Storage Engineer

Job Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
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Unix Engineering


Our Storage engineers are at the top of their game. They’re wizard Storage engineers and experts in a variety of Storage gear, but despite their technical prowess they’re driven to gain more knowledge and skills. They know that there’s always more to learn and do, and that’s why they thrive at IPsoft. 


  • Provide L2 level support to large and mixed storage environments
  • Display your multi-tasking expertise and patience to troubleshoot critical issues under pressure
  • Service provisioning requests for new storage.
  • Service provisioning requests for removing decommissioned storage
  • Work with vendor for BreakFix.
  • SAN attach/detach new storage arrays/switches/hosts.
  • Apply firmware/do maintenance tasks on storage/switch/HBAs.
  • Analyze performance bottlenecks, suggest and implement improvements and work arounds.
  • Produce capacity planning reports and be able to forecast storage growth.
  • Implement/Monitor and support any DR function(s).
  • Spot opportunities for automation
  • Examine your clients' metrics to improve SLAs, QoS, MTTRs 
  • Participate in storage related projects to improve the infrastructure


  • 4+ years storage admin experience
  • Expertise with at least 2-3 of the following storage vendors' products: EMC VMAX/ VNX/ DMX/CX/NS, HP 3PAR/XP/EVA, IBM XIV/v900/CG8/SVC, NetApp V7/V8
  • In depth knowledge of at least one of the following Fibre switch vendor products/software: Brocade, Cisco
  • Experience with replication technologies like SRDF/TimeFinder, EMC Recoverpoint
  • Experience with management software like Ionix Control Center, HP Storage essentials, UniSphere.
  • Knowledge and Experience with multipathing software on the host(s) including ESX/ESXi, Linux and Windows 

Rockstar Qualifications:


  • Nagios, Perl or PHP, VMware, Vblock, AWS, backup technologies
  • Storedge


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