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Sr. Storage Administrator

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Job ID: 2013097
Location: FORT KNOX, KY, United States
Date Posted: Sep 2, 2020
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Secret
Potential for Remote Work: Yes

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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Remote Senior Storage Administrator in support of work taking place for our customer at the Human Resources Command in Fort Knox, KY. This individual will be responsible for managing, maintaining, and implementing enterprise data-center storage subsystems and fiber channel networks, while working from home.


Details of responsibilities including but not limited to:

  • Manage IBM, Hitachi, HP, and Netapp SAN Virtual Controller environments.

  • Manage Brocade and Cisco virtual fabric networks.

  • Manage Windows\Linux servers in support of SAN\NAS\Virtual fabric networks.

  • Plan and execute SAN/NAS firmware patch updates.

  • Monitor storage systems to proactively minimize outages, optimize performance, upgrade hardware/software, and plan for capacity growth.

  • Design, implement and execute disaster recovery as related to storage.

  • Lead/Assist the design of enterprise storage environments, including enterprise storage arrays, fiber channel switches and Network Attached Storage (NAS).

  • Assist in the planning and implementation of data-center migration and upgrading/retiring of aging technologies.

  • Develop solutions and processes for reliable and stable data storage management, security, backup, restoration, archiving, and replication.

  • To provide internal consulting, technical guidance, information and support to application developers; computer operations; workstation support; management; and departmental clients.

  • Create and maintain documentation: Logical/physical diagrams, status reports, and after-action reports.

  • Troubleshoot system operation, maintenance, upgrades, and patching.

  • Team player, strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot problems, work as both a team and as a self-directed individual, client-facing experience, self-disciplined and ability to multi-task. 

  • Ability to train other team members on the applications, proper procedures, problem isolation.

  • Ability to develop instructions in a logical, detailed flow.

  • Shell scripting experience is preferred.



Required Education and Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Emergency Management or related technical discipline or a Master's degree in a related discipline and 3 years' related experience. Four (4) additional years of related experience will be accepted in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • Must have a minimum of 4 years of NetApp system administration experience.

  • Experience in application software development for complex business applications using Agile Development methodology and techniques are desirable.

  • Must be able to work independently and provide timely status updates, as well as be able to manage multiple tasks.

  • Knowledge of ISO/ITIL processes and documentation standards is desired.

  • Secure customer service, organizational skills, knowledge of applicable DoD/Government policies, and procedures.

  • The ability to exceptional demonstrates troubleshooting complex scenarios.

  • Familiar with the management of configuring of NetApp and Hitachi SAN storage solutions.

  • AWS Certification or knowledge concepts and processes.

  • Experience in Cisco/Brocade fabric switches.

  • Cisco UCS experience is a plus with configuring and management of a VMware environment.

  • Must possess a CompTIA Security+ certification prior to start date (baseline certification - day 1 requirement) and be enrolled, in the CompTIA’s Continuing Education program.

  • Minimum Certification as a DoD 8570 IAT II, must possess or able to obtain from hire date within 6 months IAT Level II certification.

  • Must hold an active Department of Defense Security Clearance (Secret interim minimum – day 1 requirement).  

  • Must sign privileged level access and non-disclosure agreement.



SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's most complex modernization and readiness challenges. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission solutions. Using our expertise in existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has pro forma annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom. For SAIC benefits information, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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