Alixpartners, Llc Senior Storage Engineer Contract in Detroit, Michigan

Senior Storage Engineer (Contract)In this critical role on AlixPartners' Corporate Services team, you will be responsible for the management of AlixPartners' storage to include the management, configuration and maintenance of the storage infrastructure. This position will also serve as a primary resource for litigation and eDiscovery storage support.The Senior Storage Engineer is a full-time role Contract located in Southfield, Michigan and reports to the Backup and Storage Manager. Paid relocation is not available.Role is expected to be at the Associate level, internally.Key Responsibilities:•Perform daily storage administration, including maintenance and trend analysis of the storage and backup infrastructure.•Provide day-to-day technical, administrative, and functional support for the various infrastructure systems.•Act as a point of contact to analyze and resolve reported technical issues and/or performance issues with the various data center storage hardware and backup platforms.•Administer block and file storage and data replication across multiple datacenters.•Maintain and support a multisite cloud and datacenter storage and backup environment.•Ensure stable support of enterprise servers, disk-based storage appliances, tape libraries, as well as VMware ESXi environments.•Create documentation and guide tier 1 resources on the day-to-day monitoring of storage systems and other relevant devices.•Participate in the creation (or modification) of documentation activities related to system configuration, policies, and procedures, including the overall structure and standards for documentation.•Conduct routine audits of storage infrastructure to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, procedures, and requirements•Participate in disaster recovery planning, development, exercises and actual events•Evaluate and test software changes and updates supplied by vendors, prior to installation•Maintain proper change management documentation for all hardware and software modifications•Provide 24/7 support in the event of scheduled/unscheduled downtime and participate in a rotational on-call schedule•Communicate storage capacity and performance trends, issues and outages to management and peers•Acquire knowledge, via both formal and on-the-job training of the various 3rd party packaged software applications and custom solutions used to provide monitoring, management, and reporting•Perform related duties as requiredQualifications /Requirements:•Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or related field (preferred) or work experience demonstrating skills and accomplishments•5+ years of progressive experience in providing direct, hands-on support of storage / data replication systems, including engineering, configuration, implementation, monitoring, and troubleshooting experience with an Enterprise Storage Platform, within a predominantly Microsoft environment•Experience in large, production-oriented service operations, with experience in a 24x7x365 service delivery model supporting mission-critical business operations with large data volumes highly preferred•Experience supporting Windows clusters, SQL Server and SharePoint•Experience supporting Windows servers and server virtualization•Minimum 3 years of experience supporting EMC Isilon•Minimum 5 years of experience supporting the following EMC storage platforms: VNX, XtremIO, Unity and Data Domain•PowerMax (VMAX) and/or VBlock experience a plus•Strong customer service oriented and ability to inter