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Senior Advisor, IT Infrastructure

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Job ID R024557 Date posted Aug. 02, 2019

Senior Advisor, IT Infrastructure

Location: Remote US Based

About Virtustream

Virtustream, a Dell Technologies business, is the enterprise-class cloud company that is trusted by organizations worldwide to migrate and run their mission-critical applications in the cloud. For enterprises, service providers and government agencies, Virtustream’s xStream® Management Platform and Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) meets the security, compliance, performance, efficiency and consumption-based billing requirements of complex production applications in the cloud – whether private, public or hybrid.

As a Storage Administrator, your role will be to work collaboratively with Virtustream operations and engineering organizations deploying best practice operational standards, generate documentation and provide escalation support.


  • Minimum 3 - 5 years’ experience providing system engineering & systems architecture support for enterprise class systems
  • Solid understanding of Data Center & Cloud platform design, implementation, and support 
  • Must be eligible, and have the ability, to obtain Government Clearance
  • In-depth Knowledge of technologies from EMC, NetApp, VMware, Cisco
  • Storage array, SAN network and data-center systems trouble shooting experience
  • Excellent analytical ability and communications skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent workplace experience (Advanced Degrees preferred)
  • Travel required: Approx. 10%


  • Experience with Cisco UCS and Dell Servers
  • Dell EMC EMCIE, EMCDPM, EMCISA and other related certifications
  • Experience working with other technical experts and all levels of IT project customers, both technical and non-technical
  • IT-1 and Secret Clearance Preferred
  • The candidate we are seeking will have the ability to work in a converged infrastructure environment that includes varying levels of skills in multiple areas defined below:
  • Storage – EMC Storage Arrays (VNX, VNXe, XIO, Unity, VMax), Scale I/O
  • Storage – NetApp Arrays AFS8080, FAS8080, FAS2620 AFF8080
  • NetApp FAS series and advanced concepts of Data ONTAP
  • Strong knowledge on Clustering and High Availability, Knowledge on Snap Manager products including SAP
  • Storage Network –SAN (MDS Product Lines)
  • Backup & Disaster Recovery – EMC Recover Point, SRDF
  • Virtualization – VMware vSphere, VMware SRM
  • Operating Systems – RHEL, SuSe, Microsoft
  • VCE solutions – VBlock, VxBlock

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for the development and refinement of operational best practices as it relates to Virtustream Enterprise Cloud platform management & support
  • Work with Operations team and delivery teams to deploy, and document Dell EMC storage solutions into customer networks.
  • Demonstrated planning, deploying competencies with Dell EMC Unity, VNX, and VNXe hybrid storage arrays, VMAX, NetApp.
  • Demonstrated planning, deploying competencies with Dell EMC Data Domain, RecoverPoint disaster recovery solutions.
  • Demonstrated planning, deploying competencies with data center and SAN networking elements such as Cisco MDS, at both an IP and Fibre-Channel level.
  • Demonstrated competency with VMware ESXi and vSphere 5.5, & 6+.
  • Installs or coordinates installation of patches and releases to production systems.
  • Ensures stable performance through performance monitoring and tuning.
  • Participates in capacity planning, workload modeling and prediction of resource needs.
  • Maintains current description and documentation of storage configuration, including tracking and documenting any changes to environments
  • Participates in disaster recovery planning, including assisting with fault tolerance and disaster recovery plans
  • Frequent non-business hour work requirements for patching, or other updates; ability to take on call responsibilities

We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you can help us resolve complex infrastructure problems, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

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