SAIC has an opening for a SAN Engineer located in Vienna, VA.
Provides SAN-storage management and administration support for all network server systems within the enterprise on various computer platforms. Serves as a senior level technical resource for the design and support of the storage systems (SAN) and VMware for the enterprise as well as insure proper maintenance of management tools, documentation, and disaster recovery processes and procedures. Works with system administration, network, and applications groups and other departments to provide a stable and scalable storage infrastructure. Provides technical, performance, and operational analysis for all SAN-storage hardware in the Data Center and makes recommendations for improvements with senior-level coordination with other related systems.
Developing functional process diagrams for SAN services
Provide engineering and installation support focusing on the design, implementation and maintenance of SAN services
Designing, installing, provisioning, configuring, optimizing, performance tuning, integrating, testing, administering, and troubleshooting SAN solution technologies in a production environment
Complying with all applicable security and Information assurance (IA) policies and directives
Developing comprehensive test cases to include testing scenarios for both normal and degraded (e.g., disaster recovery, continuity of operations, data recovery/spills, etc.) operations, pass/fail criteria, performance criteria, capacity planning, measurement criteria, results analysis procedures, and results/status reporting criteria
Supporting and documenting the implementation of approved changes to system configurations, software, and infrastructure within the approved testing/deployment schedule
Providing ongoing progress to leadership, system owners, and peers regarding the health of the environment and status of testing
Researching and analyzing emerging SAN technologies, techniques, protocols and making recommendations
Assisting with procurement of hardware, software, and services
Supporting the installation of new SAN technology components, as required
TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Additional experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
a strong technical understanding of storage technologies to include Flash
storage, de-duplication, data replication, disaster recovery, and software
defined storage concepts
a strong technical knowledge of NetApp; NetApp certification/s
a strong technical knowledge EMC VMAX, DataDomain, Tintri, and Pure storage
a strong technical knowledge of EMC SRDF
a strong technical knowledge of Cisco SAN fabric switching and design.
a strong technical knowledge of SAN multi-pathing design (NFS and iSCSI),
configuration, and performance tuning.
a strong technical knowledge of storage design within multiple virtual
environments in geographically separated locations.
in the evaluation and implementation of data storage technology solutions.
requirements and determine data storage needs.
the storage requirements of projects and apply the existing Storage technology
standards to system designs.
with researching new Storage technologies and evaluate business benefits and
costs. Build business case to adopt, implement, and or retire Storage and
Storage related technologies
maintain, and provide technical expertise in order to transfer knowledge,
storage systems, and other infrastructure components
Foundations, EMC VMAX and DataDomain Certifications.
with Tivoli Storage Manager
with CA Spectrum (and Zenos) is a plus
experience with the administration, operation and maintenance of VMware ESXi 6.x,
VMware vSphere, VMware vCenter SRM, Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016.
with Pure storage
with Tintri storage
with Tivoli Storage Manager
tape libraries, virtual tape libraries or other back up media
diagnostics and recovery technologies
channel, fiber channel over Ethernet, internet Small Computer System Interface
(iSCSI), Network File System (NFS), and Common Internet File System (CIFS)
Fiber channel and IP based storage networks
Storage Area Network (SAN)
Storage Quality of Service (QOS)
storage arrays, providing Network Attached Storage (NAS), Common Internet File
System (CIFS), Distributed File System (DFS), iSCSI block, FC block and Fiber
Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) block storage from one storage platform
Encryption (HW and SW), both at rest and in transit
for Data Recovery
Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) as applicable
Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance
prior to starting work. Must be US Citizen