Infrastructure Technical Specialist

at State of IA - CAI

location Des Moines, Iowa

Updated on Dec 03, 2018

Contract Position
12 month(s)

  • Referral Bonus

    $537

    approx.
  • Signing Bonus

    $537

    approx.

Pay Rate $53.70 per hour

Experience 7-12 Years

Eligibility H-1B visa, US citizen

Industry

Information Technology Services

Travel

Not Specified

Job ID

DIADC643445

Working Remotely Allowed

No

JOB DESCRIPTION

OVERVIEW:  
The INTS has an overall knowledge of IT infrastructure and architecture that serves as a strong base for technical expertise in a specific product or program.  The emphasis of this position is on storage management, and the agency is looking for a person who is responsible for the entire system, not just someone who’s brought in on a project basis to migrate from one platform to another.  The right candidate is someone who has strong experience managing the entire system.  The emphasis of this position is on STORAGE MANAGEMENT, specifically someone with hands-on experience managing a large storage system end to end. The candidates for this position should be experienced doing the day-to-day feeding and monitoring of systems, in addition to doing must-have changes, studying performance statistics, communicating when upgrades are required, maintenance is required, capacity is needed, as well as many other issues.  

SCOPE:
Perform configuration management, problem management and monitoring of enterprise data storage systems. 
Provision storage for use by mainframes, virtual and physical servers and databases.
Collaborate with other IT personnel on technology and support design and issues.
Configure and manage DR replication to ensure the ability to recover systems during outage events rapidly.
Monitor health and utilization of systems.  Perform trending and performance analysis.  Provide health and performance reporting and take appropriate actions based on trends in data.

EXPERIENCE:

Demonstrated experience of at least four years in architecting and hands-on administration, configuration, and performance troubleshooting of IBM storage at an enterprise level:
Working knowledge of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and IBM V7000
IBM mainframe storage and virtual tape management  
SAN administration including zoning, LUN security, and HBA configuration
Experience with SAN replication technologies and disaster recovery planning
Working knowledge of basic RAID, storage tiering, storage architecture concepts, storage virtualization, replication processes, and storage best practices
Experience monitoring and troubleshooting storage performance.  IBM TPC experience preferred
IBM Spectrum Protect or Tivoli Storage Manager experience a plus
NetApp Data OnTap experience a plus
Demonstrated ability to identify, research and analyze technical problems and recommend solutions
Demonstrated ability to interact, advise, guide, train, and communicate effectively and professionally
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English

Skills Required:
Working knowledge of IBM SAN Volume Controller (SVC) and IBM V7000 Required 4 Years
IBM mainframe storage and virtual tape management Required 4 Years
SAN administration including zoning, LUN security, and HBA configuration Required 4 Years
Experience with SAN replication technologies and disaster recovery planning Required 4 Years
Experience w/basic RAID, storage tiering, storage architecture concepts, storage virtualization, replication processes and storage best practices Required 4 Years
Experience monitoring and troubleshooting storage performance. IBM TPC experience preferred Required 4 Years
IBM Spectrum Protect or Tivoli Storage Manager experience a plus Desired 2 Years
NetApp Data OnTap experience a plus Desired 2 Years
Demonstrated ability to identify, research and analyze technical problems and recommend solutions Required 4 Years
Demonstrated ability to interact, advise, guide, train, and communicate effectively and professionally Required 4 Years
Demonstrated ability to read and write fluently in English Required

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