Arizona Department of Economic Security
Senior Storage Area Network Administrator(Job Id 35994)
Department of Economic Security
Providing Opportunity, Assistance and Care for Arizonans in need!
Senior Storage Area Network Administrator
Division of Technology Services
6010 N. 57
Glendale, Arizona 85301
Position serves as a team member and an advisor to other data center technical staff. Configuring and administering Storage Area Network (SAN) and associated components; including Fibre Channel switch administration. Provisioning and allocating storage, troubleshooting hardware and connectivity issues as well as software upgrades to the SAN environments. Assist with storage analysis, capacity planning, and performance planning of storage components
Administers the full range of disciplines including but not limited to configuring and administering Storage Area Network (SAN) and associated components; including Fibre Channel switch administration, hardware cabling and maintenance, and virtual infrastructure storage administration
Provides guidance, assistance, training, and education, provisioning and allocating storage, troubleshooting hardware and connectivity issues as well as software upgrades to the SAN environments
Reviews configuration change proposals for compliance to established standards, guidelines and policies.
Assists with storage analysis, capacity planning, and performance planning of storage components
Performs system analysis, designs, constructs and tests infrastructure. Manages backups and replications between physical sites. Performs routine equipment checks and preventative maintenance on critical storage systems
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (KSAs):
Various infrastructure technologies and in-house developed applications utilized in the enterprise
Storage Area Network (SAN) and associated components
System analysis, designs, constructs and tests infrastructure
Fibre Channel switch administration
Hardware cabling and maintenance
Analyze software system, and network complex service flows in a virtual storage environment
Develop project plans related to equipment or system changes or installations
Monitor, measure, diagnose and trouble-shoot system problems using software/hardware devices designed for this purpose
Demonstrated expertise in information system configuration management
Leads initiatives to develop solutions to improve efficiency and reduce waste
Balance, prioritize and organize multiple tasks
Build strong relationships inside/outside the organization
Lead projects to successful completion and on time
Technical writing techniques/process and express technical information in both oral and written form in a clear, well organized, and grammatically correct manner to both technical and non-technical personnel to include reports, charts, graphs, and visual images
Install, configure, and maintain storage technologies
Bachelor's degree plus 8 years of extensive experience in systems engineering (or equivalent experience).
NetApp certifications and experience strongly desired
5 years SAN administration experience in enterprise data center environment
Have a current, valid state issued driver’s license appropriate to the assignment. Employee is subject to driver’s license record checks and must maintain an acceptable driving record, valid motor vehicle insurance and registration, and must complete any required training (see Arizona Administrative Code R2-10-207.12).
Apply for and show proof of receipt of a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card that meets Level One requirements
Successfully complete the Electronic Employment Eligibility Verification Program (E-Verify), applicable to all newly hired State employees
Successfully pass background and reference checks. Employment is contingent upon completion of the above-mentioned process and the agency’s ability to reasonably accommodate any restrictions
The Department of Economic Security offers a comprehensive benefits package to include:
Vacation with 10 paid holidays per year
Health and dental insurance
Life insurance and long-term disability insurance
Optional employee benefits include short-term disability insurance, deferred compensation plans, and supplemental life insurance
Positions in this classification participate in the Arizona State Retirement System (ASRS).
Please note, enrollment eligibility will become effective after 27 weeks of employment.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact 602-771-2932 for assistance.
Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation such as a sign language interpreter or an alternative format by contacting 602-364-3981. Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Arizona State Government is an AA/EOE/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.
Job Reference #:
Arizona Department of Economic Security
Website : https://des.az.gov/
The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) is Your Partner for a Stronger Arizona. Mission: The Arizona Department of Economic Security makes Arizona stronger by helping Arizonans reach their potential through temporary assistance for those in need, and care for the vulnerable. Values: Accountability – We commit to excellence, innovation and transparency. Integrity – We are trustworthy, honest and reliable. Respect – We appreciate each other, and value those we serve. Teamwork – We collaborate with humility, and partner with kindness. Diversity – We respect all Arizonans, and honor those in need.