EMC Storage Engineer


Newark, CA

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 375 days ago

  by    Emily Russo

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We are looking for EMC Storage Engineer for our client in Newark, CA

Job Title: EMC Storage Engineer

Job Location: Newark, CA

Job Type: Contract – 12 Months / Contract to Hire / Direct Hire

Job Description:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Architect, plan, design and engineer storage solutions (predominantly EMC) Storage includes backup, replication and archiving technologies
  • Participate in the development of high availability and Disaster Recovery application architecture for applications in coordination with application and data base experts
  • Provision storage based on standardized procedures as outlined by best practices (manufacturer, industry)
  • Actively contribute to the configuration, layout and performance tuning of storage infrastructure
  • Assist management with planning by providing performance and capacity metrics
  • Monitor system logs and activity on all servers and devices
  • Transfer knowledge to implementation and operations staff
  • May lead or guide the work of other staff engaged in similar functions
  • Attend and actively participate in weekly meetings
  • Participate in rotating 24x7 "on callsupport coverage for data center related issues
  • Work in conjunction with Systems Administrators in establishing data security access right

Skills/ Requirements:

  • 8-10 years of related experience in Storage Administration
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC VPLEX
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC Replication Technologies
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC XtremIO line of storage arrays
  • Advanced Knowledge of EMC mid-tier storage
  • Advanced Knowledge of Isilon
  • Hands on experience working on Hyperconverge environment (eg. Dell VXRail or Nutanix or Cisco Hyperflex)
  • Establish plans (tools, techniques & practices) to monitor and manage storage systems
  • Define practices to ensure efficient use of storage technologies
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP stacks and their functionality
  • Advanced knowledge and troubleshooting of Windows Server 2003/2008/2012


  • Knowledge and troubleshooting and design of VMware data center environment
  • Knowledge on VMware (Certified Professional), Windows, Linux and DataDomain is a strong plus
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills quickly
  • Effectively communicate issues and resolutions to all levels of the organization
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive customer and internal information
  • Certifications or an interest in pursuing certification is a plus.