Lead Storage Administrator

Ref#: 27857

Function: Cloud Services

Location: Netherlands, Amstelveen

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OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

The opportunity:

The OpenText Senior Storage Engineer will assist with general maintenance and upkeep of our global storage environment. Included in this; deploying storage changes, working with vendors, maintaining storage backup infrastructure, ensuring performance specifications are met and other duties as directed.

This person will participate in an on-call rotation to handle production impacting issues. The OpenText Senior Storage Administrator will report to the Senior Manager of Storage for Commercial Platforms.

You are great at:

To support the Operations Organization by employing systematic efforts that translate operational storage needs into configuration specifications which provide a robust, stable and maintainable Production Storage Processing environment, meeting or exceeding all Business Requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Participate in strategic projects
• Provide oversight of the global storage footprint
• Provide storage forecasts based on usage and trending
• Keep up to date with storage manufacturers product offerings
• Provide Level3 expertise for break\fix issues
• Ensure accurate and non-impactful changes are implemented in the production environment by working with technical services storage resources
• 24x7 on-call support on a rotating basis

What it takes:

• EMC’s VMAX, VNX, Symmetrix and Celerra platforms, Hitachi (HDS), 3PAR storage, NetApp, Cisco SAN Switches & Symantec Netbackup and DataDomain.
• Hands-on VMware & vSphere Administration and scripting.
• Understanding of system administration, trouble-shooting and performance tuning of RedHat Enterprise Linux, HP-UX, Solaris & Windows Servers.

Education and Experience:
B.S. in computer science / information systems or equivalent combination of education and experience. 5-7 years progressively responsible experience in;
• EMC, Netapp, Hitachiand HP 3Par Storage Array installation, configuration and administration
• Storage allocation, upgrades and optimization standards
• Storage Performance Tuning
• Proactive monitoring and tools implementation
• Cisco MDS and Brocade SAN switch installation, configuration and administration
• SRDF/DR , Storage management tools (ECC, SE, ESRS, SMC/SPA), NetBackup Administration

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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