Senior Storage Engineer
Our client is looking
for a Senior Storage Engineer with a deep understanding of storage and data
services at scale. You will be working with the business to architect, build
and operate high throughput storage platforms, using a combination of off the
shelf software, vendor storage appliances, and internally developed automation.
Your services will power the revenue generating workflows of hundreds of
quantitative researchers. You will build and improve systems that serve our
most critical data.
in Chicago and New York.
- Evaluate new storage hardware
and software to meet business requirements
- Build automation tools to
monitor, manage and provision storage devices
- Build automation to manage and
report on user data, data access
- Provide escalation support to
operations teams and software developers
- 4+ years of experience
delivering scalable data storage services for large scale environments.
You are an expert in the challenges of data persistence, and know how to
compose reliable services out of unreliable components.
- Fluency in Python for building
automation tools and services
- Knowledge of the appropriate
backend storage for different use cases—when object, block or file storage
is most appropriate
- Deep knowledge of NFS and UNIX
- A practitioner of
“infrastructure as code”, meaning you constantly evaluate and pursue
opportunities to automate tasks
- Experience using configuration
management systems (e.g. Salt, Puppet, Ansible)
- Demonstrated bias towards
action and proven ability to execute
- Experience with services from
public cloud providers like AWS, Azure, and GCP to hybrid storage
environments—some data on-prem, some data in S3, GCS, Glacier, etc.
- Experience (either as developer
or operator) with software defined object storage products (e.g. Swift,
Ceph, Cloudian, Scality) or HPC filesystems (e.g. Lustre, GPFS)
- Experience with managing and
automating enterprise storage vendors and products (e.g. EMC, NetApp)
- Experience with modern
monitoring tools (e.g. Prometheus, InfluxDB).
- Comfortable working with
version control (e.g. git, perforce).
Generous Package on offer, including Base Salary and other benefits