Job ref no.: CT3116348-01#7847

Onsite Resident Engineer (SAN Storage)

Vanguard Business Services Limited

  • 5-day week
  • Discretionary bonus

Our client a Storage Vendor is looking for an Onsite Resident Engineer for their banking client.


The Engineer will provide a variety of services to the Customer relating to the administration of the NetApp storage environment including the following:

• Interacting with Customer’s IT engineering and architecture teams to ensure the continuity of solutions within the client data center

• Provide knowledge of using NetApp ONTAP 7-mode and Clustered mode

• Provide knowledge of storage administration and the concepts of file systems, disk partitions, mounts, quotas, mirroring and sizing

• To deliver data migration from ONTAP 7-mode to Clustered mode

• Involve the design of data migration project plan, and work with customer NAS team to execute, manage project

• Integration of NetApp solutions into the Customer’s IT Service Management (“ITSM") data center services

• Storage efficiency optimization activities such as upgrades, performance tuning, and system audit tasks

• Advising on best practices for improving operational processes within the ITSM Framework

• Configuration of NetApp hardware and software products

• Implementation of backup and restore, disaster recovery, storage consolidation, data protection, storage performance, etc., in accordance with the Customer’s ITSM processes



  • Previous experience with a technology vendor, software or Systems Integration Company or an IT Consultancy.
  • Advanced Storage and Fabric Management experience
  • Network Management experience (understanding of Layer 2 to Layer 4 specifically)
  • Operating System Management experience (Windows, UNIX (HPUX, Solaris, Linux varieties) preferred
  • Good communication and professional skills
  • Familiar with either one of these products:

     -   NetAPP Systems including NetApp ONTAP 7-mode and clustered mode

     -   HDS Systems: VPS, USPV, USP, AMS, ShadowImage, TrueCopy, Tuning  Manager

     -   HP Systems: P9500, XP Storage, EVA Storage, Business Copy, Continuous  Access

      -  EMC Systems: DMX, CLARRiiON 

      -   Cisco Systems: MDS SAN switches

  • Strong experience with SAN, NAS and other storage products. Knowledge of HDS, EMC and NetApp storage system will be an advantage


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Job ref no. CT3116348-01#7847
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Contract
  • Full-time
  • 6 years - 11 years
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree