Cloud Storage Engineer

  • Squires Group
  • Greenbelt, MD, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Job Description
iland is looking for an experienced Cloud Operations Engineer to join our team of Cloud Engineers with a focus on deployment, management, administration and support of ilands storage ecosystem and platforms supporting customer-facing cloud services across all global iland data center locations. This role requires extensive operational and administrative experience in small, medium and large scale multi-tier storage systems, storage connectivity, storage provisioning and storage performance management within multi-tenant service-provider scale environments. This is a full-time, remote position within the North American region reporting to the Director of Cloud Operations.
ResponsibilitiesDeploy, manage and maintain the availability, performance and capacity utilization across multiple storage tier platforms used by iland as-a-service product offerings, including IaaS, DRaaS, BaaS, and others
Proactively manage and maintain all data protection and data integrity elements supporting the availability and resiliency of customer hosted data
Manage, monitor and optimize capacity utilization, snapshots, and storage volume placement and performance
Develop, track, and report KPIs associated with all storage subsystems including storage IOPS, latency, controller utilization and storage fabric throughput
Deploy, manage and maintain VMware storage subsystems and components including host storage connectivity, datastores, datastore clusters and vCloud Director storage profiles
Collaborate with Cloud Architecture and Development teams to ensure optimal execution of ilands cloud platform storage and data access requirements
Collaborate with Cloud Networking to ensure optimal storage fabric connectivity and performance
Manage and maintain storage capacity and storage performance requirements for 3rd party vendor software such as Zerto and Veeam
Act as an iland escalation engineer for customer problems including participation in engineering on-call rotation
Provide overflow capacity for Cloud Services deployment engineering functions, as needed
Maintain strong domain knowledge as a subject matter expert in the core storage technologies in use by ilands global cloud infrastructure platform
All other duties as assigned
The following skills represent the minimum requirements to be considered for this position:
University degree in technical discipline
3-5 years experience with HPE, Dell and/or Cisco storage technologies and storage products
3-5 years experience deploying and managing large-scale SAN, NAS and DAS storage systems
3-5 years managing application storage performance and availability to meet application or business demands
3+ years recent experience as a technical, hands-on, enterprise VMware administrator or managing VMware storage subsystems
Domain knowledge & expertise in monolithic or modular large-scale SAN subsystems
Domain knowledge & expertise in SDS and scale-out clustered storage systems
Experience working and operating within multi-site global data center environments
Experience with large-scale virtualization clusters with hundreds of VMs per cluster
Excellent communicator, high energy, positive attitude, aptitude for professional growth
Winning mindset with the ability to manage, coordinate and execute with focus during unplanned or unforeseen events
Preferred SkillsThe following skills represent additional proficiencies preferred to be successful in this position:
VMware VCP/VCAP certified
Experience working in large-scale service provider environments
Experience and familiarity with multi-tenancy
Enterprise customer-facing technical support experience
Microsoft server administrative experience (Server, SQL, etc.)
Experience with backup and DR solutions such as Veeam and Zerto
Competitive Salary
Stock Plan
401k Plan with Company Match
PPO Healthcare Insurance Plan
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
Short-Term Disability Insurance
Long-Term Disability Insurance
Paid Vacation & Holidays
About ilandiland has been in business for over 25 years and is an industry leader in the areas of Secure Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS), Secure Cloud Backup (BaaS), and Secure Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS). We provide an exciting, fast-paced environment that has been recognized by these industry leaders and more:
Gartner Magic Quadrant Disaster Recovery as a Service Leader: 2016-2019
Zerto Service Provider of the Year: 2016 & 2017
Veeam Innovation Award Winner: 2018 & 2019
Veeam Service Provider of the Year: 2016
The Forrester Wave Leader DR-as-a-Service Providers: 2017
Houston Business Journal #1 Best Place to Work: 2012, 2013, 2016, 2017
Nine Lives Media Inc. Talkin Cloud 100: 2011, 2012 & 2013
Houston Business Journal Houston Fast 100: 2012 & 2013
Cisco Cloud Managed Service Provider (Cisco Powered)
VMware Global Service Provider Partner (VSPP) of the Year: 2010-2012
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