Our client is seeking a Sr Storage expert Engineer/Architect for a direct perm opportunity.
You will be working for a prestigious financial company located in the Tri- State area.
Hybrid work schedule (3 days a week in office).
The person needs strong strategic, communication and leadership skills. Must have a proactive mindset and willingness to work with other teams. Mentor, train and lead the storage area. Full understanding of storage -migration and implementation knowledge a must.
Strong knowledge of IBM ESS Storage.
Knowledge of ESS clusters.
GPFS environment experience around migrations a must.
Previous experience working with companies that utilize GPFS.
Strong knowledge of Linux RedHat.
Spearheaded implementation, migration and replication projects in various storage –(IBM, Pure, NetAPP).
Led storage improvement initiatives.
Oversee design, installation, configuration, maintenance, and performance tuning of power and storage systems for critical, 24/7 applications.
Guide direction of storage environment, delegating tasks to team members as necessary.
Work closely with Portfolio managers to review and manage technical requirements and business functional requirements.
Collaborate with System Administration, Database Administration, Network Administration, Information Security, and other stakeholders to plan and execute enhancements of major application systems.
Strategize with senior management to determine monthly capacity planning, current & future storage needs, and data protection solutions.
Liaise with external vendors, including Netapp, Pure Storage, IBM, and Microsoft to ensure all proposed solutions are within designated capital and operational budgets.
Lead technical discussions with senior executives that drive decisions and implementation approaches.
Leads API strategies, Deployment Strategies, adoption of modern cloud native architecture patterns.
Demonstrate continuous improvement by identifying opportunities for improvement and organize efforts/team members needed to address the areas of improvement.
Remain current on industry best practices and emerging technologies.
10+ years of proven experience in enterprise storage within financial industry.
Knowledge of enterprise infrastructure solutions, on-premises and cloud hosting platforms centered around data center storage and networking.