Data Center Installation Engineer

iHub - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
About the Job
  • Responsible for the design, implementation, security and availability of Storage, Backups and SAN infrastructure, based on business requirements while adhering to tight operations, security, and procedural models
  • Responsible for complex provisioning, advanced maintenance, data replication, disaster recovery, data migration and documentation for our Open Systems Storage and Backup environments
  • Demonstrate a high level of technical expertise to support complex Storage & Backup devices, including SAN, NAS and Backup solutions across all tiers, under minimal supervision
  • Operate in complex, highly-secure, highly-available, operations-centric data center environments and interact with other technology domain experts as required, to build and maintain the Open Systems Storage and Backups solutions in those data center environments
  • Function as the Storage lead on key infrastructure projects and initiatives
  • Write technical design and build documentation for storage infrastructure
  • Develop ITIL procedures, technology strategy, engineering standards, methodologies, task-plans and best practices for Storage Engineering
  • Work with other Engineering disciplines to develop Reference Architectures and technology standards based on Infrastructure Building Blocks, that can be offered as services to our internal customers
  • Mentor junior team members
  • Participate in “On-call” support rotation
Job Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related field is preferred
  • 5+ years of solid experience working in SAN/Storage/Backup Administration
  • Experience working in large, complex, enterprise data center environments
  • Expert knowledge in designing, deploying and supporting Open Systems, Enterprise SAN, NAS and Backup solutions in a private cloud model Extensive storage networking background is preferred
  • Strong knowledge of OS fundamentals for UNIX, Linux and/or Microsoft platforms
  • Strong knowledge of virtualization technologies and products from VMware, RedHat or Microsoft
  • Strong knowledge of blade system architectures (HP, Cisco, IBM or Dell)Hands-on experience with EMC and/or HDS Enterprise and Midrange storage arrays
  • Hands-on experience with Brocade and/or Cisco SAN Switches and Routers
  • Hands-on experience with Isilon and/or NetApp NAS storage arrays
  • Experience installing, configuring, supporting and maintaining Enterprise Backup solutions comprising disk-based VTLsHands-on experience with Symantec NetBackup and/or EMC Data Domain
  • Experience with UNIX (Linux, AIX, Solaris), VMware or other hypervisors, and Windows operating environments
  • Experience with storage configuration, volume management and path management software tools (LVM, Native MPIO, EMC PowerPath, HDS HDLM, etc.)
  • Experience with Disaster Recovery as it relates to storage systems and data recovery techniques, including disk replication, snapshots and disaster recovery best practices Ability to write technical design and build documentation for all aspects of Storage and Backup infrastructure
  • Expert analysis and troubleshooting skills for the end-to-end storage and backup stack (VMs, hosts, SAN switches, Storage & Backup devices)
  • Experience in system monitoring tools and techniques for supporting SAN, NAS and Backups operations, alerting and remediation Scripting proficiency in both Windows and UNIX environments
  • Ability to lead cross-functional teams on key infrastructure projects
  • Strong, hands-on technical and engineering expertise allied with business acumen
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and strong inter-personal skills Demonstrated ability to rapidly self-learn new technologies and paradigms
  • Storage and ITIL related certifications are preferred
About this Company

The iHub is a non-for-profit entity that aims at increasing the hands-on experience and boosting innovation within students. The iHub exists at Ain Shams, Cairo, Alexandria and Minia Universities The iHub partners with many industry companies and startups in providing... (More)

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