Storage Engineer - 2772

Metro Systems is seeking a Storage Engineer candidate for one of our top clients in the DC area. The ideal candidate will have an active Top Secret security clearance and have a strong working knowledge of the following principles.


  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Server and Unix/Linux system administration.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows and Unix/Linux shell scripting, including PowerShell and Perl.
  • Design, plan, and set up applications and storage in a Unix/Linux and Windows SAN environment (disk layout, RAID levels, etc.) to ensure performance and data availability.
  • Apply required updates and patches and support failover.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the storage area network (SAN). 
  • Integrates multi-vendor solutions utilizing vendor agnostic approach to design and implementing advance storage solutions.
  • Monitor and tune system to achieve optimum performance levels.
  • Address support requests for incident resolution, problem determination, and root cause analysis of applications and storage related issues causing outage or performance degradation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously with little management oversight.
  • Perform replication services and data protection.
  • Research and make recommendations on new storage technologies, services, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Four or more years of related experience supporting an enterprise SAN solution.
  • Good knowledge of LAN/WAN architecture, TCP/IP, firewall/VLAN configuration, hardware-based load balancing, encryption, and network security best practices.
  • Experience with configuring SAN environment and implementing NAS protocols.
  • Experience with applications in a VM and SAN environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in solving problems and able to work collaboratively within a team or independently.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.