Senior Storage Engineer

Short Description

Cisco is looking for a Senior Storage Engineer who can Establish, assure, and worked closely with service providers to align to Service and Operating Level Agreements.

Job Description

What You'll Do
Cisco IT is looking for you, a Senior Storage Engineer, to join our Infrastructure As A Service (IaaS) team. You will be responsible to design storage infrastructure services that are always on, robust, and self-healing in a hybrid cloud environment. This role involves multiple storage environments distributed globally with a focus on automation, self-healing capabilities, service and storage efficiencies. Responsibilities include:

  • Manage storage services hosted in the on-premise data centers.
  • Automate every possible process to enable user self-service and system self-healing
  • Continuously automate dashboard & analytic reporting
  • Monitor and tune storage infrastructure & requirements
  • Engage with storage vendors, to configure and optimize storage, solve problems to determine the root cause of future cause avoidance
  • Evaluate vendor proposals for purchases of hardware, software, and technical services to assure alignment to technical specifications
  • Capacity Management ‚?? Automate monitoring and report on storage usage and trends to perform capacity plan accordingly
  • Storage Lifecycle Management
  • Establish, assure, and worked closely with service providers to align to Service and Operating Level Agreements
  • Provide Storage Documentation to include Infrastructure Architecture, Configuration and run books

Who You'll Work With
When you work with us, you‚??ll be part of an infrastructure DevOps team passionate about automating and modernizing Cisco IT platform 2 (private cloud running on enterprise storage ‚?? NetApp, EMC with VMWare virtualization and bare metal servers). This team is comprised of Architects, Design Engineers, SME's and software developers organized in agile teams with daily or weekly scrum meetings using JIRA as a tool to track all activities with scrum or Kanban approach.

Who You Are
You have a positive relationship, communication, collaboration and ownership skills. You can project manage based on priorities and are able to lead/guide junior members. You plan, design, document, communicate and lead global initiatives & deployment. You have experience in supporting large global enterprise customers and work well across large functional teams. In addition, you have the ability to translate business requirements into technology requirements & solutions.

Minimum qualifications include:
  • 10+ years of experience in designing and supporting enterprise storage with growing responsibilities
  • Extensive storage knowledge and experience with NAS, SAN, and Software-Defined Storage in an enterprise private/hybrid cloud infrastructure.
  • Programming (e.g. python) and scripting & automation skills using API.
  • Experience with agile methodologies like Scrum or Kanban
  • Experience working with NetApp C-Mode and other enterprise storage solutions.
  • Experienced in Linux administration with SAN and NAS storage.
  • Experience with running storage systems that support virtualization (i.e. VMWare)
  • Extensive troubleshooting skills with NetApp, EMC, and MDS
  • Understanding of database design & integration with storage systems
  • Foundational knowledge of monitoring tools and threshold alerting

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