Posted on Aug 23, 2019 by Cyberteam
3 -6 Month rolling contract
£600 per day
My client who is one of the largest Gaming companies in the world is looking for a Storage Administrator with ScaleIO experience. The Storage Administrator (Linux Sysadmin) is supporting and maintaining the various data storage and Data protection systems of the client, ensuring the health of the infrastructure and integrity of data. Moreover, you will contribute to the optimization of processes surrounding the operations of these technologies and the life cycle of the clients data.
The main and routine tasks of the Storage Administrator are to -
Manage/upkeep of their enterprise scale Block and Object storage environments (upwards of 10 PB)
Ensure enterprise scalability and performance for storage and backups environments through proactive capacity planning, performance monitoring and configuration tuning;
Analyze and report on system performance;
Automation/optimizations of data storage and Data protection systems;
Implement Data Protection and Storage security policies and procedures;
Install, maintain and upgrade Data protection & Storage hardware and software;
Maintain documentation regarding configuration, operating and troubleshooting procedures, and service records relating to backup & data storage hardware and software;
Engage with HW and software vendors and other internal teams to diagnose and resolve root cause failures;
Assist in evaluating new requirements, technical design and standards;
Answer user's query and service requests;
Provide training to the users of data storage;
Carry out all other related tasks.
A baccalaureate Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
3+ years of experience as a Linux systems administrator in a large scale environment.
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced changing environment -- multi-tasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
Able to work in an international team in English and French is beneficial
Mastery of Linux operating systems including CentOS
ScaleIO experience is a must
Good knowledge of Scripting (Python)
Good knowledge of SDS (Software-Defined Storage)
General knowledge of Git version control