Storage Engineer

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The Health Enterprise Information Technology group at Leidos has an opening for a Sr. Storage Engineer to work in our Baltimore, Maryland office in support of Commercial Health.  This position is contingent upon contract award.


The desired candidate must be able to follow industry best practices and have in-depth trouble shooting skills on a variety of storage platforms. Storage engineer will be expected to document the SAN environment and present documentation in a concise easy to understand format. Storage engineer will be expected to lead multiple projects simultaneously with little input and attend multiple meetings weekly to stay in control of projects. Storage engineer must proactively seek information pertaining to storage equipment and maintain it’s operational firmware and operating systems. Engineer will be expected to perform in a high paced environment and produce reporting on a variety of storage metrics on demand.  Must understand the importance of storage inventory as it relates to application utilization. Must be able to implement an enterprise wide storage monitoring, reporting, and alerting application system. Must be willing to travel to remote data centers as needed.



Primary Responsibilities

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·       Plan and manage the provisioning of storage hardware.

·       Monitor entire storage enterprise from central tools such as EMC SRM and EMC ESRS.

·       Maintain data entry for the SAN portion of the content management database / Service Now.

·       Ensures change management / Service Now tickets are processed in a timely fashion.

·       Remain aware of all SAN related hardware and software maintenance agreements.

·       Meet with vendors as needed to stay current with industry best practices.

·       Communicate with storage vendor engineers to create support cases for problems and responds to automated alerts from SAN equipment such as remote broadband reporting to vendor support sites. 

·       Collaborate with application developers and hosting teams on project initiatives including performance optimization and capacity management.

·       Provide knowledge transfers to other engineers as needed.

·       Provide feedback for new functionality, OS releases and product enhancements.

·       Work closely with project managers to deliver projects on time.




BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

·   7+ years’ experience as Storage Area Network Administrator.

·   Fully automated storage provisioning through EMC storage arrays’ native applications.

·   Experience with tier-1 storage EMC VMAX, VMAX 40K, VMAX all flash storage arrays.

·   Experience with tier-2 storage - EMC UNITY, VNX, NETAPP.

·   Advanced knowledge with Brocade fiber channel switches.

·   Extensive knowledge with configuring IBM z series Mainframe storage on VMAX storage arrays.

·   Knowledge provisioning storage for the following operating system environments: Sun Solaris, UNIX, Linux, Windows and VMware.

·   Working experience with replication technologies (SRDF, Recover point, Metro Mirror / Global Mirror), Timefinder, Snap, Clone and Mirror.

·   Complete understanding of compression and deduplication technologies.

·   Experience with EMC XtremeIO

·   Analytical and trouble shooting skills.

·   Excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Preferred Qualifications


Scripting skills highly desired.


Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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