IT Specialist

Clearance Level
Top Secret
Network Administration
Remote, Based in the USA

REQ#: RQ138731

Travel Required: 10-25%
Requisition Type: Regular

Provide break-fix maintenance and troubleshooting support of NetApp system hardware and applications in the field. Technicians typically function in networked and fiber channel implementations utilizing Unix/Linux or Windows based operating systems, interfacing with OEM software, servers and storage hardware. Applicant must be motivated, self-starter with demonstrated technical problem-solving skills, a strong customer service, focus, and network experience. Employee works from home and dispatches to a variety of customer sites within a geographical area (generally local) to resolve problems. Distance travel to neighboring state is occasionally required.

Assists Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) customers and OEM Technical Support Engineers (TSE) through on-site and smart-hands support including:

  • Perform all aspects of field support such as hardware, software, desktop and network maintenance. Resolve technical deficiencies utilizing OEM based action plans, application based testing tools/diagnostics, and sound, systematic troubleshooting principles to meet contractual Service Level Agreement (SLA) timelines.
  • Will be responsible for a variety of customer sites within a prescribed geographical area.
  • Interpret customer needs and clarify roles and responsibilities.
  • Create documentation and post-mortem records of services.
  • Will be on-call after normal working hours and must have the ability to travel to customer site with minimal notice provided.
  • Work collaboratively with customers in potentially stressful situations while providing professional/courteous technical expertise.
  • Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned via completion of WBTs and/or classroom training.
  • Candidate Must be a resident of North Carolina


  • Associates degree in a related technical discipline or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications, training, or work experience.


  • 3 – 5 years of related experience supporting information systems operations. Experience with networking and/or storage environments is preferred.
  • Solid understanding of:
    • RAID and storage systems
    • NFS, the Unix remote file sharing protocol
    • CIFS, the Windows NT remote file sharing protocol
    • iSCSI
  • Understanding of system administration and maintenance.
  • Understanding of networking and network storage principles.
  • Familiarity with the following is a plus:
    • Basic understanding of Unix/Linux and Windows (2003 and above) file architecture, configuration, administration, technical support, and related directory/protocol services (LDAP, Active Directory, NIS, DNS)
    • Multi-pathing software, volume managers, file systems (such as VERITAS), and backup software
    • Backup and database applications and/or NetApp clustering
    • Fibre Channel HBA configuration and installation
    • NAS and/or SAN storage and surrounding infrastructure
    • Network architectures including the roles of routers and switches
    • Microsoft Exchange
    • Midrange to enterprise tape libraries

The likely salary range for this position is $70,400 - $105,600, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

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