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Server and Storage Administrator


This is a Contract position in Calgary, AB posted July 13, 2019.

Server and Storage Administrator On behalf of our client, Procom is searching for a Server and Storage Administrator for a 9 month contract in Calgary, AB.

Server and Storage Administrator Job Details The IT Operations team requires assistance to managing the server storage systems.

This is a critical lT Operations position which requires daily maintenance.

In addition, the specific senior skill set for Storage expertise does not exist within team.

Server and Storage Administrator Responsibilities We are looking for having an experienced systems expert to perform daily server, storage configuration, administration, file archiving, capacity, availability planning, performance tuning, system health check, data backup and data recovery.

This candidate provides senior mentorship to the IT Operations team, building improvements in our server storage practices while maintaining these critical systems to ensure reliability and availability for all computing.

This candidate will also transfer expertise, knowledge on caring for this critical function to other team members to enhance depth of support.

• Complete run books about server storage system.

• Document daily operational tasks on server storage system.

• Resume server storage services after the annual power shutdowns in CP and ERO.

• Sustain current server storage system during contracted service period.

Server and Storage Administrator Must Have Skills
• Storage Technologies: RAID, LUNs, Direct Attached Storage (DAS), Storage Area Networks (SAN), Network Attached Storage (NAS), SAN attached magnetic tape libraries using Linear Tape Open (LTO) drives, Unified Storage Systems, multi-path software.

• Storage system vendors: EMC VNX, Data Domain, Networker, Tape Libraries etc.

• Replication Technologies: EMC Recover Point, EMC Mirror View, EMC SANCopy, EMC Snap Sure, SAN fabric extension technologies and protocols.

• Backup and Disaster Recovery technologies: EMC Networker, CommVault, VMware Data Recovery appliance, virtual tape libraries, disk-to-disk, disk-to-disk-to-tape technologies (FCIP, iFCP) and methodologies
• Block protocols: Fiber Channel, FCoE, iSCSI, SCSI, SAS.

• File protocols: NFS, CIFS, HTIP, FTP, WebDAV, SOAP, REST
• Efficiency technologies: Compression, de-duplication, thin provisioning, Storage Pools, network and storage caching technologies, hybrid array technologies.

• Demonstrated knowledge/familiarity in the following areas: o Application and Operating Systems: Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, including DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, Exchange, SCCM, SCOM, Skype for Business; VMware ESX.

o Appropriate software/device certifications highly desired.

o Public cloud skillset on AWS or Azure as an asset o Knowledge and awareness of ITIL process within an IT Technical Services environment.

• Possesses strong communications skills, both written and verbal, to exert a positive influence and work collaboratively with IT and Business teams, to ensure the success of projects and initiative.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in IT infrastructure analyst position.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in enterprise server, storage, virtualization, and network environment.

• Experience in the Alberta oil and gas industry and/or a regulatory Server and Storage Administrator Nice to Have Skills
• Can accept accountability for a line of work and ensure it is delivered at a high level of quality and consistency with little daily supervision.

• Works with other Team Leads to plan and coordinate activities and resolve issues
• Highly independent, goal oriented, and self-motivated
• Pro-active, positive, bright, motivated and highly engaged
• Team player with strong interpersonal skills
• Communication, planning, organization and documentation skills Server and Storage Administrator Start Date July 15, 2019 Server and Storage Administrator Contract Length 9 months