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Greater Lansing Area, United States, North America
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Job type:
$83K - $93K
Apply before:
12 Feb, 2018

SAN Administrator

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Our client is a leading financial services company based in the Lansing area.  Our client is seeking a lead Storage Administrator for a contract to direct role.

Designs, monitors and configures the enterprise storage area network (SAN) infrastructure to ensure optimal system storage availability and performance. Ensures data integrity processes are maintained and system backups/recovery operations are successfully executed. 

The following are high level requirements for this role:

  • Have done Replication, Copy, SnapCopy and FlashCopy (not just provisioning the disk)
  • 3+ years of experience with San Storage and enterprise storage arrays
  • CLI experience (Command Line Interface), not just GUI   


  • Monitors and maintains server backup/recovery infrastructure, which includes daily operational tasks and various project work.
  • Installs, integrates, and configures storage host software/hardware.
  • Analyzes data integrity processes, monitors service results, and diagnoses problems.
  • Develops, monitors and maintains data replication cycles.
  • Develops performance metrics and storage asset/allocation reports.
  • Develops and maintains automation tools to manage the storage infrastructure.
  • Evaluates the storage infrastructure to ensure disaster recovery readiness.
  • Prepares documentation regarding processes, procedures, and problem resolution techniques.
  • Ensures and coordinates the resolution and correction of production failures.
  • Designs and manages SAN infrastructure, including logical layout.
  • Designs, tests, and maintains business continuity and disaster recovery plans for storage/backup administration.

Other duties:

  • Share on-call responsibilities for 24/7 support of infrastructure.


  • Unix / Linux administration experience - 5+ years                             
  • San Storage and enterprise storage arrays - 3+ years                      
  • CLI experience (Command Line Interface), not just GUI                                         
  • Spectrum Virtualize (SVC) experience                                 
  • Have done Replication, Copy, SnapCopy and FlashCopy

-       not just provisioning the disk

  • Experience with setup and building an environment, or multi datacenter, Not just day to day administration            
  • Unix Scripting experience
  • Significant technical knowledge of various OS related functionality including, but not limited to Backups, Capacity Planning, Disaster Recovery, and File System Management.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience with various storage replication software, SAN switches, and storage management software/hardware.
  • Perl and Korn shell scripting (preferred)    

Job keywords/tags:  SAN Administrator , SAN , Data Integrity , System Backups , Recovery , Replication , SnapCopy , Copy , FlashCopy , Enterprise Storage Arrays , CLI , Command Line Interface , Unix , Linux