Senior Storage Administrator

  • Location

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    Infrastructure

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    €500 - €60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alison Byrne

  • Contact email:

    alison.byrne@experis.ie

  • Job ref:

    BBBH102074_1556706056

  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-04-30

Senior Storage Administrator

My client operates in a highly competitive and complex marketplace, offering a wide range of IT solutions and services in four primary domains:

Maintenance: hardware, operating system and software application maintenance

Operation: Operation services, User support, System Availability, Implementation services

Design: Design of Information Technology solutions and software systems integration

Consultancy: Consulting services, Infrastructure Solutions, Software development and implementation

Responsibilities:

  • Proactive monitoring of managed service components
  • Maintenance and administration of the Solaris and Linux environments
  • Maintenance and administration of NetBackup environment
  • SAN Storage management and allocation
  • Resolving issues with vendors including Oracle, EMC and Symantec
  • Day to day administration of the Solaris and Linux environments.
  • Manage faults reactively, diagnosing and resolving faults when they arise
  • Manage fault calls assigned to the role
  • Draft and implement agreed Change Requests
  • Maintain software and hardware to supported levels, patching/upgrading as required.
  • Installation, integration and maintenance and administration of central services.
  • Handling complex escalated technical customer or partner issues.
  • On site debugging of complex hardware and/or software issues
  • Support, analysis and proactive monitoring of Network and servers with appropriate software tools and method.
  • Update and upgrade complex IT products and systems
  • Handling and resolving routine tasks and problems
  • Ownership of assigned tasks and resolution of customer problems within SLA

Knowledge/Skills/ Experience:

  • 3+ years proven experience actively working with Solaris in a production operational environment
  • Fully familiar with standard operational activity including, scheduling, batch run, backup and recovery, Unix Scripting, User Management and Monitoring.
  • Knowledge of the Veritas tool set including Foundation Suite, Clustering and NetBackup.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of Unix storage and ideally have worked with SUN/Oracle, EMC or Fujitsu disk storage solutions.
  • A self-starter and should be able to operate in customer facing environment with minimal supervision.
  • Well-developed excellent communication skills both written and verbal, proven experience of technical documentation production, can demonstrate technical leadership
  • Flexibility on travel within Ireland for short term assignment
  • Experience providing consultancy to customers, recommendations and operational improvements etc.
  • Experienced in a wide range of technology areas.
  • Experienced in most areas of the solution lifecycle.
  • IT Certifications, good technical training background

For more information on this or other roles feel free to contact Alison on 01 6455250 or alison.byrne @ experis.ie