Kinney Group, Inc.

  • SAN/NAS Engineer TS/SCI clearance required

    Job Locations US-MO-Arnold
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/11/2019 9:55 AM)
    Job ID
    Staff Augmentation - 290
    Security Clearance Level Required
  • Overview

    Kinney Group teams support mission-critical needs for our customers. In this role, you will serve as part of an elite team of Engineers dedicated to excellence. We harness the power of IT in the cloud to improve lives and this role will serve as part of a team of Software Engineering professionals.


    This position supports the program’s Elastic as a Service (EaaS) team to provide quality cost effective search solutions to the client. As part of the EaaS Team, various expertise is needed to support a sophisticated enterprise environment both on premise as well as in the cloud.


    This Engineer is needed to design, procure, install, make operational a possible 100+ Petabyte facility and maintain support onsite activities. Work is day shift on a highly skilled and delivery focused group of engineers aimed at providing cutting edge technology and services for a variety of Mission Area and Corporate hosts. Work is highly technical and challenging but rewarding in an environment in support of Oceanographic, Bathymetric, Space and Earth Science, for Intelligence and Department of Defense entities and clients. 


    Key duties

    • Understand customer requirements
    • Gain familiarity with the customer's current data center infrastructure.
    • Deploy and Maintain the Storage Architecture for customer
    • Implement the Detailed Storage Design for customer
    • Implement Detailed Storage Design for customer
    • Present redline changes and augmentations to the architecture and implementation plans to Engineering Review Board for approval.
    • Perform integration proof of concept testing as required 
    • Communicate, via PowerPoint and orally, changes and augmentations to architecture and integration plans to internal (other IPTs) and external customers in a clear manner.
    • Execute implementation plans
    • Provision LUNs
    • Ensure storage capacities at the proper tier are made available to customer on time.

    Desired Skills & Experience

    Education & Requirements
    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical discipline preferred; work or military experience may substitute
    • 8-10 years of related systems engineering experience.
    • TS/SCI government security clearance (active)

    Required Skills

    • EMC Certifications desired, V-Max, Clariion, Centera sub-systems

    • Experience with Enginuity, Symmetrix CLI, Navisphere and/or CentraStar

    • NetApp Certification desired. 3000 and 6000 series filers with ONTAP 8.XX

    • Brocade experience desired with DCX series Fibre Channel switches

    • Experience with Silicon Graphics servers and MAID

    • Experience with IBM servers

    • Experience with Data Direct Networks high speed RAID arrays

    • Any Infiniband experience

    • Experience designing and implementing storage solutions in a large enterprise (20+ Petabytes and growing) environment including: High performance computing (HPC) and available SAN, NAS, CAS and Archive/VTL tiered storage systems.

    • Experience in several different forms of replication including: Celerra replication, SRDF, BCV and Centera replication.

    • Ability to produce technical documentation, engineering and installation plans, working drawings and redlines, and Visio/AutoCAD rendering/drawing skills.

    • Working experience in SAN administration.

    • Able to plan, design, implement, monitor and maintain via: Brocade Director Center Fiber Manager (DCFM). EMC Storage (block and file level). EMC Control Center. NetApp Operations Manager. NetApp SANscreen.

    • Working experience with: NetApps Filers / Storage Systems. Other Network Attached Storage (NAS) like Sun or Dell. Replication and Backup Technologies like Symantec Enterprise Vault and NetBackup. Experience with VMware 3.5 or higher.

    Desired Skills

    • Host based volume management and LUN provisioning tools like Symmetrix, Navisphere and Operations Manager

    • Practical knowledge of compatibility, limitations, and software footprint is highly sought. 

    • Practical experience on DR planning, RAID, data migration, and business continuity techniques, is highly desirable.

    • Familiarity with Volume Logix, NaviSphere, PowerPath, Work Load Analyzer, Optimizer, Solutions Enabler, SRDF/TimeFinder, SnapView, BCVs a plus

    • Also require familiarity with large parallel filing systems such as Lustre (UNIX), GPFS (IBM/Linux), ATMOS (EMC), StorNext (Quantum) or Web Object Scalar (WOS) (DDN).

    • Knowledge or experience with Quantum SANscreen monitoring product

    More about Kinney Group:

    Kinney Group is a solutions-oriented professional services consulting firm specializing in automation and analytics to harness the power of IT in the cloud to improve lives. Security is in Kinney Group's DNA, enabling the company to integrate the most advanced automation, analytics, and infrastructure technologies as an optimized solution powering IT-driven mission and business processes in the cloud for federal agencies and Fortune 1000 companies. We are an elite team with a unique combination of credentials for strict security environments who serve our customers with an unexpected experience. We specialize in Splunk, AppDynamics, Puppet, and VMware to serve our customers as they journey through digital transformation. 


    Our colleagues subscribe to a shared ethos and purpose for the company to achieve clarity and organizational health. This translates across every customer touch point within the organization. We offer compelling work as well as leadership commitment to ongoing training and development.  


    Kinney Group, Inc is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.


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