Senior Storage Engineer


Chicago, IL

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 219 days ago

  by    Radhika Arora

This job is no longer available.

Our client is a leading global financial institution providing brokerage and investment banking services, including asset and equities management.

They are currently looking for a Senior Storage Engineer to join their operations in Chicago.

You will be working on storage infrastructure solutions, enterprise storage platform solutions, and a new storage solution deployed within the company’s application environment.

You will be an experienced Engineer, with a track record working with NAS product lines (EMC VNX and Isilon). You’ll be developing and deploying object stores and leading the firm’s cloud storage strategy.


·        Architecture of Storage DR and HA strategy across data centers and public cloud offerings

·        Investigate new technologies to leverage in the NAS infrastructure

·        Work with administrators, UNIX/Windows/Network teams to maintain a world-class infrastructure

·        Serve as the SME for the firm’s NAS storage platform

·        Work directly with developers and implementation teams

·        Perform advanced troubleshooting

·        Manage disaster recovery protocols, file replication solutions, and Signiant file-based replications


·        BS in Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics or comparable (Master’s preferred)

·        5+ years' experience with storage platforms: specifically recent practical experience with EMC VNX and EMC Isilon Platform

·        Experience developing and deployment Object Storage technologies (Swiftstack, Cleversafe, Gluster, Ceph)

·        Experience integrating storage into public clouds like AWS S3, Google Storage, Azore Storage

·        Demonstrated proficiency in Linux and Windows environments, related to file storage and permissioning (NFS, CIFS, native LVM, autofs)

·        Experiencetroubleshootingnetwork issues

·        Skill with Linux performance measuring and tuning tools (top, ntop, sar, iometer, oprofiled)

·        Ability to manage EMC NAS quotas

·        Experience with automated deployment mechanisms (Jenkins) and source code management (GitHub)

·        Hands-on experience with Virtualization (VMware or Hyper-V, OVA/OVF,Docker).

·        Strong scripting skills (Python, Shell, Perl)

·        Experience implementing and managing EMC Isilon technology in HPC environments

·        Develop the technical environment by discovering and developing internal solutions as well as vendor solutions