Storage Area Network (SAN) Administrator

Information Technology JBSA Lackland, Texas Job ID: 2017-186


Administers day-to-day operation of a Storage Area Network (SAN). Provides integrated team support and maintenance of SAN hardware and software. Maintains integrity of the SAN hardware and software. Installs SAN software upgrades, including planning and scheduling, testing, and coordination. Studies vendor products to determine those that best meet organization needs. Assists in presentation of information to management resulting in purchase and installation of hardware, software, and telecommunications equipment. Performs SAN security procedures, including implementing login requests. Evaluates new products and technologies to determine the impact on existing system configurations. Prepares proposals, cost/benefit analyses, and feasibility studies. Provides liaison support between PC/SAN team, vendors, and internal support group as needed.


  • Proficient in application of professional concepts in accordance with STG policies and procedures to resolve basic to intermediate network administration issues.
  • Work is supervised. Follows specific, detailed instructions.
  • Develops solutions to defined network administration problems
  • Uses time efficiently and requests assistance as needed to meet deadlines. Participates in team discussions and works well with peers. Responds positively to coaching. Displays initiative within the team.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with managers, team members, and customers on routine matters.
  • Ability to see and read computer screens and remain in a sedentary position. Requires sitting for long periods. Ability to communicate via computer and telephone.

Minimum Qualifications (contract requirements):


  • Position requires a TS/SCI security clearanceRequired Skills:
  • 3+ years’ experience



·         HS Diploma


Certification Requirements:

One (1) or more of the following:

·         EMC Storage Administrator (EMCSA) Certified Specialist in Storage Area Network

·         EMC Storage Administrator (EMCSA) Certified Specialist in VNX Solutions

·         EMC Storage Administrator (EMCSA) Certified Specialist in Data Domain

·         EMC Storage Administrator (EMCSA) Certified Specialist in Avamar

·         VMware Certified Advanced Professional in Data Center Virtualization (VCAP6-DCV Deploy) or more recent equivalent

·         VMware Certified Advanced Professional in Desktop and Mobility (VCAP6-DTM Deploy) or more recent equivalent

·         VMware Certified Professional in Cloud Management and Automation (VCP6-CMA) or more recent equivalent



Preferred Qualifications (nice-to-haves):

Desired Skills:

·         ITIL v3 Foundations