Unix & Storage Cloud Engineer (Hybrid)

Syracuse, NY 13210

Posted: 09/21/23 Employment Type: Direct Job Category: IT - Systems Administrator/Mgr Job Number: 77049849

Job Description


Direct Hire

The primary responsibility of the Unix and Storage Cloud Systems Engineer is the administration of on and off-premises cloud and object storage.


  • Administration and support of all supported Unix and Linux OS implementation, and the installation, setup, technical operation, and system administration of all enterprise storage systems.
  • Will provide direct technical support for the planning, coordination, programming, and implementation of releases, upgrades, or changes to Unix/Linux operating system software, and the range of applications and tools that support the testing and production environments relating to Unix/Linux computing.
  • Ensures stable performance of the Unix/Linux environment through performance monitoring and tuning, and ensures systems maintenance of Unix/Linux and all related systems.
  • Plans and implements major software upgrades, ensuring change management procedures and methodologies are implemented and followed.
  • Duties include full life cycle storage area network (SAN) administration, architecture, and support, including storage utilizations/capacity planning and adjusting storage requirements.
  • Designs modifications and changes to the SAN infrastructure and assists in the implementation and documentation of all configuration changes.
  • Evaluates new technologies and architecting solutions.
  • Performs daily enterprise activities including management, zoning, provisioning, troubleshooting, and debugging.
  • Provides status reporting (availability, performance capacity utilization) as required.
  • Builds partnerships with project teams and works closely with internal and external customers and vendors to provide detailed analysis and trending of storage usage, ensuring that support expectations are maintained/exceeded, including planning of new or upgraded SAN and storage equipment.
  • Uses storage management tools to discover, monitor, provision, and report on the storage infrastructure.
  • Participates in root cause analysis for significant problems and suggests clear recommendations for improvements.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and six (6) years of related experience OR Associate's degree and eight (8) years related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with administration of block and file storage, storage area networks, and Unix and Linux systems preferred.
  • Experience administering cloud and object storage platforms preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with Veritas NetBackup, Ubuntu, CentOS, Red Hat, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Python and shell scripting, Apache, Pure Storage, Dell/EMC Storage, and Brocade Fibre Channel networks preferred.
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, and proven customer service skills desired.
  • Experience with Windows servers and VMware a plus.


Must be permanently authorized to work in the US or a US citizen to apply

Please no 3rd parties or C2C

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