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Storage Administrator

Oklahoma City, OK · Information Technology
Client:
Our client is a leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) HR and Payroll Processing Services. They are able to help companies free themselves from the constraints of traditional software by providing them on-demand access to their payroll and HR data. In addition to payroll processing, our payroll product includes a robust suite of HR management tools, all in the same single application.  They help employers streamline their payroll and HR processes with the latest technology. They were the first to offer payroll services over the Internet and for over a decade, our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solution has helped to free companies from the constraints of traditional software. In addition to payroll processing we now offer time and attendance, HRIS, benefit administration, background checks, and COBRA compliance all in one online application. Publicly Traded.
Hot points:
·         New-age technology, coupled with a commitment to 1950s customer service is the driving force behind their competitive advantage.
·         client-driven development of their proprietary software makes it user friendly, while providing unmatched flexibility and scalability.
·         offers extensive training and all the tools a new sales representative needs to achieve success.
·         the nation’s most popular Internet payroll and Human Resource service provider.
·         Publicly traded

Location: Work 4 days a week from Home, 1 day a week in office.  Must live within 4 hours of Oklahoma City or Dallas.  Relo package available.

Role: Storage Administrator
 

he Storage team is responsible for all storage infrastructure in Clients datacenters hosting all internal business operations as well as internally developed application. The role of Storage Administrator is to maintain the storage environment by devising strategies for data storage, developing and installing storage systems and backups, identifying errors and inconsistencies, troubleshooting, and performing regular maintenance checks to ensure the efficiency and security of storage systems. Furthermore, as a Storage Administrator, you will collaborate with other IT teams in the architecture, configuration, and maintenance of all storage related system infrastructure projects, tools and processes, as well as participate in troubleshooting, remediation, and documentation. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the team in the architecture planning and design of new storage array implementations and processes
  • Configure and tune systems for best performance, following vendor or industry best practice guidelines
  • Work support tickets, projects and tasks assigned to the Storage Infrastructure team
  • Monitor system performance and logs and provide reports for management’s awareness into the technical health of Paycom’s infrastructure
  • Develop team documentation for day to day duties and gained team knowledge
  • Keep systems properly configured, updated, healthy, hardened and scaled to meet the needs of the business
  • Work with various technology teams to pro-actively evaluate DR plans, backup requirements, and failover procedures
  • Participates in on-call rotation responding to incidents and escalations as needed

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Experience:

  • 2+ years of professional IT experience
  • Ability to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of Storage and Backup Infrastructure

Skills/Abilities:

  • Basic knowledge of storage concepts such as RAID technology, tiering, replication, snapshots
  • Basic knowledge of enterprise storage systems and protocols (SMB/CIFS/NFS/iSCSI)
  • Working knowledge of Windows or Linux OS
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills or strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong focus on quality and customer service
  • Must be able to prioritize work
  • Strong analytical and practical problem-solving skills

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certification:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in MIS, Info Sys, Computer Science or related fields
  • VMware VCP
  • Microsoft MTA
  • CompTIA A+/Network+/ITF+

Experience:

  • Experience with SAN and NAS appliances
  • Experience in system monitoring tools and techniques
  • Data copy or replication tools such as robocopy/rsync/emcopy/etc
  • Monitoring hardware and performance metrics

Skills/Abilities:

  • Knowledge of virtualization technologies such as VMware vCenter/ESXi
  • Knowledge of security, networking and firewall components
  • Using a log aggregation tool, such as Splunk, for troubleshooting and reporting
  • Knowledge of blade server hardware, such as UCS
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