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Senior Storage Engineer

TCDI is seeking a Senior Storage Engineer that will be responsible for all aspects, both software and hardware, of SAN/NAS/Object storage, server and storage related virtualization infrastructure.  Recommend, implement and maintain data center storage and server architectures. Demonstrate technical competency with a variety of SAN/Storage concepts, best practices and procedures.  Bring to bear extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish company goals.  Perform a variety of tasks as needed.  Lead and direct the work of others.  Demonstrate creativity, forward thinking and initiative in designing new solutions and solving issues

  • Setup and maintain storage infrastructure including cabling, switches, Fibre Channel, FCoE, iSCSI and NAS (CIFS, NFS) storage connectivity
  • Monitor capacity, utilization and performance characteristics of SAN/NAS/Object (S3) storage systems and servers. Make necessary adjustments to improve efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Upgrade storage hardware and software/firmware components as required
  • Provision file (NAS), block and object (S3) based storage and VMWare datastores as the business requires
  • Coordinate vendor/third party maintenance and break/fix
  • Establish access level authentication and data security for SAN and systems.
  • Setup and maintain infrastructure related servers (Windows/Linux)
  • Participate in the design, implementation and maintenance of SAN/NAS/object storage and systems that are scalable and maintainable
  • Promote and apply principles of Lean Six Sigma (LSS) for continuous process improvement, reducing waste and variability, and enhancing overall customer satisfaction
  • Demonstrate and utilize creative and effective problem solving skills
  • Troubleshoot problems and performance issues as they arise.
  • Provide general guidance to less experienced staff to assist in their growth and development
  • Collaborate professionally with other team members
  • Assist with questions and problems courteously and promptly
  • Keep informed of new technology and best practices
  • Keep management informed of key activities and significant issues
  • Maintain and project the company’s professional reputation
  • Work closely with the Senior Network Engineer and Senior Systems Engineer to provide assistance as needed in designing, planning and maintaining all related infrastructure
  • Responsible for identifying, addressing and resolving (in a timely manner) chronic client issues
  • Manage vendor relationships and support contracts
  • Performs other duties comparable to the above and as otherwise may be assigned
  • Minimum of 8 years SAN/storage and systems experience
  • Strong background in SAN/storage architecture, design fundamentals, support, troubleshooting, performance optimization.
  • Proficiency with Windows server hardware and operating system
  • Strong working knowledge of Unix/Linux
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to explain technical situations, present information and provide training
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks and priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to manage resources and time effectively
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ensure that work area is clean, secure, and well maintained
  • Degree in computer related field or equivalent business/work experience
  • Specific certifications may be required based on project/client requirements
  •  Obtain security clearance, pass background check as needed

  • Ability to work varied hours to meet client and project needs

  • Normal office environment

  • Prolonged computer work daily
  • Some lifting may be required to move equipment

If you are interested in joining TCDI and being a part of a flexible and dynamic team of legal and technical professionals, please submit a resume and brief cover letter to