SAN Storage Engineer / Storage Administrator - c£50k Oncall
Global financial services company seeks a SAN Storage Engineer / Storage Administrator to play a key role in the management of comms room server hardware largely based on IBM technology.
The SAN Storage Engineer / Storage Administrator will be responsible for the management, support, maintenance, upgrades and installation (as required) of the SAN storage infrastructure including allocation of physical space and applicable memory capacity. The SAN Storage Engineer / Storage Administrator will manage the 3rd party relationship for server maintenance and installations and be responsible for the day-to-day support and management of the SAN fabric including all SAN switches and fibre cabling.
SAN storage technologies include IBM DSxx series, XIV series, iSeries, pSeries and Blade Centres. SAN switches and fibre cabling in the Comms room will also form a major part of this role. Management of datacentre facilities will also be required: air conditioning, cooling, UPS power solutions etc.
We are searching for a SAN Storage Engineer / Storage Administrator who has gained experience of working in a Datacentre environment with SAN Storage technology: IBM DSxx series, XIV, Blade Centres and iSeries/pSeries. You will have been responsible for supporting and troubleshooting issues with SAN storage technologies as well as managing the 3rd party hardware vendor relationships. Experience gained with EMC and NetApp can be considered although the core focus of the SAN technologies remains within the IBM sphere.
Participation in the remote out of hours support rota will be required in this role. 1 week in 4/6 depending on the size of the team with additional payment of up to £6k per annum.
Location is easily commutable from Brighton, East Sussex or Croydon, Surrey. Also from South West London (45 minutes from Victoria or Clapham Junction).