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Sr. Systems/Storage Engineer

Location: El Segundo
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Our client in El Segundo has a job opportunity for Senior Storage Systems Engineering to join their team.
Responsibilities Include:
• Implement and architect server/systems infrastructure in a large 24x7 environment.
• Specify and certify next generation server, storage, and network hardware to match company growth.
• Be able to implement from design diagrams a highly available and scalable system infrastructure. Candidate should be able to translate a design concept into a working diagram highlighting individual hardware/software components required to integrate the project into existing infrastructure.
• Manage to engineering milestones by ensuring that development, integration, test and production environments are all in sync; implement revision change control
• Support and maintain communication and project workflow between development group and operations group.
• Ability to provide engineering input for database development (SQL, Access) and Business Objects
• Fluency in Linux/UNIX a plus
• Implement and configure server virtualization technology such as VMWare and Citrix Xen and the proper use of these environments.
o VMWare vCloud Director
o VMware vCenter Operations Manager
o Cluster deployments
o vDistributed Switches
o vMotion
o Able to create, maintain & deploy templates
o Create clones & customization profiles
o High Availability (HA) & Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS)
o Host profiles
• Install and configure Dell servers (Rack mounted & Blades)
o M1000e
o M620
o R610, 620, 810, 820
• Install and configure Cisco UCS servers a plus
Technical Qualifications
• 7+ years of experience in networking industry. B.S (or higher) in computer science or equivalent.
• Experience with Redhat Enterprise Linux 5.x - 6.4, Redhat Deployments using Kickstart installations, Redhat Clustering configuration and deployments
• Experience with Oracle Linux 5.6 - 6.4 and Oracle RAC cluster technology
• Virtualization software/hardware: VMWare, Citrix Xen, Network bonding, and VLAN Trunking
• Server platforms: Dell OpenManage, x86, x86-64, IA64, PA-RISC, SPARC, POWER
• Experience with the deployment and management of storage hardware:
o 3PAR, EMC, Isilon IQ, iDRAC configuration & management and Netapp NAS appliances
o SAN hardware and technologies: EMC/Brocade, SAN Directors, Fibre-Attached storage, iSCSI, RAID levels and best practices
• Linux administration to include networking, storage, multipathing configurations
• Familiarity with:
o NTP, DNS, NFS, Load Balancing
o Fiber Channel zoning concepts
o Brocade administration, NPIV & Access Gateway Mode
o HTTP servers and understanding of content delivery/CDN integration
o High Availability and Scalability Technology: Brocade Load Balancers, clustering software, auto-failover, Ethernet bonding
Office and Interpersonal Skills
• Must be able to work successfully in a deadline-driven, fast-paced environment, and effectively multi-task multiple priorities in a team-oriented setting.
• Candidates should possess excellent written/verbal communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills and be able to communicate ideas and concepts between different departments.
• Demonstrate leadership and organizational skills by seeing a project from engineering design concept to final product deployment.
• Establish technology roadmaps for servers, OS versions, and cluster software through product evaluations and collaboration with development and operations groups.
• Must be able to work both independently on projects and cooperatively within a team environment.
• Must be proficient in MS Office Suite, including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, Visio and Access.
• May require up to 20% travel; must have the ability to expense travel costs prior to reimbursement.

Keywords: , Los Angeles , Sr. Systems/Storage Engineer, IT / Software / Systems , El Segundo, California

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