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Storage Systems Engineer

Penguin Computing

Penguin Computing

Software Engineering
Maryland, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Powering growth. Expanding possibilities.

At SGH, we design and develop high-performance, high-availability, enterprise solutions that help our customers solve for the future. Across our computing, memory, and LED lines of business, we focus on serving our customers by providing deep technical knowledge and expertise, custom design engineering, build-to-order flexibility, and a commitment to best-in-class quality.

We come from a broad collection of experiences and diverse backgrounds, but we’re united by a drive to raise the bar for the impactful technologies we design and manufacture, our customers, and each other. With an open and inclusive culture, we help one another think creatively and look beyond – because when we’re each at our best, we’re even more powerful together.

Storage Systems Engineer

Date Posted: Jul 11, 2024
Requisition ID: 1175
Location:

MD, US

Brand: PenguinSolutions

The Penguin Solutions portfolio, which includes Penguin Computing and Penguin Edge, accelerates customers’ digital transformation with the power of emerging technologies in HPC, AI, and IoT with solutions and services that span the continuum of edge, core, and cloud. By designing highly advanced infrastructure, machines, and networked systems we enable the world’s most innovative enterprises and government institutions to build the autonomous future, drive discovery and amplify human potential.

Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Storage Systems Engineer to join our team and play a key role in managing our data storage infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with DDN and VAST storage solutions, as well as a strong understanding of storage area networks (SANs) and network attached storage (NAS). In this role, you will be responsible for all aspects of storage administration, including provisioning, configuration, monitoring, and troubleshooting. This is a customer-facing position.

Responsibilities

  • Manage and maintain DDN and VAST storage area networks (SANs) and network attached storage (NAS) systems.
  • Provision storage resources to meet application and user requirements.
  • Configure and manage storage pools, volumes, and snapshots.
  • Implement and maintain data protection strategies, including backups and replication.
  • Monitor storage performance and capacity utilization.
  • Identify and troubleshoot storage-related issues.
  • Perform routine maintenance tasks.
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest storage technologies and best practices.
  • Document storage configurations and procedures.
  • Participate in weekly on-call rotation.

Qualifications

The qualified candidate will have the following or equivalent experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent experience).
  • 8+ years of relevant experience, with 5+ years’ experience in storage administration.
  • Proven experience with DDN and VAST storage solutions.
  • In-depth understanding of SANs and NAS.
  • Strong understanding of storage protocols (e.g., FC, iSCSI, NFS).
  • Experience with storage management software (e.g., DDN SFA, VAST Management Console).
  • Strong Linux systems administration skills and experience with open-source technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with storage virtualization technologies (e.g., VMware vSAN, EMC VPLEX).
  • Experience with cloud storage solutions (e.g., AWS S3, Azure Blob Storage).
  • Experience with scripting languages (e.g., Python, PowerShell.
  • High-Performance Storage and Parallel file systems used in HPC/AI and Cloud.
  • HPC Cluster admin experience.

Location

This is a remote position in the United States.

Travel

10-25% Required

Compensation & Benefits

The pay range that the Company reasonably expects to pay for this position in the United States is $124,000 - $146,000; the pay ultimately offered within the expected range may vary based on business considerations, including job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and education. The position is bonus-eligible, and there are medical, dental, and vision benefits available. There is a 401k saving plan and other benefits, such as Paid Time Off, Life Insurance, and an Employee Assistance Plan.

Diversity and Inclusion Statement

SGH, together with its affiliates, is committed to creating a diverse environment that embraces differences and fosters inclusion.

Equal Opportunity Statement

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly committed to all policies which will afford equal opportunity employment to all qualified persons without regard to age, national origin, race, ethnicity, creed, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.