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Apex Systems, Inc. Storage Engineer in Urbana, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: *****If you are interested in this role, please email your updated resume to Tess Cochrane at*****nPosition Title: Storage EngineernLocation: Urbana, IL 61801nPosition SummarynUnder general direction, the Storage Engineer performs as a top-level storage and backup expert within the computing infrastructure. Works as a member of a team to provide technical expertise related to all aspects of the Storage Engineer responsibilities. This includes IT work requests, projects, trouble tickets, and overall availability/performance of SAN and backup environments. Evaluates plans, designs, implements, and supports the storage and backup environments. Assists with establishing and maintaining hardware and software standards, estimates effort and resources, and ensures that cost and schedules are met.nEducational RequirementsnBachelor's degree required.nExperience RequirementnFive (5) years’ experience with SAN technologies. Any TSM experience is a plus.nSpecialized Knowledge and Skills RequirementsnStrong knowledge of Storage Area Network systems (preferably EMC), backup systems (preferably TSM), and associated technologies. Must have good communication skills, be detail oriented, have the ability to multi-task, and be adaptable to change. Have excellent planning and organizational skills, as well as good decision-making/problem-solving skills. Required to interact and communicate effectively in collaboration with others, within the organization as well as outside vendors.nEssential Standard Job FunctionnInstall, configure, support, and maintain the Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS), the enterprise backup environments, and associated technologies.nEnsure an effective and efficient storage and backup system for the organization.nProactively manage backup and SAN storage environments by monitoring alerts, troubleshooting hardware and performance issues, provisioning, audit reporting, and patch management for all systems.nManage, transform, and provide user access to large data sets.nPerform scheduled activities and capacity planning for local data storage and backups; work to resolve any storage shortages.nMaximize the storage infrastructure and provide optimal availability, performance, and disaster recovery readiness.nMonitor backup systems, storage arrays and SAN switches, maintain proper backup schedule, and restore/recover data as requested.nConducts routine tasks as directed.nEEO EmployernApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.nVEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is availa le here.