Lead Storage Administrator

Ref#: 23813

Function: Cloud Services

Location: US, OH, Brook Park

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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. #LI-POST

The opportunity:

The OpenText Senior Storage Administrator will assist with general maintenance and upkeep of our global storage environment. Included in this; deploying storage changes, working with vendors, maintaining storage 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 focusing on commercial business.

You are great at:

Supporting 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 Responsibilites:
• 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:

• B.S. in computer science/information systems or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5-8 years progressively responsible experience in:
• Primarily HDS and EMC storage technologies, some familiarity with NetApp, HP 3Par Storage Array installation, configuration and administration would be considered an asset
• 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)
• Experience with EMC’s VMAX, VNX, Symmetrix and Celerra platforms, Hitachi (HDS), 3PAR storage, NetApp, Cisco SAN Switches & Symantec Netbackup and DataDomain.
• Familiarity with VMWare is an asset
• A basic understanding of system administration, troubleshooting and performance tuning of RedHat Enterprise Linux, HP-UX, Solaris & Windows Servers.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA), Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act

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