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Senior Storage Operations Analyst

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Solid understanding of SAN & NAS concepts, protocols along with operations knowledge of storage environment.

Mandatory Skills:

• SAN Administration & Zoning
• Proficiency in managing PURE Storage: Hands-on experience. Certification will be an advantage.
• Hands-on Proficiency in AWS Storage Services, i.e. S3, FSXn, EFS, EBS
• Hands-on/Basic experience in managing Windows, Linux systems.
• Professional experience in administration, configuration & operational support of Storage Platforms (NetApp, ECS etc.)

Preferred Skills:

• Exposure or experience with Terraform or Python or Ansible is highly desirable.
• Experience with Bitbucket & Jenkins CI-CD pipeline framework is highly desirable.
• Should have fundamental exposure to IT environments governed by ITIL framework. Change, Incident (RCA) & Problem Management-related activities
• Experienced with intermediate MS Excel skills: vlookup, pivoting, formulas, macros, data comparison
• Solid understanding of monitoring tools and monitoring techniques with focus on problem determination and prevention.
• Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and communicate effectively.

Detailed Qualifications:

Designing, implementing, and managing storage environment.
Proven experience in PURE Storage & NetApp storage for administration, including configuration, maintenance, monitor storage systems & perform ONTAP GUI/CLI operations, installation, upgrade, backup/restore, and file system configuration for CIFS/NFS/iSCSI.
Proven knowledge of Cloud Storage
Experience with Brocade Switches
Strong Knowledge on Performance analysis factors of Pure Storage Arrays, PURE CLI Commands. Monitor system performance, availability, and security to ensure optimal operations.
Experience in Configuring and troubleshooting Fabric Environment constituting Brocade/ Connectrix/ Cisco switches. Certification on PURE technology is an added advantage.
Minimum 4-7 years of relevant experience of handling Infrastructure-storage specially Pure Storage & experience in Cloud space specifically AWS including experience with infrastructure-as-code (IaC) tools like Terraform or CloudFormation.


Job responsibilities:


• Provide operational support on a 24x7 rotation basis.

• Plan and execute data migration and backup strategies for NetApp storage and AWS.
• Exposure to ServiceNow and JIRA would be desirable
• Respond to and resolve technical issues, incidents, and outages in a timely manner.
• Document procedures, configurations, and troubleshooting steps for internal knowledge base.
• Perform moderately difficult and independent assignments in the troubleshooting, problem diagnosis, problem resolution for one or more technologies.
• Implementing and configuring storage systems, including storage area networks (SANs), network-attached storage (NAS), and cloud storage solutions.
• Actively collaborate with fellow members of the team and contractors/vendors on bridge calls to prevent or resolve incidents/problems in an expeditious manner.
• Monitoring storage performance and capacity, and optimizing storage resources for optimal performance and cost-effectiveness.
• Troubleshooting storage-related issues and performing root cause analysis.
• Participate and provide input in the continual refinement of processes, policies and best practices to ensure the highest possible performance and availability of technologies.
• Create, maintain and update documentation including troubleshooting guides, procedure/support manuals, and communication plans.
• Developing and implementing data backup and disaster recovery plans to ensure data availability and integrity.
• Contribute towards development of operational reporting including daily health check reports, capacity/performance reports, and incident/problem reports.

Continuous Improvement


• Work with application teams to determine the impact of application changes to the monitors configured for an application and determine if any changes or additions are required.
• Assist teams in identifying monitoring requirements and implementing the appropriate monitors to achieve the desired results.
• Use experience, expertise and data analysis to collaborate with manager and team members in the identification of corrective action to increase efficiency, improve performance and meet or exceed targets.
• Exposure to Microsoft PowerBI, Tableau or any data-manipulation tools is highly desirable.

About Our Company
Ameriprise India LLP has been providing client based financial solutions to help clients plan and achieve their financial objectives for 125 years. We are a U.S. based financial planning company headquartered in Minneapolis with a global presence. The firm’s focus areas include Asset Management and Advice, Retirement Planning and Insurance Protection. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step and create a career at Ameriprise India LLP.

Ameriprise India LLP is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Full-Time/Part-Time

Full time

Timings

(2:00p-10:30p)

India Business Unit

AWMPO AWMP&S President's Office

Job Family Group

Technology

Requisition Number

R24_0000001271