Sr Storage Engineer

El Segundo, CA 90245

Posted: 11/30/2020 Employment Type: Contract Skill Set: Engineering Job Number: 1309

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr Storage Engineer to support a project for our client that is a large Managed Service Provider in El Segundo, CA. 


Install, support and assist in the design of storage, backup, and hyper-converged server solutions. Other responsibilities include troubleshooting and resolving customer escalated issues involving data retention systems, traditional and flash storage, Fibre-Channel & SAN networking, hyper-converged server infrastructures, and multi-vendor hypervisor interactions with storage and server facilities in a deployed or supported network.


This role sometimes requires you to work with data center equipment - like moving and lifting servers.


Technical Skills:

Strong experience and understanding of the Nutanix platform.

Ability to work with project pre-sale and delivery teams to plan, design, deploy, and document Dell EMC storage, backup, and hyper-converged server solutions into customer networks.

Demonstrated planning, designing, and deploying competencies with Dell EMC Unity, hybrid storage arrays.

Demonstrated planning, designing, and deploying competencies with Dell EMC XtremIO, Isilon, and VMAX all flash storage arrays.

Demonstrated planning, designing, and deploying competencies with Dell EMC Hyper-Converged VxRail.

Demonstrated planning, designing, and deploying competencies with Dell EMC Data Domain, Avamar, Networker and RecoverPoint disaster recovery solutions.

Demonstrated planning, designing, and deploying competencies with data center and SAN networking elements such as Cisco Nexus, Cisco MDS, and Brocade at both an IP and Fibre-Channel level.

Demonstrated competency with VMware ESXi and vSphere v4, 5, & 6+.

Understanding of Cisco UCS series servers, Microsoft Hyper-V and KVM is a plus.

The ideal candidate can address all of the previously mentioned technologies, speak to them professionally, plan for and implement these solutions, document standards and finalized deployments, and hand-off to the customer in collaboration with the Project Team.


Minimum Requirements

Primary: Experience working with Nutanix HCI technology

Secondary: Experience working with Dell EMC (formerly EMC) solution implementation and Dell EMC Isilon, Unity, XtremIO, VMAX

Experience working with Cisco UCS

Storage array, SAN network and data-center systems trouble shooting experience

Excellent analytical ability

Strong communications skills

Interpersonal relationship skills

Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously

Time-management skills

Customer service skills and experience

Strong organization abilities

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States for any employer without sponsorship



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