Job Description :
Job Title: EMC Storage Admin L3 Location: Newark, CA Duration: Contract Rate: $Negotiable Senior Consultant: * Extensive knowledge of storage, server, and blade technology, processes, industry expertise and consultative sales skills to assess and educate customers on value of storage infrastructure and management. * Build in-depth knowledge of clients' technical and business priorities, challenges and initiatives that can be translated into Storage and Virtualization solution opportunities. * Perform complex analysis of storage, backup and DR environments under limited supervision. * Exercises initiative in architecture enterprise data storage designs, programming, and modifications of backup storage applications programs for small, mid-size and large environments; using a variety of different operating systems (UNIX, Windows, Linux, etc * Determines the impact of changes in systems and applications upon the enterprise data storage architecture, and makes recommendations to support release planning and implementation for applications developers and systems administrators. * Leads systems administrators in their consideration of the impact of changes in configurations upon enterprise data storage requirements. * Creates Statements of Work and documentation for Backup, Recovery and Storage environments. * For the enterprise data storage backup environment, supports the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, and implementation. * Perform product evaluations and comparative deep dive analysis, and make recommendations to customers for best of breed product and offerings. * Lead and monitor all customer implementation deliverables including installation, configuration, and testing of data storage backup components. * Design and implement backup de-duplication and recovery plans. * Design and implement health check operations for storage and backup environments. * Resolve and troubleshoot technical issues on data storage and backups. * Author, review and update documentation of procedures and methods as needed. * Provide engineering leadership in design and implementation of backup strategies and technologies. * For the data storage backup environment provide written deliverables for action plans, long-term strategies, migration plans, best-practice recommendations, capacity planning. * Good understanding of Virtualization technologies such as VMware and its integration with Storage. * Good understanding of EMC Storage Management products and offerings. * Plan the implementation of recovery of systems and services and participate in scheduled disaster recovery exercises.