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Linux Consultant

Solutionize Global
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10 Apr 2021

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Storage Consultant

Location: Remote

Rate: £400 - £500 per day

Length of Contract: Circa 7-8 Months

Start Date: ASAP

Solutionize Global are one of the UK's fastest growing IT Managed Service Providers, currently working with some of the biggest names in tech. We are currently looking for Storage Specialist with Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM), Veritas File System (VxFS) and Dynamic Multipathing (DMP) experience.

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Experience working in 24x7 complex, highly-secure, highly-available, datacenter environments operating within the realms of strict Change Management processes.
  • Candidates must beclient focused, able towork independentlywhile interacting across different teams to accomplish projects.
  • Experience with supporting Open Systems, Enterprise SAN and NAS solutions
  • Experience with UNIX (Linux, AIX, Solaris), VMware or other hypervisors, and Windows operating environments
  • Experience with storage configuration, volume management and path management software tools (LVM, Native MPIO, EMC PowerPath).
  • Experience with disaster recovery as it relates to storage systems and data recovery techniques, including disk replication, snapshots and disaster recovery best practices
  • Intermediate analysis and troubleshooting skills for the end-to-end storage and backup stack (VMs, hosts, SAN switches, Storage devices)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong inter-personal skills
  • Able to multi-task.
  • Assist in change management processes
  • Vendor contact for routine, documented incidents as well as operational problems
  • Resolve incidents and problems in accordance within defined guidelines and meet operational level agreements
  • Implement change requests and meet project deliverables within defined guidelines
  • Ability to provision SAN storage to servers (desirable)

Technical Skills:

Required/Must have excellent technical skills on the following technologies:

  • Linux - 5+ years
  • Solaris - 5+ years
  • AIX - 5+ years
  • Veritas - 5+ years
  • EMC SAN - 3+ years
  • X86 Hardware - 5+ years
  • Oracle/Sun Hardware - 5+ years
  • IBM AIX Hardware - 5+ years
  • Multipath I/O technologies - 3+ years

Proficient in:

  • Redhat Enterprise Linux - Administration and Tuning
  • SuSE Enterprise Linux - Administration and Tuning
  • Oracle (Sun) Solaris OS - Administration and Tuning
  • AIX OS - Administration and Tuning
  • EMC Software Administration: Symmetrix command line interface (SymmCli) & Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
  • LDAP and NFS.
  • Experience with Oracle RAC environment

Must Have:

Administration of Veritas Storage Foundation:
  • Veritas Volume Manager (VxVM)
  • Veritas File System (VxFS)
  • Dynamic Multipathing (DMP)

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity to you, please get in touch with Sophia Cuthill today!

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