Data Storage Server Administrator

  • Company: CVS Health
  • Location: Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Posted: October 13, 2017
  • Reference ID: 677270BR
Position Summary:
As a Data Storage Advisor, you will drive capacity planning and transformation activities for the Data Center at CVS Health. You will be in the forefront of leveraging current technology with new technology for the business and ensure that system maintenance and upgrades run smoothly. You will develop a 24/7 support structure for the team and ensuring processes are efficient.

As part of the Data Storage team, you will part of a team of implementation engineers, operational specialists and system specialists. Supporting multiple platforms and technologies, including EMC, Brocade, VMWARE, & Cisco to ensure that business goals and objectives are met. You will evaluate production incidents and handle critical system issues while mitigating any risk and compliance issues for the company. You will partner with internal clients to direct, manage, and support multiple operating environments and platforms focusing on vulnerability management, stability, capacity, and quality of service while meeting and exceeding service level agreements (SLA).

This position will be located in Florham Park NJ, Woonsocket RI, or Scottsdale, AZ.

The Data Storage Senior Advisor is responsible for management of all centralized storage technologies. This technology includes the various NAS/CAS/SAN environments, and all other technologies classified as a storage technology.

Responsibilities include:
Handling production technology incidents / events to resolution ensuring timely engagement, escalation and effective communication to internal and external clients, in addition to providing oversight to vulnerability management and root cause analyses.
-Identifying and implementing opportunities for team, process, and group improvements and efficiencies.
-Proactively identifying and resolving common root causes of issues and addressing those to improve the overall quality of production stability.
Partnering with application vendors on application updates.
Determining application redundancy and contingency plans for production issues, ensuring that services remain interrupted to customers.
Teaming with Application Management, Architects and SME’s to identify necessary system improvements and solutions for vulnerability management, processing capacity and stability needs of production.
Working with business and technology partners to plan and test disaster recovery (DR) plans.
Perform activities related to install, configure and managing CAS/NAS/SAN devices and fiber switches.
Administer Brocade/Cisco director FC switche
Oversee IO performance of production along with development
Develop and maintain records for entire storage as well as FC systems.
Creates and maintains storage and systems documentation
Provides storage optimization, tuning, and capacity planning Knowledge of enterprise storage and backup technologies -Managing sizing hardware, capacity planning, storage design Managing disaster recovery, databases, backups, and virtualization and documentation

Required Qualifications:
-Minimum 5+ years’ experience in IT Infrastructure, working on multiple platforms, including EMC.
-Experience working in Production Support Management.
-Experience working with Hardware and Software Infrastructure Management.
-Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Preferred Qualifications:
-10+ years’ experience in the IT field. Experience working for a Fortune 100 organizations.
Healthcare experience. Enterprise Risk, Compliance, and Regulatory Reporting experience.
Experience with EMC, Netapp, Brocade, VMware, Cisco. Experience support for enterprise level applications.
Vendor management and SLA governance skills.
Infrastructure as a Service (Iaas) experience or experience working in a Greenfield environment.
Internal client relationship and development experience.
-Design, development, and implementation experience in a data center.

-Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Management, Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems or related field.
Will consider High School Diploma/GED plus years of related work experience lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.
Master’s Degree preferred.

Business Overview:
CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units – MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW and EEO IS THE LAW SUPPLEMENT

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