MetLife's Global Information Technology Organization (GITO) is growing and requires a Senior Storage Analyst to lead, innovate and build upon the large storage infrastructure portfolio. The successful candidate will effectively contribute to a diverse team of IT professionals to plan, direct, and coordinate the allocation, maintenance, design, installation, and connectivity of a large EMC based storage infrastructure (~14 PB). As a storage team member, they will lead efforts to drive efficiency, standards, and automation into the environment while utilizing innovative methods to enable robust services and ensure stable operations of the Global IT storage infrastructure.
The primary focus of this role is maintenance and support of EMC storage technologies such as VMAX, VMAX3AFA, Isilon, ECS, XtremeIO, SnapVX, AppSynch, TimeFinder, SRDF, Celerra, Unisphere and Cisco/Brocade storage directors. The secondary focus of this role is in the EMC data protection technologies such as Networker, DataDomain, Avamar, and Data Protection Advisor. Integration of non-EMC technologies used in the environment; Zerto, Aptare, and virtual instruments. Leverage extensive technical knowledge within multiple areas (technical, business, applications, etc.) in support of global storage infrastructure management activities. Participates in incident analysis and provides root cause updates to management. Leads the analysis and resolution of reoccurring incidents, implements and provides proactive monitoring/analysis to help prevent problems before they occur. Collaborates on automation and process improvements.
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
3+ years of progressive work experience in enterprise storage. Strong communication and relationship management skills. Ability to collaborate effectively and transparently and work as part of a team. Proven experience in designing, maintaining and managing enterprise storage and backup systems. Strong consulting skills with an ability to work closely with stakeholders to go beyond “what” they require and focus on “why” such that expectations are met. 2+ years of direct experience identifying and managing infrastructure currency and technical debt. Experience with planning and executing multi-site or global storage infrastructure re-platforming projects. Ability to influence at all levels without formal authority.
Proven experience managing multi-site environments across a global footprint. Experience working with third party resources on large projects. Skills with Cisco MDS and/or flash storage Experience working in matrixed environment. Bachelor’s degree with major in related field and/or relevant industry certifications. Experience in scripting and/or automation technologies.
Internal Number: 105448
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