Storage System Administrator

Location: Fareham, Hampshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: James Giblin

Storage System Administrator




Storage System Administrator needed for a leading Engineering/IT organisation based in Whiteley who are looking to employ an experienced Storage System Administrator with an in-depth knowledge and experience of Net App and VMWare

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Storage System Administrator will include:

  • Administration and ongoing support of our NetApp storage systems and VMware environment within the UK private cloud platform and managed networks.
  • Provide technical expertise while operating within agile teams to design, implement, and support solutions that meet business objectives.
  • Liaise with customers and external partners where required to provide support for the physical and virtual infrastructure systems.
  • Focus on meeting project deliverables by working with product owners and technical leadership to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
  • Carry out routine vulnerability management and remediation using the corporation's provided toolset.
  • Maximise repeatability using Infrastructure as code where possible.

What you need to be the successful Storage System Administrator:

In order to be the successful Storage System Administrator and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • Experience with designing / developing / integrating systems with significant IT infrastructure technologies (networking, telecommunications, computing, storage, virtualisation)
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot complex, interdependent software systems
  • Demonstrated ability to document and communicate complex systems and abstract concepts to a broad, diverse audience (not just IT)
  • Experience of managing multiprotocol NetApp Storage Systems and VMware vCenter Server environments.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic, and ambiguous environment with little direction
  • Ability to support diverse technical teams
  • Strong customer focus, business acumen, and results orientation
  • Proven self-starter demonstrated through related work experience
  • Strong collaboration and teaming skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written)
  • Committed to personal excellence, ethical behaviour and integrity
  • Full UK Driving License


  • NetApp Certified Data Administrator certification, Clustered ONTAP
  • Experience of working in an international environment that crosses multiple time-zones, languages, and cultures
  • Knowledge of agile development processes from build through to deployment
  • Experience of automating common repeatable workloads

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Storage System Engineer to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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