Sr. Storage Engineer

Align Technology   •  

Raleigh, NC

8 - 10 years

Posted 268 days ago

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Job Description:

This position is responsible for the engineering and administration of enterprise-class storage systems.  This position will collaborate with a global IT team to develop and follow standards and best practices for implementing and managing network attached storage and storage area network systems.


·Project engineering, management and research for all storage projects

·Oversee, support, maintain and enhance the storage systems infrastructure

·Assist other team members in managing storage infrastructure (SAN & NAS NetApp systems)

·Provide in-depth root cause analysis as necessary within specialist realms

·Proven troubleshooting techniques with desire to yield timely results

·Configure SnapMirror replication

·Oversee and manage performance using appropriate reporting & monitoring tools

·Action requests for new storage & storage systems, cross-training other team members as necessary

·Provide input and support for infrastructure and application development projects that require storage

·Ongoing evaluation and analysis of the storage infrastructure to provide optimum performance

·Maintain market & industry awareness of new products that could offer improved value to the business

·Datacenter engineering - logistics, planning, monitoring (power / environmental / security)

·Coordinate with appropriate application development representatives to optimize value to the business

·Coordinate with third party vendor operations management

·Provision of core on-site daily coverage with overnight and weekend on-call support as needed

·Maintain good working relationships


  • Proven NetApp Clustered ONTAP 8.x/9.x (CDOT) storage experience. Recent design, installation, and production support experience of enterprise NetApp CDOT storage essential.

  • Fibre Channel SAN experience: Brocade or Cisco midrange Fibre channelswitches.

  • NetApp SAN Management software (e.g. Brocade Webtools & CLI, NetApp OnCommand System Manager, OnCommand Performance Manager, Config Advisor, NetApp Management Console, NetApp Performance Console, NetApp SnapMirror replication).

  • Previous senior roles supporting/performing storage systems administration.


·Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent years of experience

·8years minimum IT experience

·3 years of NAS and Fibre Channel SAN experience

·3 years of NetApp Clustered ONTAP 8.x/9.x (CDOT) storage experience

·1 year of NetApp SnapMirror replication experience

Nice to have/Optional:

·NetApp storage certifications

·Proven Project Managementexperience.

·Windows & VMWare Infrastructure and administration experience, eg. ESXi 5.5, 6.0, Windows2012, Windows2008.