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Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US, 30309

Company: Norfolk Southern Corp.

Requisition 11385: Storage Area Network Engineer 1 


Job Description

Norfolk Southern is seeking a Storage Area Network Engineer specializing in Data Protection and Storage Technology.
This is a full time role within our Storage Team responsible for developing, implementing and operating leading edge Storage Technologies and Data Protection Solutions in our Atlanta, GA office.

This role ensures that business critical data is protected and available for railroad operations, business recovery and disaster recovery. In this role, you will plan, install, configure and administer processes, software and hardware that enables vital data protection activities. Important functions include ensuring the integrity of backups, recovering data, and working with internal customers and vendors to remediate problems.  Also, this role conducts regular testing to ensure Data Protection and Recovery procedures are current and functional, and that applications can operate at our data center facilities in normal and recovery configurations.

Other functions include maintaining documentation of storage equipment, monitoring the use of software to ensure licensing compliance, and evaluating and testing features of proposed data protection or storage software or hardware. In addition, this role assists with administration, maintenance and support of HDS Storage, NetApp Storage, and Brocade switches.  As a member of the Storage Team you will work with teammates to ensure adequate staffing of necessary skill sets during normal office hours, and rotate on call duties as needed.

Education:  4-yr College Degree preferably in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field.

Experience required:
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Ability to work and blend operations and project related work
• Expert knowledge with CommVault Simpana V9.xx or later
• Windows – Large enterprise administration and operation
• Experience with NDMP and NAS backup processes
• 3-5 years focused on data protection
• 5+ years experience
• 2+ years CommVault experience

Skills Required:
• Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must.
• Teamwork and customer relations skills
• CommVault – Administration/Troubleshoot CommVault environment
• Technical problem solving with ability to investigate, analyze and solve problems quickly
• Documentation of problems and work with vendor support to remediate problems
• Experience and solid understanding of major operating systems and local area networking
• Ability to learn and apply new technology and methodologies in a distributed environment

Additional Skills Preferred:
• Brocade – Install, upgrade and administer Brocade switches.
• HDS – Hitachi Data System Storage Administration including storage allocation; monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting, software maintenance, Replication (HUR, HTI Snapshots, Shadow Image) and Security.
• NetApp – NetApp Storage Administration including storage allocation, monitoring, performance tuning, troubleshooting, software maintenance, Replication, Snapshots and Security.
• VMWare virtualization software and backup
• Fundamental working knowledge of Oracle, Informix, DB2, SAP,  MS (Exchange, SharePoint and SQL Server)
• Experience with Spectrum Protect Plus

Work Conditions

Environment: Office

Shift Work: No

On-Call: Yes

Weekend Work: Yes

Travel Required: 0 - 2 Days per Month,

Company Overview

Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) is one of the nation’s premier transportation companies. Its Norfolk Southern Railway Company subsidiary operates approximately 19,500 route miles in 22 states and the District of Columbia, serves every major container port in the eastern United States, and provides efficient connections to other rail carriers. Norfolk Southern is a major transporter of industrial products, including chemicals, agriculture, and metals and construction materials. In addition, the railroad operates the most extensive intermodal network in the East and is a principal carrier of  coal, automobiles, and automotive parts.

Norfolk Southern is an equal opportunity employer including veterans and disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta