Skillsoft is seeking an experienced and motivated Senior Storage Administrator professional to install, maintain and monitor SAN related software and firmware for customized eLearning solutions.
Installing, maintaining and monitoring storage area networks (SANs)
Installation and maintenance of SAN related software and firmware
Troubleshooting SAN performance and configuration issues
I/O subsystem design
Perform daily checks and maintenance activities
Production of usage, trending and inventory reports relating to the SAN
Installation and monitoring of tape backup hardware and software
Maintenance of backups of SAN configuration information
Documentation of procedures
Install and check for security patches to SAN related system
Maintain and update SAN scripts
Post-secondary education in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience
EMC Hardware: VMAX, VNX, DataDomain, Isilon, XtremeIO
EMC Software: ECC, Powerpath, Unisphere, SPA, SRDF, InsightIQ, XMS, OneFS, SNAPVX, SyncIQ
VMware ESXi 5.5, 6.5
Cisco Hardware: MDS, Nexus, Blade Technologies, UCS, S-series host
Cisco Software: Performance Manager, Fabric Manager, Device Manager
Quantum Hardware: Tape Libraries
Excellent understanding of ICDA technology, database clustering techniques, SAN, and capacity planning theory.
Advanced knowledge of Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016 operating systems.
Knowledge of Linux mainly centOS, and RHEL
Knowledge of Windows Clustering services.
Knowledge of windows scripting and programming languages.
Knowledge of Symantec Backup Software and Commvault Backup
Good knowledge of statistical analysis, numerical analysis, plotting and trending tools
Knowledge of enterprise systems performance monitoring and administration tools
Good understanding of Disaster Recovery and advanced data replication
Advanced level of desktop application skills (Word, Outlook, Excel, Visio) with ability to learn new technologies and applications quickly as new application skills are required for the position
Familiarity with the back-end design and administration of computer-based training systems is required.
SkillSoft specific technologies
Excellent communication, problem-solving and analytical skills
Ability to perform under extreme pressure
Professional manner with strong interpersonal skills; a team player and a relationship builder
Self-directed work habits, applied with creativity, resourcefulness and a sense of personal responsibility
Ability to communicate information and ideas clearly and concisely, orally and in writing
Ability to think strategically and plan for innovation/change; flexibility/adaptability
Excellent listening skills
Ability to mentor junior resources
Vendor certification is an asset
Working Hours 40 hours per week including on-call requirements