OCTO – SAN SME – Compellent (619843)

Contract with Government of the District of Columbia
OCTO – 200 I Street, SE Washington DC 20003
Position closes 03/02/2019

US Citizens or Green Card Holders Only

Short Description:

Seeking a Storage Specialist with Experience in implementing and Optimizing Enterprise Storage platforms, must have a good understanding of Disaster Avoidance/Recovery. Extensive expertise in optimizing, troubleshooting and resolving SAN based issues.

Skills/Required Years of Experience:

Creation/Modification of LUN’s (Required 7 Years)
Troubleshoot and manage problem resolution including root cause analysis (Required 7 Years)
Good understanding of Windows Server Operating systems (Required 16 Years)
Hand on experience managing storage on VMware ESXi (Required 5 Years)
Good understanding of Linux Server Operating systems (Highly desired 3 Years)
Extensive experience installing, maintaining and troubleshooting Fiber Channel Switches (Required 7 Years)
Experience with Dell Compellent SAN (Highly desired 2 Years)
In-depth experience with Disaster Recovery and Avoidance planning (Required 2 Years)
Good Understanding of IP Storage Networks (Required 7 Years)
Experience with Enterprise NAS (Required 7 Years)
In-depth knowledge of Enterprise Backup (Highly desired 3 Years)
Experience with VMware Site Recovery Manager (Highly desired 3 Years)
Excellent understanding of troubleshooting and optimizing storage I/O (Required 7 Years)
16+ yrs as SME in complex enterprise level projects (Required 16 Years)
Master’s degree in IT or related field or equivalent experience (Required 22 Years)

Complete Description:

The Compellent Storage Specialist will be responsible for performing LUN creation, modification, and deletions. They will troubleshoot and repair storage array component failures that may occur. Routinely audit initiators to ensure they are configured in a highly available manner that meets SAN best practices. Plan and perform storage infrastructure upgrades insuring compatibility across all connected systems.Perform capacity and performance planning providing regular updates to management procurement requirements. They will work with the server teams to migrate workloads to different storage arrays based on utilization. Regularly monitor and respond to issue any issue that may occur on the enterprise Fibre Channel networks. On occasion work with a technical writer to document system configuration and operational procedure changes if required. On top of of the the block storage they will work on managing NAS storage, troubleshooting and repairing NAS component failures. Monitoring of storage usage trends on the NAS systems providing routine reports to management. Working with the NAS vendor planning and performing routine NAS upgrades.


  1. Provides assessments of technical and operational practices based on leading industry standards specific to the requested technology.
  2. Plans, organizes, and conducts research in a variety of areas, such as new or existing products, science, social science, law or business in support of an IT initiative.
  3. Searches sources such as reference works, literature, documents, newspapers, statistical records, and other sources of information. May use Internet, Intranet, magazines, periodicals, journals, and other media to perform research.
  4. Analyzes information and statistical data to prepare reports and studies for use by professionals.

Background check is required, if selected for the position.
There are no reimbursable expenses allocated to this position.

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