symantec/Veritas clustering, VxFS, ZFS, Symantec OpsCenter reporting, and process documentation and improvement skills. An ability to interact with various levels of server administrators is necessary.

Required Skills:
Solid tape library background to include:
• Experience with ACSLS, and ACSLS Security is preferred
• Experience with tape and disk used in a SAN environment with RH Linux servers
• StorNext File system and storage manager experience.

Nice-to-Have Skills:
• Experience in maintaining a backup infrastructure, to include tuning and troubleshooting NetBackup systems.
• Experience with Installation and configuration of backup clients, media servers, and SAN clients, along with an ability to perform upgrades, configuration management, and management of SAN devices.  This includes experience with Fibre Channel tape units (particularly ACS units from StorageTek) and high-volume tape libraries.
• Experience with corporate backup and recovery, using NetBackup, (Preferably with shared storage option and multiple media servers) - including upgrading and installing new servers.  Includes Symantec OpsCenter (Reporting for NetBackup)
• Slight Possibility of travel (CONS U& OCONUS), less than 5%.

Minimum Education Requirements:
Masters +10 Years Exp., Bachelors +12 Years , AA +15 Years or High School +20 years

Required DoD 8570 Certification:
One of the following DoD approved certifications is required to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position: Security+ CE, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP+ CE, GCIH, GCED, CCNP Security, CySA+, or GICSP

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Generous Referral Bonuses!
Comprehensive Benefits Package!
6% 401K Match!

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