Manages the full life cycle of projects, including evaluation, conducting ROI analysis, vendor management and making sure the technologies align with business needs. Manage the design, implementation, operation and support of all SAN, NAS and virtualization systems. Forecast storage needs using proactive measures. Work closely with the IT Security Manager to protect all storage, virtualization systems, develop, and maintain a disaster recovery/business continuity plan. Define metrics and key performance indicators to ensure SLA's are met. Work closely with different business units to determine their needs and prioritize projects. Foster relationships with internal IT, business units and vendors. Must stay abreast to all leading technologies surrounding storage, virtualization technologies and applicable security. Bachelors degree. Computer or equivalent experience. 7 years of hands experience supporting storage, virtualization and LAN/WAN Cisco systems. Experience with Microsoft EMC and VMware management systems any certifications a plus. Experienced in managing and configuring Cisco UCS and HP hardware. Strong project management skills. ITIL or PMP certification desired. ISO 270001 exposure. Excellent project management, verbal, written, analytical, strong technical and leadership skills. In depth understanding of FCOE, Fiber Channel, NFS and iSCSI protocols in a converged network environment. Must have a good understanding of cloud storage and encryption technologies. Technical understanding managing large enterprise storage systems; such as EMC. Versed in Datacenter technologies and Cisco UCS. Good understanding of AD/ SQL and basic Networking skills. Must have excellent processes skills. Must work well under pressure, collaborating with different business units and able to make independent decisions. Organized and detailed oriented. Familiar with data replication technologies operating in a multi-site configuration.
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