Job Description :
Title of Position: EMC Storage Administrator Certification - Isilon
Location: Frisco, TX
Duration: Long Term
Rate: $50-60/hr c2c all inclusive

Roles & Responsibilities:

Must have EMCSA Certification on Isilon - Must
Must have experience with NAS Technologies, including, but not limited to, EMC family of products (VNX, VMAX, VPLEX, Isilon, Data Domain, Recover Point) * Must
8+ years of strong experience with various protocols (TCP/IP, FC, iSCSI, FCoE)
EMC Celerra/VNX administration
Creation of CIFS/NFS/Multiprotocol shares.
Configure Snapshots, Celerra Replicator, CAVA and Usermapper.
Knowledge of migrating data from old VNX appliance to new VNX/Isilon appliances.
EMC Isilon Administration, SMB/NFS/Multiprotocol shares.
Configure Smart Connect zones, Sync IQ, Snapshot IQ, AV Scans, LDAP integration.
Unix skills and CLI experience of administering multiprotocol permissions.
Troubleshooting CIFS and NFS issues.
Knowledge of DFS links, Change Control procedures and Ticketing systems.
Candidate must be able to write Shell or Perl scripts to automate daily management and reporting functions. Experience of volume management and multi-pathing on both Windows, VMware and
Knowledge of Fiber Channel networking and other technologies necessary for architecting and supporting storage solutions
Ability to provide off hours and weekend support for the enterprise storage infrastructure, as well as other duties as required and/or assigned
Solid understanding of Networking, VMWare environments and Cloud Infrastructure
Strong technical ability on multiple storage platforms (e.g. EMC VMAX3, EMC VNX, EMC Isilon, Brocade FC Switches, Cloud Infrastructure)
Hand on experience on Adaptive Optimization, Performance monitoring and management using CLI and System Reporter, vendor management, FLASH CACHE, RAID protection
Proficient Experience working in both Windows and Unix-based environment with comfortable familiarity with operating system commands and operations
Fluent in English speaking and writing.
Strong analysis and problem solving skills.
Proven track record of being self-motivated with a desire to learn, proactive.
Strong documentation skills.
Ability to effectively collaborate and communicate with team members and customers in other countries
Willing to work in 24x7x365 shift rotation.
Good interpersonal skills. Works effectively with persons in all levels of operation and of diverse cultural backgrounds, personalities and temperaments.

Experience & Qualifications:

Responsible for all aspects of SAN installation, configuration and performance management during transition and transformation activities and ongoing level3 support
Engineer, implement and maintain complex enterprise storage area networks primarily those from EMC as well as Brocade fiber channel switches
In collaboration with other architecture and engineering teams (System Engineering, Database Administration, Network Services and Application Development), analyze and design enterprise
storage systems used for Customer Data Management, high transaction database processing and storage. Manage the subsequent implementation, documentation and maintenance of said systems
Working with other Information Technology staff, Project Management Office and business units gather, analyze and translate business requirements into a solution design for new installations or
upgrades to existing platforms
Serve as the technical engineer and lead on projects, including coordinating the installation, maintenance, repair and replacement of hardware and software with end users, vendors and Information
Technology staff and vendors performing contracted work
Provide technical leadership for storage-related projects, including switch upgrades and installations, disk consolidations, preventive maintenance during regularly scheduled maintenance windows
in accordance with internal change management processes and procedures
Management of all storage infrastructure software versions, installations, upgrades and patch installations
Plan and evaluate complex SAN, NAS, and Back-up systems, and making recommendations for resources required to maintain, and expand service levels
Collaborate with various teams to do performance analysis, tuning and troubleshooting
Provide technical expertise and guidance on strategic direction and developing and maintaining roadmap
Incident management and preparation of RCA report.
Problem management.
Managing team for rosters and providing technical support.
Implementing short / long term plan.
Monitoring overall functioning of process and identify improvement areas.
Provide all necessary updating on operations as well as on primary task done by Tier 3 resource.
Actively participate in service improvement plans.
Maintain documentation for audits.