System Engineer – Enterprise Data Storage Systems (EDSS)

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Position Title System Engineer – Enterprise Data Storage Systems (EDSS)
Position Type Full Time
Position Location Washington, D.C. metro area
Tracking Code 00585
Daily Responsibilities

Support of daily operations and maintenance with a focus on enterprise storage systems and networks administration in support of client offices, Exchange, financial systems, vendor servers, agency servers and application servers.

  • Assist agency with system administration activities relating to the ever-expanding EDSS infrastructure consisting of over 6 PBs or primary and data protection storage
  • Configuration, allocation, and management of the storage infrastructure
  • Integration and operations for complex systems in an enterprise data center environment
  • Enterprise-level applications, backup and disaster recovery support
  • Enterprise data migration and data replication
  • Advanced troubleshooting, trending analyses, capacity planning and technical support
  • Creating and/or providing inputs towards SAN/NAS storage system documentation and status reports including but not limited to After Action Reports, Standard Operating Procedures, System Baseline Change Requests and Configuration Management Plans.
  • Effective communication, both orally and in writing, with senior staff, information systems professionals and the non-technical user community
  • Provide assistance in planning, designing, and evaluating hardware and software recommendations to enhance and improve the EDSS as a whole.
  • Ability to work shifts to provide support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Required: Years of Experience (min)
  • 6 years of relevant experience, on enterprise data storage systems
Required: Degree
  • Bachelor’s degree in the related field or the equivalent combination of education and work experience
Required: Experience
  • Cisco
    • Cisco MDS 9000 Multilayer SAN Switches or equivalent
    • Cisco Fabric Manager & Device Manager
    • Cisco NX-OS Software
    • Data Center Network/Fabric Manager DCNM/DCFM
  • SAN and NAS Storage
    • SAN Zones, inter-switch links (ISLs)
    • SAN Performance and Capacity Tools, vRealize, M&R, NetApp InSight SRM
    • Fiber Channel SANs, FCoEs, FCIP, Block and File Storage (CIFS, NFS and Mixed protocols) Implementations and support
    • Implementation and provisioning
  • EMC Storage Management Tools
    • Performance and Capacity
    • EMC Centera
    • EMC Unified VNX series and / or VMAX, VPLEX, Xtreme IO, Unity Series
    • Flash Storage, FAST VP, Cloud integrated storage devices
  • NetApp
    • System Manager, Oncommand Unified Manager, Performance Manager, Workflow Automation (WFA)
    • NetApp FAS, All Flash storage, Data ONTAP, Cloud Connectors
  • Cloud Services
    • Backup and Disaster Recovery (DR) to cloud using AWS, Azure, Object storage, Cloud storage deployments
  • Data Protection using Backups and Archive Softwares
    • VEEAM, Veritas Netbackup, Exagrid, Veritas appliances, Snapvault, Replication director snapshots, Cloud integrated Backup and Archive
  • Storage, systems or backup administration for large environment enterprise infrastructure systems
  • Data Protection technologies/softwares using EMC array snapshots, Recoverpoint, SRDF, MirrorView, NetApp array snapshots, snapmirror, snap vault, snap Manager, Metro clusters
  • Understanding of/with: VMware ESX; vSphere; vCenter; cloud technologies; IT security and encryption technologies; Network Attached Storage (NAS) technologies; BCDR procedures; HP Blade Frame Chassis, HP Virtual Connect hardware; Converged infrastructure technologies; Data center layout and designs; Hybrid, private and public clouds; Active/Active configurations
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to troubleshoot and resolve issues with network/operating systems
Required: Clearance
  • Able to secure and maintain Federal Government security clearances

About Systems Plus

Systems Plus is headquartered in Rockville, MD with over 2 decades of experience providing Global Enterprise Management, Technology, Engineering and Professional services and solutions across Defense and Federal Civilian government sectors.

From Discovery to Delivery, Systems Plus brings a greater measure of confidence, commitment and value to our clients. With various Defense and Federal contracts across the United States, Europe and Pacific/Asia, we are driving innovation and excellence within the Special Operations Forces Components and Commands, Defense Health Agency, United States Air Force, United States Marine Corps, National Institute of Standards and Technology, House of Representatives and more.

Through our diverse portfolio of clients and capabilities we power vision and insight—discover what’s possible with a Small Business that thinks BIG!

Interested individuals should email their resume with salary expectations and with a cover letter to or fax them to (301) 948-3918.