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Lead Storage Administrator

Req id:  38431

Richmond Hill, ON, CA Waterloo, ON, CA Mississauga, ON, CA



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: 
The OpenText Senior Storage Administrator will assist with the general maintenance and upkeep of our global storage environment. Included in this; are deploying storage changes, working with vendors, maintaining storage infrastructure, ensuring performance specifications are met, and other duties as directed. This person will participate in an on-call rotation to handle production-impacting issues. The OpenText Senior Storage Administrator will report to the Senior Manager of Storage focusing on commercial business.

You are great at: 
Supporting the Operations Organization by employing systematic efforts that translate operational storage needs into configuration specifications that provide a robust, stable, and maintainable Production Storage Processing environment, meeting or exceeding all Business Requirements.

Primary Responsibilities:
•    Participate in strategic projects
•    Provide oversight of the global storage footprint
•    Provide storage forecasts based on usage and trending
•    Keep up to date with storage manufacturers' product offerings
•    Provide Level3 expertise for break\fix issues
•    Ensure accurate and non-impactful changes are implemented in the production environment by working with technical services storage resources
•    24x7 on-call support on a rotating basis


What it Takes:
• B.S. in computer science/information systems or equivalent combination of education and
5-8 years progressively responsible experience in experience. 
• Primarily NetApp and EMC storage technologies, some familiarity with HP 3Par Storage Array installation, configuration, and administration would be considered an asset
• Storage allocation, upgrades, and optimization standards
• Storage Performance Tuning
• Proactive monitoring and tools implementation
• Cisco MDS and Brocade SAN switch installation, configuration, and administration
• SRDF/DR , Storage management tools (ECC, SE, ESRS, SCG,  SMC/SPA)
• Experience with  EMC’s PMAX, VMAX, VNX,  Symmetrix, and Celera platforms, 3PAR storage, NetApp, and Cisco SAN Switches.
• Familiarity with VMWare is an asset
• A basic understanding of system administration, troubleshooting, and performance tuning of RedHat Enterprise Linux, HP-UX, Solaris & Windows Servers




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