Cloud Storage -- SAN Engineer

Washington, D.C. 20002

Posted: 07/22/2019 Employment Type: 9+ Month Contract Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 13732

Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Cloud Storage -- SAN Engineer to join our team at our client s site in Washington, D.C..


The primary scope of duties shall include capturing solution requirements, creating system design, implementation, and operations documents, and system & security test plans with test cases during the design, engineering, configuring and deploying of the various Cloud storage technologies. A clear understanding of SAN technologies is desired such as EMC Unity, Isilon, VNX, XtremeIO,, Panzura, RecoveryPoint, SAN switching and related components connecting and integrating with virtualized server applications.


The position shall also require working closely with Program and Project Management in defining project deliverables and schedules, identifying and leveraging resources in order to satisfy implementation technical needs and objectives.



Required Knowledge and Experience:


Proficiency in IT implementation of Cloud storage gateways, familiarity with MS Active Directory and Distributed File System (DFS), strong proficiency in Windows scripting technologies.

Demonstrated senior-level, hands-on Cloud engineering knowledge and experience, engineering competency with SAN storage knowledge and experience, as well as functioning as a technology leader capable of providing visionary critical concept analysis for the assisting the government meet key business goals through the virtualization and Cloud technologies.

Strong understanding of IT Server Management processes as they relate to a Cloud service provider.

Strong understanding and competency of EMC storage portfolio, specifically that of Unity, XtremeIO, VNX, Isilon, VMware and exposure to Cisco networking.

Proven adherence to proper escalation and change control procedures.

The ability to conduct functional overviews of the virtual environment and provide on-site best practices, operational management practices, capacity management and planning activities, and make recommendations on performance management.

Effective writing/verbal communication skills and the ability to work independently with minimal guidance.


Supplemental/Preferred Additional Qualifications/Experience:


Staying current on technical specs for hardware/software requirements of EMC and VM industry products and solutions through professional associations, trade journals, networking, and associated training and seminars.

Ability to design, architect, propose and deliver a wide range of technology solutions.

Able to automate reports including back-


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