Senior Systems Engineer--Storage Delivery

Service Delivery Open Location, United States


Description

Senior Systems Engineer--Storage Delivery

As a systems engineer on the Delivery team of RoundTower Technologies, the ideal candidate will have the knowledge and experience to lead the technical design, planning, and execution of data center infrastructure projects within heterogeneous environments.  The candidate’s primary focus would be on install and implementation of storage solutions.  Ultimately the candidate will cover various project duties to ensure delivery of projects to customers and the continued success of RoundTower Technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Participate in data center infrastructure project design, planning, and execution according to customer obligations
  • Participate in non-data center related service delivery, as needed and as capable, in support of our customers
  • Engage effectively with customers, vendors, and other team members
  • Obtain and/or maintain technical skills required to meet the obligations of our customers
  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to junior systems engineers

Required Skills/Expertise

  • BS/BA Degree in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years successfully installing and implementing storage from the Dell EMC portfolio
  • Demonstrable experience implementing multiple Dell EMC storage platforms: VPLEX, XIO, VMAX, VNX, Isilon, and Unity storage platforms.
  • Demonstrable experience implementing a SAN on either Cisco or Brocade switches
  • Demonstrable experience performing SAN migrations in a heterogeneous environment
  • Demonstrable experience with both SAN and NAS protocols (iSCSI, FCP, FCoE, CIFS, NFS)
  • Demonstrable experience with the some of the following technologies and tools:
    • Symmetrix Remote Data Facility (SRDF)
    • RecoverPoint
    • Robocopy
    • Rsync
    • EMCOPY
    • EMC SAN Copy
    • Datadobi DobiMigrate
  • Working knowledge of some the following technologies and tools:
    • Unity File Import
    • Unity Asynchronous Block Replication
    • EMC PowerPath Migration Enabler
    • Host-Based LVM Migration
  • Hold an active Dell EMC Implementation Engineer (DECS-IE) for VMAX, Unity, or XtremIO
  • Excellent presentation and written communication skills; high degree of comfort with technical audiences.
  • Strong ability to communicate effectively with a diverse set of customers or partners, across multiple disciplines.
  • Excellent organization and follow-up skills

Desired Skills/Expertise

  • Hold an active VMware Certified Professional (VCP) in Data Center Virtualization
  • Hold an active Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Data Center
  • Scripting experience with automation and monitoring
  • Demonstrable experience performing both block and file based storage migrations
  • Demonstrable experience performing both live and cold VMware virtual machine migrations
  • Demonstrable experience implementing storage devices from either NetApp, or HDS
  • Demonstrable experience implementing VMware vCenter Server and VMware Site Recovery Manager
  • Working knowledge of HPUX, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), VMware and Windows Server from a storage provisioning, multi-pathing and troubleshooting perspective
  • Basic knowledge of cloud storage models and providers
  • Industry technical certifications such as SCSP, NCDA, BCFA

Work Schedule

  • Primary Business Hours are M-F 8:30AM to 5:30PM ET
  • Periodic after-hours scheduled project activities

Work Location

  • Remote with Travel to client locations and company events as needed

 


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