Senior Systems Storage Engineer - Working from home

Posted 22 December 2021
Salary£75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Job type Permanent
DisciplineTechnology Recruitment
Contact NameMartin Warner

Job description

Due to expansion my client is looking to recruit a very strong Senior Systems Engineer who can demonstrate excellent experience in the storage arena

*** please note that this role is predominantly working from home but occasional visits to the West London HQ will be required ***

To be considered for this role you will need to have experience in the following areas

- NAS platforms
- Very strong VMWare
- FC (fibre channel) network experience
- Dell/EMC platforms
- Disaster recovery experience
- Windows
- Very good project awareness and leading skills

The role is varied and will consist of

Supporting a growing environment of various storage & compute hardware.

Working with the existing OS, Application, Network and Virtualisation teams to manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot, and support servers, storage & backup systems for a large number of clients.

The successful candidate will take leadership of technical projects and coordinate all aspects of the project lifecycle

This will include design, implementation and customer liaison.

Implementing new system hardware and software and providing input for developing local operating procedures and policies as needed.

Monitoring the ongoing operation of the systems and providing utilization reports using existing tools to identify problems and corrective actions as needed.

Responsible for design, installation, configuration, security and maintenance of highly available enterprise compute, storage & backup systems

Be the customer facing technical lead on assigned projects, create HLD & DLD documentation and present as necessary
Monitor performance, errors, and warnings on compute and storage systems
Maintain storage & compute policies and standards
Troubleshoot performance problems and propose short term fixes and long-term solutions
Refresh data from one environment to another at the request of the application development staff
Follow ITIL practices for Change Management
Communicate effectively to senior members of IT, other IT staff & customer representatives
Ensure data replication across sites is kept consistent and mission critical applications can be recovered in a timely manner.
Carry out storage & compute migration activities and hardware refreshes.
Ensure the compute & storage estate is kept up to date with regular patching & maintenance of the underlying infrastructure.

The successful candidate will join the Systems Engineering team and deliver world class support & implementation of large-scale enterprise Compute & storage appliances & software.

There is a major focus on key client issues that impact the core business by maximizing operational value, driving down the cost of quality, and enhancing technology innovation.

This is a very exciting role and a chance to join a major success story

Please send your CV to me, Martin Warner, and I will get back to you as soon as possible