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Posted by: Newport News Shipbuilding (a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries) on Mar 13, 2018


Newport News, VA

Job Description:

The Converged Appliance and SAN/NAS Storage Administrator is responsible for planning, implementing, configuring, maintaining, and problem resolution for Converged Appliances and SAN/NAS Devices. The incumbent will interface with IT PM\u0027s, Managers, and other peers to provide lifecycle support of the storage and backup solutions; enforce compliance of policies, procedures and work instructions; perform capacity planning, performance monitoring, incident and problem management, change and configuration management, and service level performance. Core competencies include converged technologies; NAS devices; backup and recovery; server monitoring; tape operations; SAN storage; SAN network; SAN virtualization; and IP networks. The incumbent will provide technical mentorship to other team members, and build strong relationships with technical staff, senior management and supported client base.

• Ability to drive overall architecture, security, testing and certifications of storage and backup systems
• Assist in the architecture, and implement the solution in support of project schedules and resources
•Manage and assess the risk of equipment and software maintenance and version updates
•Monitor storage and backup technology trends such as emerging standards for new technology opportunities, and integrating new technologies into the data center environment
•Provide Converged Technologies and SAN/NAS Device Administration functionality which includes:
oInstalling and configuring new hardware and system software
o Responding to technical queries
o Server and Storage Virtualization
o Performing routine audits of systems
o Hardware and software maintenance and troubleshooting
o System monitoring and performance tuning
o Business continuity, disaster recovery planning and testing, and configuration documentation
o Analyze system logs and identify potential issues
o Responsible for system integrity, backup, and recovery
oResponsible for hardware and software builds, security, and transition to production
o Provide 24x7 server and data center support
o Coordinate and implement server and appliance patches, upgrades, and configuration changes

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery. Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. Ancillary duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocating mass storage space.

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About Newport News Shipbuilding

Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS), a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, is the nation's sole-industrial designer, builder and refueler of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and one of the only two companies capable of designing and building nuclear-powered submarines. NNS employs thousands of military veterans and military reservists. We are committed to hiring candidates with prior military service and assisting our veteran and reservist employees. We are proud supporters of all branches of our U.S. military. If YOU are a transitioning service member, we encourage you to continue your mission and join us as we protect America by building the finest military ships in the world. Do you have prior military experience in Engineering, Construction & Project Management, Supply Chain, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Administration Functional Support and Trades? If so, we have careers for you! Search our current Professional & Trades/Crafts career opportunities at

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