Storage Administrator II

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Stretch the limits of technology! We are looking for a talented, self-motivated, and experienced administrator to join our Enterprise Storage Team. If you thrive in an innovative environment and want to work with cutting-edge technology, this may be the opportunity for you.


  • Storage administration: create/modify/delete aggregates, volumes, shares, and permissions
  • Device maintenance: upgrades, patching, and troubleshooting
  • Lifecycle management: deployment to retirement
  • Data migrations: between storage devices, client to storage, and on-prem to public cloud
  • Assist with setup and troubleshooting of client, server, and storage backups
  • Support Compute admins for provisioning and troubleshooting of storage used for VM datastores
  • Work the queues: incidents, requests, and project driven tasks
  • Participate in team and cross-team collaboration for knowledge sharing
  • Participate in afterhours on-call rotation
  • Write documentation as applicable for storage administration, hardening, and troubleshooting
  • Be open to new concepts, learning, and project participation that may be outside the sphere of storage administration


  • Minimum 2+ years of storage administration experience
  • Experience with storage fundamentals - NAS: NFS, CIF; SAN: FC, iSCSI; Object storage
  • Hands-on experience with common storage features such as snapshots, volume cloning, remote file caching, and data reclamation techniques (compression, dedupe, and more)
  • Experience with NetApp Storage (AFF, FAS, StorageGRID) and related features SnapVault, FlexCache, FlexClone, SVM, Dedupe, and more
  • Experience with IBM Elastic Storage Systems (ESS), protocol nodes, and related features
  • Experience with enterprise data protection/backup concepts
  • Experience with NAS based VMware (ESXi/vSphere) storage
  • Experience with other storage platforms such as Nexenta, Synology, Min.IO
  • Understanding of storage related file systems ZFS, EXT3/4, NTFS, ReFS, NetApp ONTAP
  • Write scrips in common languages (Python, PowerShell, and more)
  • Familiarity with networking concepts - TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Port Channel, MAC Addresses, 1/10/25/40/100Gb interconnects
  • Strong communication, organizational, and time management skills
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience

Recommended Qualifications

  • Hands-on experience with NetApp capabilities including FlexClone, FlexCache, FlexGroup, SnapVault, SnapMirror, SVM, dedupe, compression, compaction, and Clustered ONTAP (cDOT)
  • Experience in petabyte scale storage management in a software development focused environment
  • Experience with storage in Kubernetes clusters (Native Kubernetes on Ubuntu, OpenShift, Tanzu)
  • Linux OS experience highly recommended
  • Windows and Mac experience



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$66,560-$117,520 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

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