Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
This position is on-site with some remote work flexibility
Boston College seeks a highly motivated Senior Storage Systems Administrator to work closely with Systems Services, Applications Services, Architecture Services, Network Services and IT Security teams to develop, maintain and improve the provisioning and integrity of a hybrid enterprise storage infrastructure that is critical to the Boston College community.
The Storage Systems Administrator provides support for SAN and NAS storage, backup/recovery environments and virtualization infrastructure by implementing, managing and monitoring the hardware and software. They will play a major role in the security, disaster recovery and business continuity of a highly available enterprise storage and backup infrastructure by following established procedures and compliance requirements. The Storage Systems Administrator will also work closely with ITS management to leverage Cloud solutions when appropriate.
Title and salary commensurate with relevant experience based on the following titles and hiring ranges:
Senior Storage Systems Administrator: Hiring range 90k - 112k Five years of experience implementing and administering high volume storage solutions in an enterprise environment.
Storage Systems Administrator: Hiring range 72k - 97k Four years of experience implementing and administering high volume storage solutions in an enterprise environment.
Associate Storage Systems Administrator: Hiring range 68k to72k Two years of experience in a technical environment with some storage operations or server technology responsibilities.
Role specific competencies/Requirements: BS in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent with 5+ years of relevant work experience is required Strong knowledge of enterprise storage solutions. Expertise in SAN, NAS and backup solutions such as Pure, Dell EMC Unity, Brocade, Netapp, Dell EMC PowerScale (Isilon), Avamar/Data Domain, Rubrik or Cohesity Experience with FC, NFS, CIFS,and GPFS storage protocols Understanding NAS and SAN snapshot Experience with Vmware Esxi Host virtualization software and Cisco UCS hardware Strong background in Linux administration Experience in scripting with one or more languages (bash, PowerShell, Python, Ansible,etc.) Experience with performance monitoring, virtualization analysis and consolidation activities Experience planning and executing disaster recovery and business continuity improvements Demonstrated project development, leadership skills and ability to work independently Knowledge of Oracle RAC is a plus Ability to create and manage technical documentation. Familiarity with Cloud Platforms a plus. Must be a strong team player with excellent communication skills (written, verbally, interpersonal) Must be available to provide off-hours support and participate in the on-call rotation. Demonstrate flexibility within a variety of changing situations while working with various individuals and groups.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts pre-employment background checks as part of the hiring process and requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Boston College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. In concert with our Jesuit, Catholic mission, Boston College is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications for women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.