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Sr. Storage Administrator

Req id:  33516

Alpharetta, GA, US San Antonio, TX, US Menlo Park, CA, US Waukesha, WI, US Southfield, MI, US Denver, CO, US Dallas, TX, US Dallas, TX, US Lexington, KY, US Broomfield, CO, US Indianapolis, IN, US Pleasanton, CA, US Austin, TX, US San Mateo, CA, US Tinton Falls, NJ, US Gulf Breeze, FL, US Pasadena, CA, US Tucson, AZ, US Arlington, VA, US Salt Lake City, UT, US Gaithersburg, MD, US Columbus, OH, US Virtual, US Burlington, MA, US Brook Park, OH, US



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 



The Opportunity: #INDOT

Within the Opentext corporate environment, the senior storage administrator will be a member of a greater infrastructure services team responsible for the global corporate storage/backup environment and all facets that make up a typical enterprise storage/backup solution.  This role is responsible for deploying storage changes, upgrades and optimization standards, storage performance tuning.  You will participate in an on-call rotation to handle production impacting issues.  You will report to the leadership of Storage for Corporate Infrastructure Services.


You Are Great At:

The senior storage administrator will be responsible for changes, implementations and operational maintenance and support of various technologies and products as typical of an enterprise global environment; these technologies include but not limited to the following: Enterprise storage, enterprise backups, disk-based backup hardware, Enterprise backup/recovery software, Backup staging arrays, Network interconnects, Virtualized systems, Standalone physical systems, Monitoring, Various automation and orchestration packages


  • The senior storage administrator is expected to be responsive to direct assignments, monitoring alerts, automated tickets and escalations.
  • Providing oversight of the global storage/backup footprint, and forecasts based on usage and trending
  • Participating in strategic projects and providing storage/backup reports
  • Keeping up to date with storage vendor and backup vendor product offerings along with industry trends
  • Provide Level 3 expertise for break/fix issues environment by working with technical services storage/backup resources
  • Ensuring accurate and non-impactful changes are implemented in the production



What it takes:


  • Candidate must have successfully completed a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science or other related and relevant technology field.
  • Candidate must have at least 6 years' experience within medium to large enterprise (global scale)
  • Strong storage experience with NetApp FAS9000, Dell EMC, HPE Nimble, PURE preferred.
  • Experience with hyperconverged solutions such as NetApp HCI.
  • Strong backup experience with Veritas NetBackup v8.x, Dell EMC Data Domain (backup and replication), backup automation, Rubrik, Veeam.
  • General networking knowledge as relates to the OSI model, SNMP, Syslog, IP segmentation, VLAN designations, NTP, bandwidth throughput and saturation.
  • Backup concepts relating to type, iteration and retention as relates to compliance and legal statute.
  • Backup automation, scheduling and verification.
  • Cisco UCS platform as relates to backup staging and integration.
  • Data migration experience
  • Systems Replication, DR and Business continuity.
  • Knowledge of VMware & vSphere Administration and scripting
  • Assets include GCP/AWS/Azure infrastructure experience and scripting with Python, Powershell
  • Knowledge in Kubernetes, automation with Ansible, Terraform would be an advantage
  • Understanding of system administration, troubleshooting and performance tuning of RedHat Enterprise Linux, Solaris and Windows servers
  • Candidate should be familiar with ITIL methodology, change management.
  • Ability to workindependently, think and act responsibly and display good work ethics.
  • Candidate experience should have been broad and covering multiple disciplines within the storage and backup administration field.
  • Candidate should be experienced in developing technical documentation with diagrams
  • Candidate should be able to demonstrate organizational and attention to detail skills.
  •  Willing to work a rotating schedule of 24x7 on-call support


For New York and Colorado residents, this job is expected to pay in the range of  $105,000-$115,000/annum, in addition to a comprehensive and competitive group benefit and healthcare plan. Individual compensation will be determined based on skills and experience comparable to the job requirements.



While OpenText is an Equal Opportunity Employer, our efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

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With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

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Nearest Major Market: Alpharetta
Nearest Secondary Market: Atlanta

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