Storage Specialist II

1 week ago
Requisition ID
2017-2023
# of Openings
1
Position Type
Temporary Full-Time
US-AZ

About PCM

PCM is one of the fastest-growing value added direct marketers of technology solutions for business, government and educational institutions as well as consumers. We’ve built an environment that is fast-paced, growing and continually changing with the needs of industry. Our rapid growth and expansion has created numerous career and advancement opportunities. 

 

Providing IT solutions nationally since 1987, PCM, Inc. is an industry recognized, publicly traded, value-added direct marketer of technology products, services and solutions to businesses, government, education, and individual consumers. Fully accredited and authorized by major manufacturers including HP, Apple, Cisco, Microsoft, Dell, and 1500 others, PCM offers product and service solutions through field sales, call center, and eCommerce venues. With annual sales of $1.5B+ , 3000 employees and over 400,000 products available, PCM delights in serving small, medium and enterprise level businesses. 

 

PCM is an exciting and rewarding place to work.

Overview

Participate in the development of key storage reference architecture.  Ensure available space for systems and applications through ongoing capacity management and planning.  Participate in the development of service specifications, internal standards, policies and procedures to adapt to evolving technology and business needs.  Ensure recovery activities fall within agreed upon SLAs.  Work closely with infrastructure and application teams to execute storage consolidation/modernization, hardware standardization and storage/backup/recovery projects. Operational responsibilities include 24x7x365 support, capacity planning, monitoring, patching, system installation and problem resolution across storage, backup and recovery technologies.  Respond to support requests and incident through USD Service Desk system, respond and resolve issues according to SLA policies.  Create and manage Change Orders for deploying changes in the infrastructure

Responsibilities

  • Participate in the development of key storage reference architecture. Ensure available space for systems and applications through ongoing capacity management and planning.
  • Participate in the development of service specifications, internal standards, policies and procedures to adapt to evolving technology and business needs.
  • Ensure recovery activities fall within agreed upon SLAs.
  • Work closely with infrastructure and application teams to execute storage consolidation/modernization, hardware standardization and storage/backup/recovery projects.
  • Operational responsibilities include 24x7x365 support, capacity planning, monitoring, patching, system installation and problem resolution across storage, backup and recovery technologies.
  • Respond to support requests and incident through USD Service Desk system, respond and resolve issues according to SLA policies
  • Create and manage Change Orders for deploying changes in the infrastructure

Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of experience with large scale storage and backup infrastructure.
  • Experience in a large global company is desired.
  • Solid understanding of storage networking fundamentals, concepts, and components, including storage subsystems, protocols, virtualization, switched fabrics and backup/recovery systems
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and/or a minimum of 5 years of equivalent work experience is desired
  • Significant experience in designing, implementing and supporting server virtualization from a storage, backup, cloning and recovery perspective in a highly available/redundant, multi-thousand customer environment.
  • Significant experience in architecting, configuring and managing multiple storage technologies such as EMC, Compellent, NetApp, HP, IBM, etc.
  • Significant experience in multiple backup and recovery technologies such as CommVault, ArcServe, OSSV, DPM, NetBackup, Enterprise Vault, Backup Exec, etc.
  • At least 2-5 years of supporting and managing Brocade or Cisco Storage Networks
  • Experience with NetApp, EMC, CommVault, VMware, Windows Server is required.
  • Experience with replication, snaps, clones, etc.
  • Ability to create scripts (i.e. Perl, python, shell, etc) for automation of storage activities, desired
  • Excellent written, verbal, and electronic communication skills. The incumbent must have the ability to accurately obtain, interpret, and transcribe a variety of communications and instructions.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic and high-paced IT environment with a strong customer focus.

Why work for PCM?

 

 

PCM Offers:

  • We offer an environment for career-driven individuals seeking to make a solid contribution to our company objectives and their own career enhancement. If you want to work in a challenging, performance-based environment and be rewarded for your efforts, then PCM is the place to build your career.

     

    PCM offers a competitive base salary, bonus, 401K with a company match and medical/dental benefits as well as an Employee Purchase Plan, company sponsored discount programs and paid time off.   

     

    PCM is more than an IT provider: we are a trusted technology partner for thousands of businesses across the country specializing in cloud, data center, mobility, networking, security, and software solutions.

    PCM: The right technology, delivered! 

      

 

 

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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