Criterion Systems SUN/SAMFS/EMC Storage/Recovery Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

At Criterion Systems, Inc., we developed a different kind of business—a company whose real value is a reputation for excellence built upon the collective skills, talents, perspectives, and backgrounds of its people. Our Offerings: *100% employee-owned private Government contractor founded in 2005. *High retention rate because we work hard at holding onto talent. *Excellent Leadership Team comprised of individuals who have successfully built and run businesses and are involved in day-to-day operations to include an open-door policy. We are as large in 2016 as we have ever been! We are positioning ourselves to almost double in size in the next year due to several large Prime contracts we expect to be awarded by early 2017. Our employees are the most valuable assets. Are you ready to be appreciated?

PRIMARY FUNCTION

Criterion Systems, Inc. is seeking a SUN/SAMFS/EMS Storage/Recovery Engineer to support a recently awarded, fully funded contract in Kansas City, MO. Once hired you will be a part of the Storage Administration Services Team. This team handles the operation of all the geographically dispersed data centers. Categories of services to be provided include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Storage administration services

  • Storage design and architecture

  • Storage virtualization

  • Storage maintenance

  • Storage performance evaluation and analysis

Job Responsibilities:

  • Installing and configuring software; completing backup and restore requests; performing storage allocations; adding clients to backup policies; decommissioning systems; configuring media and master servers/drives/robots; performing updates/upgrades/patches to hardware/software/firmware; troubleshooting issues; monitoring systems; and reporting, etc.

  • Development and maintenance of required documentation. The documentation includes, but is not limited to, the following: SAN Billing Table, configuration documents, NetBackup documents, SAN administration request form, etc.

  • Operation of all aspects of storage administration tools and products including installation, configuration, operation, upgrading, and providing maintenance of products.

  • Scheduling, building, troubleshooting automation jobs, including compliance and remediation jobs, auditing jobs, package installation, and provisioning jobs.

  • Installing, configuring, upgrading, maintaining, and creating reports using reporting tools.

  • Monitoring and recommending improvements for performance of storage products.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Minimum 3-6 years of experience with job related skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree

  • One of the following certifications: IBM Certified Associate, HITACHI Associate, EMC Associate, Brocade Introductory, Oracle SUN/Solaris Associate OR NetApp Certified Storage Associate

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience providing technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation.

  • Specialized experience with enterprise storage solutions

  • Experience with storage administration techniques on enterprise class storage, mid-tier storage, and direct attached storage.

  • Familiar with virtualization techniques such as IBM LPARs, Solaris Zones, and VMware.

  • Familiar with requirements for telecommunication.

  • Must be US Citizen, Permanent Resident, or Green Card Holder

  • Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action-Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.