Position: Sr. Storage Engineer
Up to $110K+ DOE + Bonus + PS - Excellent total package
Local Candidates Only
Location: Boston, MA Area

Mid-Sized, successful, and growing Boston based global investment management
company - Great Company - Lots of Upside - Excellent Compensation Package -

Position Responsibilities - Summary:
Client is seeking a Senior Storage Engineer to join the System Engineering
team who are responsible for design, maintenance, security, recovery, and
support of Storage Infrastructure. The person in the role will design,
architect, and implement storage and backup solution in the mixed
environment of Unix/Windows operating systems.

Responsibilities Include: Develop and integrate disk storage based snapshots
to provide mechanism for immediate snapback if a system needs to be restored
rapidly due to application or operating system corruption of data. Develop
and document standards/procedures/strategies/scripts that maximize the
functionality and reliability while minimizing downtime. Provide technical
assistance for applications installs, backup/recovery strategies, to address
applications performance issues and general platform problem analysis.

Position Responsibilities - Detailed:
- Deploy storage solutions into new and existing environments.
- Diagnose and resolve problems in multiple storage environments,
coordinating with coworkers and vendors as necessary to facilitate maximum
availability of client applications in financial and other mission critical
- Work with clients and sales team to determine data storage
requirements in business development opportunities.
- Perform storage workload modeling and prediction for sizing and
- Perform capacity planning and reporting to ensure efficient use of
- Closely monitor server storage performance and utilization,
identify problems and recommend/implement solutions.
- Maintain replication relationships and recovery environments.
- Implement and document recovery procedures.
- Support recovery in the event of systems failure or disaster.
- Provide post-installation training and technical support to
clients and coworkers

Required Skills and Competencies:
- Strong client focus and management of client expectations.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Excellent teamwork skills.
- Ability to present and explain technical information to diverse
- Ability to write clear proposals and technical documents.
- Strong interpersonal skills at all levels of management and
ability to motivate team members to apply skills and techniques to solve
dynamic problems.
- Solid project management skills.
- Ability to weigh various suggested technical solutions against the
original business needs and choose the most cost-effective solution.

- 8-10 years of Storage Experience
- Must have a thorough understanding of Network Appliance (NetApp)
products and architectures specifically 3xxx series and 6xxx series
- Solid understanding of NFS and CIFS administration in a NetApp
- Prior experience deploying NetApp solutions in the field.
- Experience deploying and maintaining FibreChannel and layer 2/3
Ethernet networks
- Experience with site to site and DR replication (ie SnapMirror and
- In-depth knowledge of general storage technologies: iSCSI, FC,
- Cisco MDS 9000 series switches knowledge.
- Solid understanding of networking and distributed computing
concepts, including principles of network-routing client/server
- Comprehensive Experience in deploying and managing MS Active
Directory, MS Exchange, and MS SQL Server.
- Understanding and Implementing ILM Policy with Tiered Storage.
- At least five years of experience in a technical support role in
one or more computing environments.


- Compellent Storage Knowledge is a Plus.
- Prior experience or familiarity with alternative storage products
is desirable.
- Knowledge of Distributed File Systems (DFS) beneficial.
- Experience with Virtualization Technologies a plus.
- Linux/Unix administration, and scripting knowledge desirable.

Up to $110K+ DOE + Bonus + PS - Excellent total package
No Sponsorship Available - No Relocation Available - Local Candidates only

Contact Information:
Gary Wright - President - Wright Associates
Phone - (508) 761-6354
Email - replywrightassociates AT verizon DOT net
Website - www.wrightassociates.org