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Storage System Administrator

Company: NewGen Technologies
Location: Berkeley
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

NewGen is seeking a Storage System Administrator III to provide labor services to support the DOE National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC).

Clearance: - US Citizenship required. Permanent resident may be considered.
Location: - Lawrence Berkeley National Labs Berkeley, CA - Some Remote Available -

Baseline Equipment, QTY Estimated:

  • 14 racks of Elastic Storage System computer storage - Community File System - manufactured by IBM
  • 43 disk arrays - NetApp
  • 80 storage servers - Supermicro
  • 16 storage arrays - Nexsan
  • 12 elastic storage system enclosures - IBM
  • 44 storage servers - test development environment - Supermicro
  • 48 mid-range servers - HPE
  • 164 enterprise tape drives - installed in IBM tape libraries
  • 3 tape libraries - manufactured by IBM.
  • 3 director level fiber channel switches - Cisco Baseline Software:
    • IBM Spectrum Scale
    • IBM Red Hat Linux, Centos
    • High Performance Storage System
    • Ansible Required skills/Level of Experience:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience and a minimum of five years of computing or storage experience; or equivalent experience
    • Working knowledge of storage, parallel storage technologies such as distributed storage systems, parallel file systems, object stores, hierarchical storage management, storage networking, and/or relevant hardware technologies.
    • Strong understanding of Linux fundamentals including file systems, networking, and automation tools like Ansible or Puppet
    • Experience using one or more interpreted programming or scripting languages such as Python and Bash to automate system management tasks.
    • Experience using or administering one or more HPC storage system technologies (e.g., Lustre, Spectrum Scale, HPSS, Panasas).
    • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively on a team and on technical projects, as well as give and receive constructive feedback to foster communication and trust. -
      • Provides technical support and analysis of infrastructure project and production environment
      • Experience running cables, cable management, racking systems, and labeling
      • Develop upgrades/improvement recommendations; monitor, plan, measure, and test new products and services
      • Strong organizational skills and ability to effectively manage priorities across many projects ranging from immediate problem resolution to long-term strategic planning.
      • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to document and describe complex tasks to audiences of varying familiarity with storage technologies.
      • Works on client/enterprise technologies, software configurations management, operating support systems and distribution, storage area networks
      • Works on data center technologies such as network (LAN, WAN, router) management, server Nice to have skills:
        • Understanding of file system internals, prior work developing storage systems, or experience troubleshooting and optimizing parallel I/O.
        • Has demonstrated contributions to the high-performance storage community (e.g., conference presentations, open-source software). Ability to present and describe systems and issues to technical staff as well as higherAbout Us:
          NewGen is a technology services consulting company solving some of the public and private sectors' toughest challenges across Enterprise Management, Cyber Security and DevOps. We know that to find and hire the best fit, we must offer interesting work at the best rate possible. By partnering with us, you will find opportunities that leverage and grow your technical abilities and offer you the flexibility you require.

Keywords: NewGen Technologies, Berkeley , Storage System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Berkeley, California

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