Enterprise Storage Team Lead

Clearance Level
Systems Engineering
Washington, District of Columbia
Remote, Based in Maryland

REQ#: RQ112047

Travel Required: None
Requisition Type: Regular

GDIT is looking to hire an Enterprise Storage SME to lead our Storage Team.  The Storage Lead will lead a team of senior engineers and provide assistance to the customer with the design, implementation and ongoing support of the SEC storage environment.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:                      

  • Responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the storage area network (SAN) team. 

  • Monitor time and approve timesheets

  • Oversees all aspects of the SAN architecture, providing insight on the design, backup strategies, and networking

  • Manages project and workloads of SAN team, overseeing system analysis activities, troubleshooting, and incident management.  

  • Plans workloads, projects, and other administrative tasks associated with the management of the SAN.

  • Management and operation of a large storage infrastructure, that includes NetApp

  • Create scripts to automate routine administrative tasks and provide system level reports

  • Leverage experience to provide input to improvements (People, Process, Tools, and Technology) in the environment, and recommend innovative and automated approaches for system administration tasks

  • Resolve complex issues independently; coordinate and communicate changes and issues with the client and team members and determine root cause

  • Install new storage, and configure in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.

  • Perform software and firmware installation, configuration, upgrade support and maintenance

  • Support user requests for permission changes, file restores, virtual machine restores, new storage, and expansion requests

  • Support yearly disaster recovery exercises

  • Lead root cause analysis of storage incidents and problems

  • Support Linux, Windows and Solaris storage tasks

To qualify, you must meet these basic qualifications: 

  • 12 years of enterprise storage management specializing in leading teams using NetApp

  • At least 5 years NetApp experience

  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator Certification or equivalent relevant experience 

  • Must have experience performing OS upgrades, disk & disk shelf firmware upgrades and other related upgrades

  • Must experience configuring storage controllers following industry best practice and security baselines

  • Knowledge of CIFS, NFS, and FCP design, configuration, administration and best practices

  • Experience on tasks such as aggregate creation, volume and LUN provisioning, CIFS & NFS shares and replacement hard disk reassignment

  • Experience in analyzing, resolving or recommending solutions to highly complex technical problems such, as security issues, performance issues and reliability issues.

  • Experience supporting application storage requirements, testing and implementations

It would be great if you also had:

  • Ability to configure optimization, performance, and health monitoring

  • Experience managing backup infrastructure; NetBackup version 7 or higher preferred

  • Basic understanding of VMware infrastructure specifically datastore provisioning and configuration

  • General understanding of networking concepts such as VLAN, trunking, LACP, IP addressing and routing

  • Advanced knowledge of file services administration and permissions management and file auditing

  • Advanced understanding of Microsoft Windows environment, including Active Directory, DFS Namespace, CIFS file sharing, and windows clustering

The likely salary range for this position is $136,000 - $204,000, 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.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

About Our Work

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.