Storage and Data Protection Administrator (Farmington)

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Requisition Number: 74455

Insight Enterprise is seeking a Storage Administrator with Data Protection experience for a challenging and exciting role in Norwalk, CT with a prestigious client. This individual will be responsible for the deployment and day to day oversight of the storage infrastructure to meet the day to day operational goals of the group, as well, as expanding and enhancing the technical capabilities and service offerings.

This includes handling requests and incidents, problem resolution, and lifecycle management. The Storage Administrator is also responsible for contributing to the definition and creation of their future state backup and storage technology and services while providing a stable, predictable, and scalable enterprise storage environment.

What you will be doing:

  • Develop an understanding of deployed solutions, potential issues, requirements, and service gaps
  • Assuring solutions are aligned with business objectives for resiliency, disaster recovery, and regulatory compliance
  • Creating standard operational procedures and knowledge base for the solutions
  • Accomplish standard service requests within SLA's
  • Actively participate in coverage for incidents and troubleshooting of problems
  • Ensure proper testing and implementation of upgrades
  • Assessing current operational processes and technology
  • Learning new processes, policies, procedures and technologies
  • Enhancing service capability through optimization and expansion
  • Participating in strategic planning and working closely with the Engineering team to implement and continuously improve storage services
  • Establishing and maintaining vendor relationships with leading technology and solution providers
  • Design, development, documentation, analysis, creation, testing or modification of computer systems or programs, including prototypes, based on and related to user or system design specifications

What you need to join:

  • At least 3 years of experience managing enterprise storage environments
  • Experience implementing storage solutions with deep knowledge of fiber attached (FC) storage, SAN fabrics, and network attached storage (NAS). (Considerable experience with EMC VMAX, Pure, Netapp and supporting technologies is required)
  • Basic understanding of dependent server, application, and networking technologies including Cisco UCS, Cisco Nexus, MS Windows, MS SQL, Linux, and VMware
  • Experience with technologies such as FCoE, flash-based storage, and clustered file systems is desired
  • Knowledge of Data Domain
  • Must be able to work well in an ambiguous and changing environment
  • Open to giving and receiving direct feedback in an environment where people are encouraged to challenge peers and management of all levels
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Communicate in a positive upbeat manner both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work with multiple teams
  • Fluent in English

Nice to have:

  • Familiarity with cloud and hybrid cloud technologies is a plus
  • Experience and Knowledge of NetBackup 7.x and 8.x, disk-based backup and replication.
  • Experience with NetBackup Appliances
  • Experience Backing up from NetApp\\Storage\\NAS
  • Knowledge of NBU Standard Client\\Agent (install\\upgrades\\updates\\patching)
  • Experience with VMWare policy based backups of VMs.
  • Experience with automation of manual processes using Python, Perl, PowerShell
  • Experience with NetBackup Cloud Catalyst Appliance is a plus
  • Understanding of Microsoft SQL backups
  • Experience working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Experience supporting technology in a large scale enterprise environment

The position described above provides a summary of some the job duties required and what it would be like to work at Insight. For a comprehensive list of physical demands and work environment for this position, click here.

Today, every business is a technology business. Insight Enterprises, Inc. empowers organizations of all sizes with Insight Intelligent Technology SolutionsTM and services to maximize the business value of IT. As a Fortune 500-ranked global provider of digital innovation, cloud/data center transformation, connected workforce, and supply chain optimization solutions and services, we help clients successfully manage their IT today while transforming for tomorrow. From IT strategy and design to implementation and management, our 6,800 employees help clients innovate and optimize their operations to run smarter. Discover more at

  • Founded in 1988 in Tempe, Arizona
  • 7,400+ teammates in 19 countries providing Intelligent Technology Solutions for organizations across the globe
  • $7.1 billion in revenue in 2018
  • Ranked #417 on the 2018 Fortune 500, #12 on the 2018 CRN Solution Provider 500
  • 2018 Dell EMC Server Partner of the Year, 2018 Intel Retail Solution Partner of the Year, 2018 Microsoft Worldwide Artificial Intelligence Partner of the Year
  • Ranked #23 on the 2019 Fortune 50 Best Workplaces in Technology and #5 on the Phoenix Business Journal 2018 list of Best Places to Work (Extra Large Business)
  • Signatory of the United Nations (UN) Global Compact and Affiliate Member of the Responsible Business Alliance

Today's talent leads tomorrow's success. Learn about careers at Insight:

Insight is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

Posting Notes: Norwalk || Connecticut (US-CT) || United States (US) || None || None || US - Stamford, CT ||


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