EMC storage Engineer


2019-09-05 00:35:19

Job location Houston, Texas, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: I.T. & Communications

Job description

Company Overview

xTECH360 is a leading IT professional services consultancy bringing together experienced IT professionals who share the vision to build long term client relationships through the consistent and reliable delivery of professional IT services. We service a range of Fortune 500 clients within Financial Services, Telecommunications, Media and Energy markets. Our core skills have developed from pure technology through to IT Infrastructure & Application Integration and Business Change, with strong Project and Program Management always at the core.


The Storage Engineer will be responsible for all aspects of managing and maintaining the EMC storage infrastructure including; performance management, zoning, firmware upgrades, security-patching, capacity & performance reporting & troubleshooting.


  • Provide day-to-day engineering, support & maintenance of production and development systems running on EMC (Isilon and VMAX)
  • Install and configure and troubleshoot EMC storage solutions
  • Responsible for EMC Symmetrix (VMAX) administration and support
  • Responsible for system performance tuning, capacity planning, maintenance patching and new version installation
  • Perform storage allocation tasks including but not limited to volumes, qtrees, quotas, etc.
  • Configure, monitor and maintain backups
  • Configure, test and maintain High Availability for storage environments
  • Perform data management and data migration between filers
  • Responsible for storage automation tasks using scripting tools
  • Responsible for migration of IBM Power Systems p-series (p7, p8, p9)
  • Provide on-going management and/or improvement of activities related to enterprise storage infrastructure
  • Manage or execute activities related to technical maintenance and administration of the environments
  • Document operational processes, procedures and standards
  • Perform other storage related duties as assigned


  • 5+ years' experience in managing and supporting Enterprise storage infrastructure environments
  • 5+ years experience with IBM Power Systems p-series (p7, p8, p9)
  • Strong knowledge of EMC Isilon, ExtremeIO, and DataDomain related storage solutions
  • Experience with storage protocols (FC, FcoE and iSCSI)
  • Experience with backup technologies (Commvault, NetBackup, Data Domain)
  • Block and File based data migration experience
  • Experience with Cisco Nexus and Brocade switches, concepts (ISLs, zoning) and associated management tools
  • 2+ years' experience integrating storage with VMware environments
  • 2+ years' experience with VMWare storage provisioning and optimization
  • 2+ years of scripting (Python, Perl)


  • Bachelor's degree in an Information Technology or related field


  • EMC certification desired

Core Values: Integrity, People, Collaboration & Teamwork, Accountability, Quality.

xTECH360 is committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people on the basis of their attitude and ability to contribute to our and our customers success, regardless of sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status .

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