Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has 850 lawyers located in 52 offices across the United States, Canada, Europe and Mexico. Ogletree Deakins has been named a “Law Firm of the Year” for seven consecutive years by U.S. News – Best Lawyers® “Best Law Firms”. In 2018, the publication named Ogletree Deakins its “Law Firm of the Year” in the Litigation - Labor & Employment category. In addition to handling labor and employment law matters, the firm has thriving practices focused on business immigration, employee benefits, and workplace safety and health law. Ogletree Deakins represents a diverse range of clients, from small businesses to Fortune 50 companies.
Our expanding technology department has an opportunity for a Senior Storage Systems Engineer to join the team.
We are fully committed to the importance of diversity within the legal profession, as well as all workplace environments and strongly encourage the interest of diverse candidates in the firm.
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Summary of Position:
The Senior Storage Systems Engineer will act as the Principal storage and backup architect for the Firm’s storage and backup systems. Reporting directly to the Manager of Infrastructure, this individual will be a technical hands-on administrator/engineer responsible for 24/7 support of the enterprise storage and backup services platforms and all related sub-systems. The Senior Storage Systems Engineer is responsible for ensuring that data is secure, accessible and recoverable. Performs proactive capacity planning, performance monitoring, tuning and routine maintenance. This position will ideally be in our Greenville, SC administrative headquarters but can also be in one of the following offices: Raleigh, NC; Atlanta, GA; Birmingham, AL; Indianapolis, IN; Dallas, TX; Chicago, IL; Kansas City, MO; St. Louis, MO; Phoenix, AZ; Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; or our New York City, NY location.
These are the essential functions of the position. Successful job applicants will be able to perform these functions. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.
Manages, plans and provides direction for the enterprise EMC/Dell storage & Commvault backup infrastructure by designing, testing, configuring and implementing storage solutions.
Provide leadership for the development of operational and strategic direction for storage & backup software and hardware installation and maintenance processes.
Develop, implement and maintain proactive monitoring and capacity management processes and procedures.
Must be available for a rotating on all duty to provide 24/7/365 coverage.
Knowledge of information life-cycle management concepts and best practices. Adhere to strict change control processes.
Develop and maintain technical documentation at a Technical Writer competency level.
Monitor, diagnose, and resolve problems and perform analysis in relation to storage in the integrated IT environment and software.
Measure capacity and performance trends & maintain a long term capacity plan.
Provide systems metrics, root cause analysis and proactive monitoring and communicate any performance degradation to management.
Apply software upgrades, security patches and planned maintenance of the enterprise storage and backup environment.
Work closely with Server Administration. Network, Messaging and Security Teams to ensure optimum efficiency of the environment.
Provide other consulting and technical services as necessary for the successful completion of projects.
Mentors junior team members on process and procedures.
Perform storage/server/database transaction and security audits leading to identification and mitigation of security threats to enterprise data. Recommend and implement changes where necessary.
8+ years’ experience as a Storage Backup architect/administrator in a large, enterprise environment.
8 + years’ experience with Microsoft environments including common suites sand core applications, Active Directory, file/folder permission and DFS. Able to automate tasks and document them for others to use.
Dell/EMC Proven professional certification highly desired.
Microsoft MCSE preferred.
ITIL Foundation certification preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in technology related field of study from an accredited college or university preferred.
Extensive experience with server virtualization technology, preferably Hyper-V.
Extensive experience with Microsoft SQL Server 2012.
Detailed operational knowledge of storage technologies including EMC VNX/Dell Compellent.
Detailed operational knowledge of backup software such as Commvault.
Experience with capacity planning, Fibre Channel, Zoning, fabric topologies, volume and file high availability, storage consolidation/migration, performance and tuning.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to perform at a high level of effectiveness in a fast paced environment.
We are not working with outside recruiters for this position.
Ogletree Deakins offers a robust suite of benefits for our Staff including: Paid Time Off, Sick Time, a 401(k) matching program, Profit Sharing, 9 Paid Holidays, affordable Health and Life Insurance including Dental & Vision coverage, Health Savings Account (HSA)/Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs) to help offset the cost of dependent care and/or health care expenses, Teladoc (24/7 access to a doctor by phone or online video), Tuition Reimbursement and an EAP.
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Ogletree Deakins is one of the largest labor and employment law firms representing management in all types of employment-related legal matters. The firm has a reputation for legal excellence and responsive client service. Ogletree Deakins' labor and employment practice is complemented and supported by related practice groups in the areas of business immigration, litigation, employee benefits, occu...pational safety and health, and construction law.
With offices throughout the United States and in Europe, Canada, and Mexico, the firm represents a diverse range of clients. Our depth of experience in labor and employment law has produced a successful track record for our clients - Fortune 50 corporations to start-up companies.
Although the size and scope of our practice has grown over the past quarter century, our core values remain constant. We are committed to personalized attention, innovative solutions and old-fashioned hard work.
Our approach to providing clients with the resources to solve today's business challenges is always forward-thinking and strategic. We remain committed to providing our clients with an insider's view of the workplace issues of the day.