Senior Storage Administrator Technical Lead

CSRA   •  

Arlington, VA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 181 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Task and responsibilities in this role include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Manages and maintains complex hardware and software systems.
  • Performs application software implementations and upgrades.
  • Ensures availability, security and integrity of assigned applications and systems.
  • Monitors systems, including setting alerts to maintain the stability of the environment, monitoring error logs, and automating administration tasks wherever possible. Troubleshoots or escalates issues as needed.
  • Evaluates and identifies ways to automate, streamline, and improve day-to-day maintenance and administrative practices.
  • Installs or coordinates installation of patches and releases on development, test, pre-production, and production systems.
  • Ensures adherence to Service Level Agreements regarding system availability.
  • Serves as central point of contact and as a liaison to other IT departments and application vendors regarding installations, maintenance, licensing and upgrade issues.
  • Effectively manages communication between end users, vendors, and IT departments to solve production, Pre-production, test, and development environment problems quickly.
  • Creates and maintains accurate system run book for assigned systems.
  • Maintains current description and documentation of application configuration, including tracking and documenting any changes to environments.
  • Assists in capacity planning, performance monitoring and tuning on assigned systems.
  • Participates in disaster recovery planning, including assisting with fault tolerance and disaster recovery plans.
  • Effectively manages communication between end users, vendors, and IT departments to solve production, pre-production, test, and t environment problems quickly.
  • Frequent non-business hour work requirements for patching, or other updates; ability to take on callresponsibilities.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications: 

-Experience with storage infrastructure design, operations, maintenance and optimization.

-Experience with EMC, PURE, and NetAPP storage devices and Brocade switch fabric.

-Manage NetBackup and Data Domain configurations and backup operating environment

-Ability to manage Storage Requirements

-Provide Logical Unit Number (LUN) Services

-Ability to create and manage point-in-time replicas

-Provide Backup Services for Network Resources

-Ability to create Storage Groups

-Ability to provision storage in EMC, PURE, and NetApp environments

-Ability to perform Zone Operations on SAN Brocade switches

May work a non-standard shift including nights and/or weekends and/or have on-callresponsibilities.

It would be great if you also had:

  • Experience with business solution software.  
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.  
  • Proven planning and organizational skills.
  •  A BS or equivalent + 5 yrs related experience, or MS + 3 yrs related experience