The SAN Administrator is responsible for managing CBQ SAN infrastructures span across multiple sites. The responsibilities include administrating the day-to-day technical activities related to maintaining reliable and effective SAN environments responsive to the requirements of Information Systems.
Provide and support IT Storage infrastructure services for various Banking applications. Constantly monitor and stabilize running infrastructure and deliver cost efficient services of highest quality. Operate and maintain the administration of all Block and File Storage Devices, and related IT infrastructure components. Manage incident and problem resolution in time to fulfill the SLA and report feedback to the Storage manager
Primary Skills:-Advanced Administration and troubleshooting on EMC VMAX 2 &3 , EMC Unity(Block and File), EMC RecoverPoint, EMC VNX, HP-3par,IBM Storwize ,Lenovo Storage, CISCO MDS, HP and IBM Blades, EMC Centera, EMC VIPER
Secondary Skills:-Advanced Administration on Vmware Vsphere 5.5, 6.0,6.5, EMC Networker.
Storage Primary Skills:
Configuring Advanced migration technologies like SRDF, Virtual Lun Migration and Fast Tiering technologies on VP and DP, EMC Recoverpoint,EMC Open-replicator,EMC Sancopy, EMC file replicator and EMCOPY , Unity Native Import, EMC PPME
Performance handling, capacity management on V-max,Unity HP-3par,IBM storwize, Lenovo
Configuring and troubleshooting MDS cisco Zoning using FC and ISCSI with Greater implementing knowledge on Directors and integration with DWDM, Routers and Network Switches.
Advance Configuration and Implementation skills on latest Disaster Recovery solutions like Vplex Metro , EMC RecoverPoint , EMC SRDF, HP Remote Copy&SLD, EMC Unity File
Administration and Troubleshooting On Power path Multipathing software
Technical document presentation on SOPs, SOW, Datacenter Configuration Document
Detailed presentation skills of Storage design Documents during new project implementation and Migration.
Good Understanding on Network Topologies, System Securities and Datacenter management.
Secondary Skills (Vmware Vsphere):
Install/Upgrade and Configure Esxi versions 5.5 , 6.0
Configure Vsphere Standard and distributed switches
Vmtools, and hardware version upgrade for VMs
Patch update for the Hypervisors
Provisioning new standalone and Cluster Vms
Physical to Virtual conversion for VM ( P2V , V2V)
Manage VM snapshots
Manage Svmotion, Vmotion and enhanced Vmotion
Storage Allocation to Various Platforms of Operating System ( Windows, ESXi,Linux)
Setting Up Replication Using SRDF/A,EMC RecoverPoint to Maintain Prod and DR Sites
New Server deployment by managing FC Zoning , Storage Provisioning , replication , Fast Tiering
Margining CIFS and NFS shares on Unity systems
Monitor system Performance, Hardware health, capacity and perform required fine-tunings for the smooth operations.
Manage CCTV storages under 37 Branches and provide technical assistance to maintain continues recording as per the Compliance of MOI
Perform Regular Code Upgrade on Storage systems as per the Vendor recommendations.
Preparing Technical SOPs on Storage and Esxi
Creating RFPs for new Project requirements and closely work with vendors
Preparation and execution of DR documents to exercise DR drills as and when business demands.
Provisioning VMs for UAT, Development and Production Environments
Monitoring the VM Alerts ,VMsnapshot usage
Storage and ESXi Server Housekeeping will be performed weekly for better resource management.
• Provides multi-level Technical support for diagnosing, reproducing and fixing Storage Hardware and Software issues/problems.
• Responsible for managing Storage Infrastructure related Incidents/Service Requests and Change Requests within the defined SLA.
• High level of proficiency in Storage administration and Troubleshooting, Maintain reports on disk utilization, availability and growth patterns.
• Provide recommendations to improve the Storage infrastructure and address/lead critical issues and root cause analysis.
• Actively contributes to the configuration, layout and performance tuning of Storage Infrastructure. Perform necessary Storage infrastructure maintenance activities and data migration, as required.
• Ability to identify scalability, performance and integration issues and propose optimal solutions. Should be able to collaborate across products/vendors and geography to come up with a compelling solution.
• Should be able to provide technical guidance to other team members.
• May be required to work as on-call support to provide 24x7 support
Scripting, Understanding of High Availability Products like - Volume Manager (Native/VxVM), Cluster softwares (VCS, SUN clusters,), EMC Appsync, EMC Viper, and EMC Unisphere
High understanding of security regulations
Storage Technology Foundations
Symmetrix Solutions Expert for Storage Administrator (Specialized in SRDF, TimeFinder, Virtual Provisioning)
Vmware VSphere : Install ,Configure and Manage
Vplex Operations and Management
VNX solution Specialist
ITIL V3 Foundation
Official Training :
VNX Unified Deployment and Management Training EMC
Business Continuity Management Training in EMC
Symmetrix Management Training in EMC
EMC Unity Deep dive
HP-3par Storage configuration and Administration
Vmware V-sphere 6.0
English – Upper-Intermediate Oral & Written
Excellent Computer literacy
10-13 years of SAN Administration experience
Working knowledge of IT Systems administration
Working knowledge of event, incident & problem management processes and tools