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Employee Type - ContractorExperience - Not SpecifiedIndustries - Information Technology


Storage Engineer

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Storage Engineer.

Storage Engineer – Job Description

  • The Storage Engineer will report to the Senior Manager within the Infrastructure Engineering organization.
  • Drive the development of strategies, capabilities, roadmaps, and proposals within the storage platform domain in line with the Banks requirements and industry/market trends.
  • Manage an efficient engineering process to get from requests for new storage technologies all the way through full engineering, first time build and hand-off to operational teams.
  • Effectively collaborate, influence and work with other teams across engineering, build, operations, project management and lines of business.
  • Leverage deep Storage technology expertise that includes Archival and Data Protection technologies to deliver quality designs as part of a fully integrated solution for new projects that is consistent with client requirements and project objectives following technology architecture and security standards.
  • Work with partners and team members within Technology to provide professional consultation services on technology best practices, standards and policies/guidelines.
  • Ensure that all areas in the organization that provision, deploy and support the Storage technology designs have the documentation they require to effectively execute their roles for project delivery.
  • Effectively identify and manage stakeholder engagement and impacts across the enterprise. Engage relevant stakeholders to review progress and obtain appropriate input, validation and approval of key decisions and design standard exceptions.
  • Work with vendor platform providers and engineering peers to keep abreast of trends, products, frameworks, and applications.
  • Work with other teams to design data protection solutions with consideration for overall strategy, installation, setup, data migration and administration, continuously striving to provide highly available and efficient storage solutions.
  • Implement best practices for storage platform technology designs i.e. upgrades, data migration plans, HA, local and remote site data replication and backup & recovery strategies.
  • Proactive in identifying opportunities for technology design improvements to build more robust platform domains. Review and contribute to design & build standards.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of external development, market conditions and their impact.

Storage Engineer – Mandatory Skills

  • 7+ years of storage management experience in large enterprises, designing, building and administering Data Protection infrastructure solutions.
  • Commvault (absolute must have)
  • Windows and UNIX Experience
  • In depth knowledge and experience with the data protection technology and its upstream/downstream interaction points across multiple platform domains and technology areas on both physical and virtualized environments.
  • Experience in developing strategies, roadmaps and designs for large-scale organizations. Enabling the enterprise the ability for rapid growth and scalable solutions that do not require extensive manual intervention.
  • Extensive project experience with data protection technologies including solid understanding of storage provisioning, virtualization, and performance management
  • Advanced understanding of Storage concepts: Data Protection (Backup /Archive), object storage, data replication, virtualization, and distance extension technologies.
  • Hands on experience data protection products and solutions, including: Commvault and Netbackup
  • Experience with UNIX and Windows operating systems.
  • Proven ability to present complex technical ideas in business-friendly language proven technical and troubleshooting skills with the ability to isolate root causes.
  • Utilize subject matter expertise to introduce new technologies, or new versions of existing technologies, into the organization.
  • Proven ability to collaborate across a large organization to effectively realize outcomes
  • History of making an impact, developing and executing on strategies and delivering superior results in both the short and long term
  • Proven ability to leverage deep subject matter expertise to develop and deploy a vision and align others to that vision. Known for providing creative thought leadership while also listening and engaging others to provide input in the shaping of that vision
  • Adapt to new different or changing requirements, quickly grasp new concepts, adapt and reflect on lessons learned - comfortable with ambiguity, analyzes and evaluates, defines problem/challenge, identifies alternatives and makes timely decisions

Storage Engineer – Nice to Have Skills

  • Solutioning, Designing, Documentation Experience
  • TSM and Data Domain

Storage Engineer - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 12 months to start

Storage Engineer - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto

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