Storage Administrator

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Business Unit
Secret Clearance Required


i3 is seeking a mid-level Storage Administrator to support an Army Contract. The Storage Admin will provide technical expertise supporting enterprise storage information system and components for a large (10000+) user community.  The Storage Administrator must have a customer centric approach and provide all level of support for the technical and cyber team as well as the user base community.


A successful candidate will:

  • Perform a full assessment of the storage requirements and environments used throughout AvMC enterprise
  • Brief G6 leadership on recommendations, if any, to improve the storage capability throughout AvMC. The strategic plan will include proposed consolidations, locations, required procurements (HW and SW)
  • Lead the configuration and sustainment of Isilon, Unity, Data Domain, MSAs, and remaining VNX units. Migrate all data from VNX to Isilon
  • Deploy secondary Isilon as replication target for primary Isilon
  • Sustain the remaining SAN systems through decommission. Lead the acceleration of decommission.
  • Lead the configuration and sustainment of Cohesity. Continue to sustain the Avamar and Quantum backup systems through decommission.  Lead the acceleration of decommission and migration to Cohesity.
  • Responsible for performing backup restorations when required.
  • Familiarity with large scale environments, 10,000+ users, and a firm understanding of impacts of system changes and configuration changes.
  • Constant monitoring, reporting, metrics generation. Provide requirements of storage metrics monitoring to Cybersecurity Services and have a storage SOC panel built within Splunk.
  • Setup quotas on Home File Folders and Directorate and Project File Folders to maintain storage control; Document process and provide SOPs for enabling quotas and requesting larger quota.
  • Automate large-scale data moves and configuration changes using scripts.
  • Evaluate and recommend consolidated storage strategies.


  • BS preferred.
  • 5 years of relevant experience
  • Proficiency with the Linux operating system is required.  (Linux is the operating system that runs all of the AvMC storage systems.)
  • Ability to write scripts using common scripting languages such as PowerShell, JavaScript, Python, Bash, etc.
  • DoD 8570 compliant.
  • Ability to work with little or no direct supervision and in a team environment.
  • Active SECRET Clearance and the ability to maintain such.


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