Storage Architect Job Description Sample

Find below a sample job description template for the position of Storage Architect:

Company: _____________________

Job Title: Storage Architect

Location of the Job: Chicago, IL 60008

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Job Description:

The Senior Storage Architect will be responsible for ensuring that NetSpend’s critical storage systems are scalable for future growth.​ As a senior member of the Information Technology team, this position reports directly to the Director of IT Operations.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assure adequate storage for Oracle RAC/​ASM database servers
  • The candidate will be required to publish various white papers and best practices resulting from their validation efforts.
  • Candidate must be able to transfer the storage architecture requirements into a solution configuration that will be installed and configured.
  • Responsible for the designing, testing, building, monitoring, and administration of all NetSpend Information Technology storage systems.​
  • Perform capacity planning for production, data warehouse, reporting, and other systems to include storage, memory, CPU, and load
  • Candidate must be versatile, long-term visionary, a team-player, and enjoys working with new technologies in a fast-paced technology environment.
  • Candidate must also take the architecture requirements and be able to plan and develop a validation strategy and schedule for testing the solution before releasing to production.

Position Requirements:

  • 3+​ years experience designing, implementing and managing virtual storage environments; hands on experience with Hitachi USPV or HP XP
  • Strong track record in using and configuring Solaris, Redhat Linux, clustering software applications and scalable storage clusters, including tiered storage solutions (disk-to-disk-tape).
  • 5+​ years experience in Systems and/​or Network Administration
  • 5+​ years experience in capacity planning systems and storage in a “real-time” or near “real-time” environment
  • Strong leadership abilities and team-oriented, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • 5+​ years experience in administering, troubleshooting, and supporting EMC DMX/​CX class storage systems and ECC

Salary: $95,000 – $120,000/ Annually

Contact Information:

[Contact Person]

Phone: ______________________

Fax: ________________________

E-mail: ______________________