Storage Area Network Engineer w/ Active Secret Clearance

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Posting title
Storage Area Network Engineer w/ Active Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities
Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret Clearance
DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Fairfax, VA
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract

Job Description:
This opening for a senior level Data Storage Engineer with a minimum of 10 years’ experience designing and operating tailored VMware, Storage Area Network (SAN), and Network infrastructure architecture to support operating and maintaining both large data centers in support of domestic and oversea posts. This position is responsible for defining and supporting the enterprise storage service (NAS & SAN) architecture and lead the transformation of storage services from an on premise into a cloud based model to ensure service is aligned with the key principles of service ownership which includes: meeting the needs of the business, cost effectiveness, scalability, compliance, reliability, and resilience

Candidate will also:
•Provide senior level engineering design support to provide enterprise- level data exchange solutions using physical and virtual server hosting, off-site data replication and service level storage solutions.
•Evaluates, designs, documents, installs, implements, tests, and performs problem isolation and resolution; and monitors, tunes, sets standards and maintains a range of computer, networking, and storage systems.
•Performs these functions across physical media, Operating Systems, File Systems, protocol stacks & network components.
•Uses monitoring, performance analysis, network management, software and hardware equipment to troubleshoot and isolate problems; gauge performance and activity.
•Devises solutions to operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment.
•Develop and execute contingency plans for compute host system, storage, and network related software/hardware failures including isolated and major outages.
•Update system and process documentation as needed.

Required Skills:
•Advanced knowledge and experience with VMware (Design, Build, Operate)
•Knowledge with Large Scale Storage Area Network Systems (Design, Build, Operate) for EMC, Dell, NetApp, HP or Isilon equipment
•Knowledge of IP Networking VPN’s, switching, and routing - Knowledge of Microsoft File Systems, Operating Systems and Applications
•Compute: Working knowledge of Cisco UCS technologies. Maintain server/blade hardware include failed component replacement. Orchestration experience a plus.
•Knowledge of Integrated Converged Stack infrastructure (VCE Vblock or FlexPod)
•Must currently possess a Secret with ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance in the future.
•Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.

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