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Data Storage Administrator

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Job Code: 2022-010

Location: Columbus, OH

Telework/Onsite Rotation



  • Provide technical support to data center managing data storage solutions and services. 

  • Monitor data storage utilization; provide data utilization analysis and reports; document, review, and maintain data storage management procedures.

  • Manage storage software and hardware licensing and support agreements.

  • Assist with escalation of storage problems, coordinate with vendor support personnel.

  • Assist with configuration of storage products; maintaining data backup and recovery software configuration; maintain data storage environment configuration; manage data storage software and documentation; assist with escalation of storage problems and coordinate with vendor support personnel; assist in development, maintenance, testing and execution of disaster recovery plans; assist in preparation of disaster recovery test plans.

  • Perform Daily Checks on Storage and Backup Hardware and software and, on finding failures / anomalies, research and implement mitigation strategies and solutions to correct issues. Environments should include, but not be limited to Veritas NetBackup and MS-Azure backup.



  • Current working knowledge of storage technologies such as; NAS iSCSI, NetApp Filers (ONTAP / CDOT 9.x), Veritas Backup Appliances and Servers (NetBackup 7.x 8.x, OpsCenter, Aptare Analytics), MS-Azure (including Backup environment), BMC Remedy (Smart Reporting), Tape Libraries, EMC Data Domain and VNX, HP EVA, Brocade Fabric Directors and Switches (FOS 7.X), VMware (vSphere 6.x 7.x)

  • Strong MS-Office (Outlook, Visio, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) skills

  • Knowledge of HA clustering, storage consolidation, performance and tuning, CIFS, RAID, multi-pathing, and storage archiving

  • Knowledge/experience with ARS (Azure Recovery Services) a plus


  • Bachelor’s degree (in Computer Science or related field) or equivalent

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in IT

  • Experience with enterprise class data storage systems

  • US Citizen and eligible to obtain Secret clearance

  • IAT II Certifications to include: Security+ and one of the following CE certifications:  Dell EMC Information Storage and Management (DECA-ISM), Hitachi Vantara Qualified Professional – Storage Administration, NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA), SNIA Storage Networking Certification Program (SNCP), Veritas Certified Specialist (VCS), NetBackup Administrator Windows, NetBackup Administrator UNIX, EMC Data Domain Specialist


  • Network Appliance Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA) or current NetBackup Certification

  • DLA experience a plus

SSI is a HUBZone small business that provides professional services including systems engineering, information systems integration, and technology management services.  SSI offers a generous array of benefits including: Employee Medical, Vision, Dental, and Prescription Drug Insurance Plans, 60% paid premium for dependents.  SSI provides Life Insurance, Long Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability benefits at no cost. SSI employees receive 24 paid days off in the first year on board.  We also provide Military Leave benefits, a 401(k) Retirement Plan, education assistance, Personal Technology Refresh and Employee Referral bonuses. Positions subject to Service Contract Act (SCA) have benefits provided as required by law. #CJ

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