Storage Engineer

Aurora, CO 80011

Posted: 01/13/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Information Technology Job Number: 25060 Pay Range: $75.98/hr-$89.93/hr Remote Friendly:

Job Description

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

BTG has a Storage Engineer opportunity available. As part of a team of engineers, the candidate will be responsible for managing storage services in multiple environments as well as providing solutions for storage-related issues. The candidate must be a strong troubleshooter with experience in storage issue mitigation as well as prevention. The candidate must be a self-starter, plan effectively to complete tasks, and communicate clearly both verbally and in writing. This position may require some on call support and overtime, occasional after-hours availability as required for installation and troubleshooting support. The candidate should be open to expanding their skill set to include skill sets beyond purely storage as there is need.

Daily tasks would include:
  • Storage system troubleshooting and solutions finding. This includes working with program personnel to ensure solutions are incorporated into the storage configuration. These solutions would ensure permanent fixes are found for storage-related issues.
  • Support engineering meetings and serve as representative for infrastructure storage-related matters.
  • Responsible for storage configuration of storage upgrades.
  • Update and maintain Storage Design Documentation.
  • Maintain storage configurations for storage devices, including SAN, NAS, and scale-out object storage. Configurations include: the types of storage systems to install, physical storage configurations, and how storage is presented to the remainder of the system
  • Maintain backup configurations for backup components, including backup servers, tape libraries and other backup targets, backup policies, and other backup and archive components. Configurations include: the types of storage systems to install, physical storage configurations, and how storage is presented to the remainder of the system
  • Maintain contact with vendors for hardware and software installation and troubleshooting
  • Work with System Administrators as well as other engineering personnel for the implementation of storage configurations
  • Security Clearance Required: US Citizen and a Current DoD Secret clearance

Required Skills:
  • Containerized storage solutions experience (PVC/OCP/Kubernetes)
  • Experience with S3 storage configuration on hardware storage solutions
  • Must be comfortable working in standard MS Office productivity suite, including at least intermediate experience with Excel and Visio. This includes experience in creating informative charts and drawings to illustrate the storage system s configuration and design.
  • Strong working knowledge of modern storage systems, both monolithic as well as scale-out storage systems
  • Working knowledge of fiber channel configurations on storage, fiber channel switches, tape libraries and servers, including multipath configurations, and SmartSan.
  • Strong working knowledge of Brocade Fiber Channel switches
  • Understanding of enterprise backup architecture, emphasizing Cohesity backup solutions.
  • Working knowledge of networks and virtualization such as vSphere.
  • Ability to work as part of a team, collaborating with different engineering organizations to achieve the best designs while meeting schedule milestones
  • Security Plus certification

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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