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Storage Engineer



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TEKsystems client has two openings on their Storage Engineering Team. One Engineer will focus on the SAN Engineering and the other will primarily focus on the NAS Engineering side.


The storage team manages NAS, SAN, and File Systems. In the NAS storage farm, we currently have six Isilon Gen6 clusters totaling 368 nodes and 35 PB, and we have two NetApp clusters totaling 3 PB. These systems provide network shares for clinical and research customers within MM.

You will focus on NAS architecture and operational support of the NAS storage hardware and software systems – monitoring, break/fix, capacity management, vendor support ticket coordination, design, naming standards, best practices, data center engineering documentation and coordination. You will work independently and anticipate and resolve issues to prevent service impacts. You will collaborate with other IT and customer teams for coordination of activities.

You will:

• Design and maintain system architecture to support a sustainable enterprise file system infrastructure. Keep informed on technological advances in file system storage solutions. Make recommendation on future solutions and improvements

• Implement and maintain NAS technologies (Dell/EMC/Isilon and NetApp). This includes but is not limited to daily operational work to monitor and maintain all aspects of the hardware and software running on the NAS arrays.

• Work with Fujifilm Stronglink NAS Archive using IBM 3592 LTFS

• Develop and document standards/procedures/strategies/scripts that maximize the functionality and reliability of the storage solution(s).

• Provide Storage technical assistance to various teams for storage needs, address applications performance issues and general platform problem analysis.

• Monitor the storage hardware/software and maintain/create monitoring and alerting scripts as needed to keep the system healthy.

• Coordinate with vendor and datacenter teams to implement break/fix procedures and improve/document/verify those procedures over time.

• Coordinate with the datacenter engineering team to maintain hardware inventories within service now, and coordinate additional documentation of hardware rack locations, specific installation details, cable management, and other data center related documentation. Develop reporting and process to validate information on an ongoing basis.

• Perform storage capacity monitoring and reporting to ensure that adequate data is available to assess the impact of growth trends and application changes.

• Assess current hardware and software technology and its applicability to our environment. Make recommendations for acquisitions, engineering, and configuration changes.

• Provide storage engineer support of the filesystem team that manages NTFS permissions. Design, engineering, and support work relating to enterprise design of NTFS permissions is required.

• Maintain Network Attached Storage cybersecurity best practices and strategies to reduce and mitigate risk. This includes the NAS systems, as well as the supporting infrastructure (management servers and applications).

• Implement proactive security and systems hardening measures, and monitoring of the same, across the NAS infrastructure environment.

• Analyze and remediate security vulnerabilities, including those identified via vulnerability scans, network security scans, and PEN tests. You will be responsible for reviewing vulnerability reports for storage assets. You will investigate to determine what application or process is at fault, identify remediation possibilities, and then implement the chosen correction or mitigation solution.

• Triage of Incident/Problem tickets related to permission, capacity, and file organization issues.

• Work independently, using multiple resources (man pages, google, etc.) for troubleshooting.

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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