Storage Administrator

in Denver, CO

Storage Administrator Job

Job Description Job Attributes+

  • Job ID

    5318842

  • Req #

    17645

  • Job Location

    Denver, CO, US

  • Job Type

    Contract

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Senior Storage Administrator to join our team at our client’s site in Denver, CO.


The SAN Administrator position is responsible for day-to-day administration of all aspects of our client's SAN environment, including a variety of storage devices, fiber channel switches, networking, iSCSI transport layer, and backup administration. This position will also assist with certain storage aspects of DevOps Infrastructure Support, including Kubernetes, Anthos, OpenShift, API-based access to SAN devices, and various automated deployment methodologies. This position will interact closely with Software Developers as well as Storage Administrators to ensure maximum service availability and responsiveness to SAN-related issues. This employee is expected to provide generalized support across multiple technical areas, and will be placed in the after-hours on-call rotation.


Duties;

Provide support for storage devices from IBM (including SVC), Dell/EMC Isilon, PureStorage and HP.

Provide support for Fiber Channel and iSCSI-based systems.

Provide support for a dynamic DevOps Infrastructure that includes a large mix of technologies and methodologies.

Provide support for Brocade DCX-class switches.

Provide support for enterprise CommVault backups.

Participate in bi-monthly on-call rotation.


Skills;

4+ years of hands-on experience with managing enterprise SAN environments, including storage devices and switches.

In-depth knowledge of IBM, PureStorage systems, including physical and virtualized provisioning of storage.

Knowledge of DellEMC Isilon systems and best-practice NAS methodologies.

Knowledge of best-practice storage methodologies for VMWare, IBM AIX, and direct-connected clustered SQL Servers.

In-depth knowledge of data reduction technologies and how to balance performance and capacity. 

Knowledge of Brocade Fiber Channel switches and best-practices for fabric management.

Knowledge of industry-standard API-based access to storage resources




Blackstone Talent Group is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’s global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.


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Additional Information

Who We Are

ABOUT US
Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry. Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

WHAT WE DO
We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.

HOW WE DO IT
Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.

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