STORAGE ENGINEER - DV CLEARED

Recruiter
LA International
Location
Gloucestershire
Posted
28 Nov 2018
Closes
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
REQUIRED: STORAGE ENGINEER - DV CLEARED
LOCATION: GLOUCESTERSHIRE
CONTRACT: 6 MONTH INITIAL CONTRACT

Under broad direction, oversee installation, maintenance, security, and day-to-day monitoring of storage infrastructure. Coordinate and manage overall system maintenance. Provide root cause analysis and resolution for alerts and events and resolve incidents in response to escalated tickets. Demonstrated proficiency in key solutions such as Data Sharing, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Disaster Recovery preparation, and integration of these capabilities with Cloud Computing and Cyber architectures. Ability to work with cluster file systems and other technologies to provide redundancy and availability for server farms and applications. Experience with administering Windows Operating Systems and Windows Operating Systems environment. Experience with storage network devices. Possess experience working with vendor-neutral storage networking solutions and technologies. Know storage concepts, disc technology, storage architectures, storage management, and storage and networking protocols, such as Fiber Channel protocols and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI). Possess beyond entry-level certifications in vendor solutions such as Veritas, EMC, NetApp, or Tivoli, etc. Possess Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) Certified Storage Engineer certification. Required Certifications: Beyond entry level certification in Veritas, EMC, NettApp, or Tivoli. SNIA Certified Storage Engineer Cert. Education: High School or equivalent. Experience: 10+ years.


Analyses, logs, tracks and resolves complex software/hardware matters of significance pertaining to networking connectivity issues, servers, and applications to meet business needs.
Coordinates hardware/software installations and upgrades to ensure work is properly performed in accordance with company policy. Recommends resolution to complex matters of significance and coordinates the implementation of the approved course of action.
Coordinates and monitors troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common system problems; documents system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommends course of action and implements as approved.
Oversees the installation of client department-specific applications and systems. Ensures installations are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; determines revisions or updates to installation as needed.
Coordinates testing, upgrades and configuration of system files and services. Ensures changes are in accordance with appropriate operating procedures; recommends revisions or changes based upon results. Prepares for and prescribes approaches to possible downstream implications.
Utilizes standard corporate tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.

Technology

HP Storage Solutions
EMC Storage Solution
Brocade
NetApp storage Solutions
Backup and data protection


Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 18 weeks.

LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.

Award Winning LA International Computer Consultants Ltd (Recruiter Awards for Excellence - Best IT, Best Public Sector & Gold Awards) and the most prestigious award that any business can receive The Queens Award for Enterprise: International Trade 2015.

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