Sr Storage Engineer

Chicago, IL 60661

Post Date: 05/30/2018 Job ID: 10477 Category: Network/Systems

Our Client is a diversified, technology-led principal trading firm. 


Our Client is seeking a Senior Storage Engineer to architect, deploy, and support the firm’ s complex storage infrastructure. A storage lead will be dedicated to providing reliable and flexible data storage services utilized by the entire firm for many business critical activities. 

  • Design, deploy, and administer storage hardware and software solutions utilizing a variety of 3rd party vendors.
  • Manage storage-specific network equipment.
  • Conduct performance, capacity and lifecycle planning across the suite of storage products and ensure the environment is meeting the needs of the business.
  • Manage backup environment to ensure data integrity and archiving of data critical to the firm.
  • Perform problem resolution, root cause analysis, and implement projects to reduce future issues.
  • Implement automation and scripting to reduce manual tasks and provide proactive alerting to get ahead of outages.
  • Manage vendor relationships and research and test new/updated technologies.
  • Act as point of escalation to other teams for storage-specific knowledge and experience.
  • Work with other teams within the organization on hardware specifications, quoting and provisioning.
  • Document systems and configurations for ease of support for other members of the team.

  • 7+ years of experience designing, deploying, configuring and maintaining a wide variety of storage hardware and software.
  • Strong knowledge of data storage and redundancy concepts.
  • Knowledge of a variety of server operating systems and their interactions with storage devices (Windows, Linux/Unix, Mac)
  • Solid knowledge of and previous experience using scripting technologies (i.e. PowerShell or Python)
  • Knowledge of storage-related connectivity protocols and technologies (iSCSI, NFS, fibre channel, SAN, NAS, DAS, etc)
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and resolve production issues while making sensible decisions in times of stress.
  • Previous experience working in the trading industry a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have excellent documentation and knowledge management skills
  • Proven ability to learn; passion for new technologies
  • Be part of a 24x7 support team with on-call rotation
  • Must have strong work ethic and initiative, ability to independently manage allocation of time.
Storage, Automation, NFS, ISCSI, Linux, Mac, Windows, DAS

Evan Pollock

Not ready to apply?

Send an email reminder to:

Share This Job:

Related Jobs: