SAN Storage Engineer


Full Time
Location: Kansas City, MO
Flexibility: 100% Remote
$115 - $130 per Year

SAN Storage Engineer
 
Who is Epsilon:
Epsilon is an IT Services company that was founded in 2009 and has become an established leader in providing Information Technology services to both Federal Government and Commercial businesses across the United States. Epsilon is known for its solution-focused and innovative approach, aligning technology systems, tools, and processes with the missions and objectives of its customers.

Epsilon’s headquarters are in Weaverville, NC with other corporate offices in Greenville, SC, Crystal City, VA, and Denver, CO. We have employees in 30+ States across the U.S.

Why work for Epsilon:
In joining Epsilon’s team, you will have the opportunity to contribute to Epsilon’s business and customer initiatives, as well as influence our brand culture through people interaction and technology advancements.

Epsilon invests in our employees by promoting from within and enabling employees to elevate their knowledge and skill set in their profession by allocating $3,000 annually in Professional Development funds.  We also offer competitive pay, comprehensive benefits through one of the largest national carriers, Paid Time Off (PTO) that increases with tenure and has a generous rollover, 11 company paid Holidays, and 401(k) with immediate contribution.
 
Where you’ll work:
This fully remote opportunity allows you the flexibility to work from home in support of Epsilon’s USDA DISC Customer.
 
Our Customer’s Mission:
The USDA Digital Infrastructure Services Center (DISC) operates 24/7/365 to provide comprehensive on premises and cloud-based hosting services, including Disaster Recovery, security, and professional support services and operations to approximately 35 federal organizations. The USDA and other Federal partners depend upon DISC’s highly complex and interconnected technology infrastructure to conduct their operations. To better support this mission, DISC is modernizing their technology by transitioning to a continuous integration, deployment, and code-based organization.
 
An average day:
As a SAN Storage Engineer, you will design, implement, and manage storage solutions, configure, and maintain the SAN infrastructure. You will optimize performance, troubleshoot issues, and collaborate will SAN team members to meet the customer’s storage needs. You will actively seek to improve and automate SAN administrative functions through consultation with customer stakeholders. Additionally in this position you will:

  • Administer Hitachi SAN and Brocade fiber networks, including installation, testing, configuration, customization, maintenance, and security in both government and commercial cloud environments.
  • Manage systems compliance and hardening according to client Policies, Standards, Regulations, and Notices.
  • Address and resolve security vulnerabilities in system software and hardware, participating in security monitoring and updating certification/accreditation procedures.
  • Patch and upgrade Ops Center and SANnav applications, troubleshoot storage system and infrastructure problems, collaborating with vendors in a fast-paced data center environment.
  • Utilize system tools for performance monitoring, capacity planning, availability management, and storage system tuning.
  • Update SSL certificates across Hitachi SAN and Brocade fiber networks, with scripting abilities in Bash or Python for automation using Ansible Automation Platform (AAP).
  • Maintain enterprise source code and configuration repositories, providing 24x7 remote support and on-premises facility response.
  • Possess familiarity with Linux system administration and TCP/IP and FCP networking configurations.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks, document changes, incidents, and problems using Configuration Management Tools and Systems.
  • Analyze system logs, participate in Post-Incident Reviews, and stay updated on industry/vendor best practices for functional areas, while ensuring data integrity through backup and recovery procedures and providing knowledge transfer documentation as needed.
  • Storage Services
    • Installation and ongoing maintenance
      • NAS, SAN, Backup/Recovery, etc.
      • Working knowledge of various storage protocols such as S3, FC, iSCSI, NFS, CIFS, etc.
      • Integration between storage systems and supporting platforms such as VMware, Kubernetes, Ansible, etc.
Basic Qualifications:
  • As a requirement of this position, all candidates must be a U.S. Citizen. In accordance with 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(2)(C), Epsilon will not consider candidates for this position who do not meet the aforementioned conditions.
  • Within the last 3 years, must have demonstrated experience supporting Hitachi SAN and Brocade fiber networks.
  • Must have a working knowledge of complex enterprise systems networking configurations utilizing Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) and Fiber Channel Protocol (FCP) networking.
  • Ability to script in Bash, or Python.
  • Familiarity with Linux system administration.
  • Must demonstrate an understanding of how issues impact a business and how they relate to IT business customers.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills in the English language.  All contractor employees must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong time-management and prioritization skills.
  • Ability to communicate applicable technical subject matter expertise to management and others.
  • DISC follows the IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) service operation best practices.  It is important for the employees to demonstrate experience based on ITIL framework:
    • ITIL v4 foundation certification is required within 6 months of hire.
    • Ability to apply and provide feedback on service operation model and practices.
Other Requirements:
  • Must be able to pass federal background investigation and obtain a Public Trust


 
 

The application window is anticipated to close 30 days from the original posting date. However, the application window may be extended or closed prior to 30 days based on identifying the most qualified applicants.   



 
Epsilon is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. EEO/AA: Minorities/Females/Disabled/Vets.

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If you are an individual with a disability and need special assistance or reasonable accommodation in applying for employment with Epsilon, Inc., please contact our Recruiting department by phone 828-398-5414 or by email careers@epsilon-inc.com.
 
 

 

 
 

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