The Storage Administrator shall undertake the following activities:
a. Storage administrator shall be responsible for the management of the storage solution including, but not limited to, storage management policy, configuration and management of disk array, SAN fabric / switches etc. It should be noted that the activities performed by the agency will be under the supervision of CLIENT.
b. Storage administrator shall be responsible for storage management, including but not limited to management of space, Block/File/Object volumes, RAID configuration, LUN, zone, security, business continuity volumes, performance etc.
c. The storage administrator will be required to create/delete, enable/disable zones.
d. The storage administrator will be required to create/delete/modify storage volumes on Disk Arrays.
e. The storage administrator will be required to create/delete, enable/disable connectivity and access rights to storage volumes.
f. To facilitate scalability, availability and performance of solution wherever required.
g. FC switch Configuration, firmware up-gradation, zoning, monitoring, reporting and analyzing performance and corrective action as and when required.
h. Installation and update the HBA drivers on servers.
i. Storage administrator must have hands on in latest technologies in storage solution like storage virtualization, cloud computing, application and provision of object based storage and NAS. He must have understanding of heterogeneous environment in storage solution.
j. Storage administrator must have the clear understanding of managing, provisioning and performance analysis of the storage solution in virtualization and cluster environment.
k. The administrators will also be required to have experience of migration from old technology to new technology like physical infrastructure to virtual infrastructure.
l. Storage administrator shall be responsible for remote replication including but not limited to management of key parameters, connectivity and key resources in storage solution. It also includes managing, configuring and monitoring the remote replication link.
m. Storage administrator will be required to create/delete/modify storage volumes and replicate from DC location to DR location and should ensure the data availability and consistency at the time of DR drill and at the time of actual DR on the requirement basis.
n. Troubleshooting, diagnosing issues and providing root cause analysis (RCA), related to Storage infrastructure including all SAN devices.
o. Storage system monitoring, report generation and performance analysis.
p. Automatic Report Generation through Report Manager and Sending alerts to administrators / users.
q. Preparing reports and keeping them updated as per the Data Centre policies. Maintaining asset record, preparing the implementation diagram and SOPs for complete SAN infrastructure.
r. Shall have to provide support over the phone during non-working hours.
• Should OEM certified on Storage product (SAN/Hitachi storage certified)
• Should have possess in-depth knowledge of Storage Arrays like EMC, HP, Hitachi,
• Should have worked on MDS switches and should have sound knowledge of FC networking.
• Should have knowledge of remote replication technologies
• Should have possess basic knowledge of popular Operating Systems like, Windows, Red Hat Linux etc.
• Knowledge of clustering technology (Linux & Windows) and basic knowledge of virtualization technologies
• Knowledge of Databases i.e. MS-SQL, MY-SQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, DB-2 etc.
• Knowledge of Networking protocols and Local Area Networks
• Knowledge of Fiber Channel protocols like SCSI, iSCSI ,FCoE, FCIP etc.