SAN - Storage Area Networks Administrator

Job type:
on-site
Start date:
ASAP
Duration:
n.a
From:
Rize Recruitment Ltd
Location:
Western Cape
Published at:
03/16/2013
Country:
flag_no South Africa
Project ID:
505770

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I am currently looking for a SAN (Storage Area Networks) administrator to work on a 12 month contract for a market leading client of mine in Cape Town, South Africa.

At least 5 years Experience in the following:

  • Implementation experience in SAN (Storage Area Networks), SVC (Storage Volume Controller) and TPC (TotalStorage Productivity Tool), Global Mirroring
  • Implementation experience with IBM Storage products as DS8000, DS6000 and DS4000 series

Storage Administrator

  • This individual needs to assist with BAU functions.
  • Experience in implementing storage solutions, experience and knowledge in implementing Hitachi, EMC, HP EVA, XP, Veritas Netbackup and Enterprise and midrange storage.
  • This role performs services to install, operate, maintain and monitor a clients installed IT services to ensure that client service levels are met.
  • The storage management disciplines include back-up, recovery, DR support, change, problem, incident, availability, configuration, operations, performance and capacity, and security management.
  • Activities range from the involvement with design and implementation of a storage management solutions covering one or more of the disciplines to the ongoing operation and management of the clients IT resources using primarily Veritas Netbackup for backup and recovery and a variety of SAN devices supporting TotalStorage.

Job description

  • Knowledge/implementation skills of IBM storage products, such as:
    - Implementation experience in SAN (Storage Area Networks), SVC (Storage Volume Controller) and TPC (TotalStorage Productivity Tool), Global Mirroring
    - Implementation and planning experience around IBM Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) and backup.
    - Implementation experience with IBM nSeries/NetApp product line and software
    - Implementation experience with IBM Storage products as DS8000, DS6000 and DS4000 series
  • Practical knowledge and skills around data migration in a Storage and server environment.
  • Knowledge around multiple OEM Storage environments and platforms
  • Strong technical leadership and communications skills
  • Knowledge and experience with the following is an asset:
    - Multiple skills in the UNIX area is an asset - AIX, Linux,
    - Knowledge of script writing for data migration in for Unix and Intel operating system environments
    - Knowledge around other OEM vendors such as EMC and HDS
    - Specific Certifications around Storage technology
    - Databases - Oracle, DB2
    - Applications - SAP