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Storage Architect/Administrator

Job Title: Storage Architect/Administrator
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 1 year
REF: STRGARCH2323_1559151326
Contact Name: Ellise Fleming
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Our client, a global provider of IT services, requires an experienced Storage Architect for Architecting and Administration of backup and storage for a global IT environment. This is for a 1 year temporary contract based in London to start ASAP. Weekend work and flexibility required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administrate and architect backups and storage for a global IT environment
  • Support storage and backups for global environment and execute backup and restore in a virtualized infrastructure
  • EMC, IBM, NetApp, Hitachi and Storage Array installation, configuration and administration
  • Work closely with external vendors and other personnel in order to optimize and facilitate the best solution to meet the needs of the business.
  • Strong knowledge in Migration & Datacentre Consolidation
  • ITIL Process knowledge (Problem, Incident, Change Management)
  • To support the customer storage architects and designers
  • To work collaboratively with the customer management team
  • Communication, assertive & team leading

Key Skills/ Knowledge:

  • Storage allocation, upgrades and optimization standards
  • Work with Engagement/Project Managers to provide timely status updates on project/engagement
  • Configure all aspects of the backup infrastructure including secondary storage frames, switches and disk/tape topologies as directed in various configurations using knowledge of backup concepts
  • Develop and maintain standards and procedures for storage/backup systems across a complex computing infrastructure
  • Provide recommendations to improve the storage infrastructure, and address/ lead critical issues and root cause analysis
  • Flexible to the project demands