Dell/EMC Storage Administrator (HYBRID)

  • Location: Hillsboro, Oregon
  • Remote: Remote
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #896

Job Title:  Dell/EMC Storage Administrator

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  • We are looking for a hands-on person with demonstrated experience working in data centers, as the Dell/EMC Storage Administrator

doing the following tasks:

  • Dell/EMC Storage Administrator
  • Most Important: Dell Powerstore, Unity, Isolon, Powerscale, Data Demand 
  • Infrastructure rack and stack
  • Infrastructure decommission
  • Cabling, including running cable and tracing existing runs
  • Hardware repairs (with or without vendor assistance)
  • Managing service requests with vendors, including opening new tickets, managing existing tickets, and properly closing tickets
  • Hardware troubleshooting/triage
  • Asset tracking
  • Tracking and organization of spare hardware and accessories, and ordering new as needed

Technical tasks could include:

  • Dell-EMC enterprise storage administration
  • Integrate LDAP with infrastructure (especially Dell PowerEdge iDRAC)
  • Migrations from physical servers to virtual machines in ESXi
  • Work with Information Security for dead HDD disposal
  • Assist with deployment of Dell OpenManage Enterprise
  • Server, Storage, Network administration
  • Conduct PDU audits and general PDU management

Job Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience working in large data centers/enterprise data center environments
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Dell PowerEdge server hardware, Dell Powerstore, Unity, Isolon, Powerscale, Data Demand 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data center cabling and power distribution units
  • Demonstrated experience working directly with vendors to troubleshoot complex infrastructure issues
  • Intermediate knowledge of Windows and Linux operating systems, IP networking, DNS, Active Directory
  • Willingness to work in the data center environment 75+% of time
  • Dell/EMC Storage Admin: lead storage engineer is out for the foreseeable future; storage admin, not design experience needed, only needed to maintain current storage; all storage is Dell/EMC, can do admin on storage platforms, EMC Isolon/Dell Powerscale, Dell Powerstore, Dell/EMC Unity, Dell/EMC PowerMax, Dell/EMC ECS, Dell/MDS and Equal logic,  
  • Someone who can provision storage, who can open service requests in Dell, work with vendors to troubleshoot complex issues, troubleshoot problem themselves, installation tasks 
  • In process of moving data centers, any experience bringing storage down and testing would be great 

Doing the following tasks:

  • Ability to lift heavy objects
  • Ability to manage priorities with minimal supervision
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Willingness to travel (<5%) on occasion
  • Technical degree preferred, but would consider an exceptional non-degreed person with technical certifications

Nice to have skills:

  • Knowledge of VMware/ESXi administration (certification a strong plus)
  • Knowledge of Brocade fiber channel networking administration, especially fabric zoning
  • Knowledge of Juniper switch administration (network certification a strong plus)
  • Knowledge of F5 Load Balancers administration
  • Knowledge of Palo Alto Firewall administration


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