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Senior Virtualization/Storage Engineer

Title

Senior Virtualization/Storage Engineer

Location

Buffalo, NY

Overview

The selected candidate will be part of the IT engineering team that installs, supports, maintains, monitors, and manages our virtual and storage infrastructures that deliver high-performing private cloud solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Installation, maintenance and support of virtualization technologies using multiple hypervisors (Citrix, VMWare and Hyper-V).
  • Installation, maintenance and support of our enterprise SAN and backup/recovery environments using the following technologies; EMC, HP, Symantec Backup Exec, Veeam.
  • Customer data transitions from local environments to the private cloud whether it be physical to virtual, from backup to restore or a data sync process.
  • Responsible for R&D, design and escalated support of the storage and backup/recovery systems. 
  • Responsible for documentation of all related systems and processes to follow by others as best practices, how to’s, faqs.
  • Assist other IT team members with architecture and engineering tasks such as network engineering, network administration, scripting, database maintenance.
  • Collaborate with customers, business owners and technical staff to gather, analyze and translate business requirements into solution designs for new installations or upgrades.
  • Serve as a mentor, trainer and technical lead in areas of expertise and client solutions.
  • Requirements

  • 7+ years of experience demonstrating proven virtualization & storage management experience in an enterprise level environment using both SAN and NAS devices.
  • Strong skills in gathering solution requirements as it relates to storage planning and performance requirements.
  • Technical expertise in VMWare is mandatory.
  • Technical expertise in EMC & HP storage systems is mandatory. 
  • Other technical skills required include networking (fiber, iSCSI, switches, routers, firewalls) and operating systems (Windows, Linux).
  • Should have experience working with all levels of staff, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Professionalism, tact and customer focused attitude is critical.
  • Employment

    Full-Time

    Job Type

    Engineering