- Understand company ActiveIT requirements - Gain familiarity with client’s current data center infrastructure. - Deploy and Maintain the Storage Architecture for company. - Implement the Detailed Storage Design for company. - Implement Detailed Storage Design for company. - Present redline changes and augmentations to the architecture and implementation plans to Engineering Review Board for approval. - Perform integration proof of concept testing as required - Communicate, via PowerPoint and orally, changes and augmentations to architecture and integration plans to internal (other IPTs) and external (client IPTs) customers in a clear manner. - Execute implementation plans - Provision LUNs - Ensure storage capacities at the proper tier are made available to company on time. - Provide weekly status reports to the Control Account Manager (CAM) for storage and the Storage Services IPT Lead Engineer/Architect. REQUIREMENTS:
- Active Top Secret/SCI Clearance - EMC Certification desired. - NetApp Certification desired. NetApp skills a must. - Brocade and Cisco MDS experience desired - Experience designing and implementing storage solutions in a large enterprise environment including: High performance and available SAN, NAS, CAS and Archive/VTL tiered storage systems. - Experience in several different forms of replication including: Celerra replication, SRDF, BCV and Centera replication. - Broad and deep engineering-level understanding of EMC DMX-4 Clariion and/or NetApp RAID arrays, Cisco and Brocade switches, and associated management and provisioning software. - Ability to produce technical documentation, engineering and installation plans, working drawings and redlines, and Visio/AutoCAD rendering/drawing skills. - Working experience in SAN administration. - Able to plan, design, implement and maintain: -Brocade Director Fiber Channel Transport Networks. -EMC Storage (block and file level). -EMC Control Center (TBD) -EMC Recoverpoint -NetApp Operations Manager - Working experience with: -NetApps Filers / Storage Systems -Other Network Attached Storage (NAS) like Sun or Dell. -Replication and Backup Technologies like Symantec Enterprise Vault and NetBackup -Experience with VMware 3.5 or higher.
- Host based volume management and LUN provisioning tools like Symmetrix, Navisphere and Operations Manager - Practical knowledge of compatibility, limitations, and software footprint is highly sought. - Practical experience on DR planning, RAID, data migration, and business continuity techniques, is highly desirable. - Familiarity with Volume Logix, NaviSphere, PowerPath, Work Load Analyzer, Optimizer, Solutions Enabler, SRDF/TimeFinder, SnapView, BCVs