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Storage Manager

Bengaluru, KA
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PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITYThe Storage Manager role is to plan, design, and analyse the organizations storage infrastructure according to best practices, while ensuring high levels of data quality and availability. This individual will develop, implement, and oversee policies, best practices and procedures to ensure consistent storage provisioning, uptime, and regulatory compliance. The Storage Manager is also responsible for capacity planning, backup and restore process design, performance analysis, storage migration planning and developing data disaster recovery plans along with the team management of highly skilled team managing enterprise Storage & Backup infrastructure for Service Delivery IndiaTechnology delivery to the requestCompletion of project activities as per the timelinesAdopting to the process and new technologiesReduce the repeated tasks by proper automationStrategy, Planning & DeploymentLead the development of long-term vision, strategy, and roadmaps for storage servers across the organization in conjunction with company objectives.Work closely with Project management, application development, network security, and other support units/teams to develop scale able, maintainable, consistent, highlyAvailable storage architectures that meet business objectives and set relevant service-level agreements. Should have good design level experience on Storage Migration, Storage Consolidation, DR Planning, and Storage Virtualization.Should have good design and implementation level experience on server virtualization (VMware ESX 3.5, 4, 0, 5.x) with SAN and NAS storage.Perform capacity planning analysis and other needs assessments to inform storage architecture strategy.Establish strategies for storage consolidation, centralization, and optimization to reduce downtime and costs while improving security and storage performance.Design redundant systems and policies for disaster recovery and archiving to ensure effective protection and integrity of storage appliances and stored data assets.Develop procedures for backups and restores, as well as monitor the performance, success, or failure of these tasks.Define, communicate, and ensure adherence to data storage retention policies and create routines for end-users to facilitate storage best practices, including storage administration.Develop and maintain procedures for storage change management, availability management, backup management, incident management, and process documentation.Develop and maintain testing process for current, new, and modified storage appliances and software.Maintain current knowledge of storage-related laws, trends, and issues, including current and emerging technologies and best practices.Develop strategies and policies to ensure best-practice based regulatory compliance and reduce the enterprises legal exposure.Justify expenditures on storage solutions through business cases, and ROI/TCO calculations.Manage the Installation and configuration of new and existing storage devices and corresponding backup software(s). Oversee storage allocation to business units across the enterprise based on established requirements, available disk space, and future growth.Operational ManagementEnsure IT adherence to service level agreements regarding storage allocations, limitations, and availability.Anticipate, identify, and oversee mitigation and response to storage access problems, retrieval issues, and storage device status issues.Ensure that information storage and retention measures and equipment adhere to all applicable laws and regulations. Recommend and implement changes where necessary.Analyze storage systems performance, collect information, and prepare summary reports.In-depth understanding of storage architecture design techniques, theories and principlesSolid experience architecting enterprise storage, archival/backup, and DRP systems with a broad spectrum of storage technologies.Excellent knowledge of IBM SAN Storage (DS 8xxx Series), Hitachi USP-V/VM/VSP & Netapp 3000/ 6000/ 9000 Series. Enterprise class Storage SAN & NAS technologies [IBM, Netapp, HDS], Backup technologies [Enterprise class tape libraries, VTL, Dedup, Netbackup, TSM]. VDI, Citrix, Cloud integrations, Ability to implement network configurations including Local Area, Wide Area, Ethernet, TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCPGood skills in Windows and UNIX flavors of operating system.Desired experience in developing and submitting storage audits and compliance reports to governing bodies, legal entities, and/or other external authorities.Knowledge of applicable data retention practices and laws.
Degree: M.Sc. (Science) | MCA/ PGDCA | ME/ M.Tech./ MS (Engg/ Sciences)

Additional Degree: BE/ B.Tech (Engineering) | B.Sc. (Science) | BCA (Computer Application)

Experience: 10-15


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