Storage Administrator in Falls Church, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  998469

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  • B.S. in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • 8570 Compliance IAT Level II or higher (Security+, SSCP, or CCNA-Security active certification required)
  • 3+ years of Network Attached Storage (NAS) administration experience
  • Sound understanding of Storage Area Network (SAN) and NAS storage concepts.
  • Familiar with fundamental networking / distributed computing environments and concepts including DNS, WINS, and Active Directory
  • Must have knowledge of Dell EMC environment and concepts – NAS, CIFS, Volume Management
  • Performs troubleshooting and repairs as required as Tier 3 support
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills: capable of training Administrators in complex topics, making presentations to internal groups.
  • Able to communicate with customer at various levels of management.
  • Provide on-call 24x7 support and some after hours and weekend responsibilities expected.

  • Linux/UNIX experience
  • ITIL certification
  • Previous exposure and experience in a government data center
  • Familiarity with Symantec Netbackup application and backup fundamentals
  • Able to write intricate system and user documentation. Capable of writing and explaining purchase justifications.
  • Independent problem solving; self-directed, self-starting.

This position will support, monitor and maintain an IT infrastructure consisting of Linux and Windows platforms.
Job duties include supporting over 15 production servers and 100 client computers in a LAN/WAN environment. This role is a part of the Network Operations team of system and network administrator, and enterprise Subject Matter Experts.
  • Perform application patches, updates and tech bulletins in the production environment
  • Assist Systems Lead with related tasks as required
  • Assist Network Administrators to maintain the environment as required
  • Provide day-to-day SME level operational support including responding to incidents, troubleshooting, giving suggestions, and executing corrective action
  • Design and implement O&M solutions based on NAS storage technology
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Implement storage solutions from requirements to production environment
  • Develop project documentation such as project plan, detailed design, requirements analysis and implementation plans
  • Work side-by-side with Systems & Operations team to deploy new solutions into the infrastructure
  • Administration of Windows and Linux based server systems
  • Performs troubleshooting and repairs as required as Tier 3 support

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