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Cloud Storage Engineer in Des Plaines, IL at ProQuest

Date Posted: 3/28/2018

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ProQuest – Who we are…
 
The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.
 
Cloud Storage Engineer
 
What will I be doing?
As a Cloud Storage Engineer you will help manage the storage infrastructure within the organization’s private cloud for a fast-growing, and exciting company. Work with a fun team and leverage state-of-the art technology to help host highly technical and complex problems. If you enjoy solving puzzles and working with a wide variety of technologies, keep reading...

 
In this position, you will also…
 
• Manage the NetApp and Nimble Storage capabilities in multiple Ex Libris Datacenters.
• Deploy and operates the cloud infrastructure.
• Implements storage services in the Ex Libris Datacenters.
• Provide support for various storage products and topologies.
• Record and documents technical procedures.
• Participate in on-call support services coverage.
• Collaborate with systems architects and engineers on various infrastructure projects and initiatives.
 
Three Reasons you should apply...
1. If you would enjoy working for a fast-growing company  
2. If you like working on complex tasks and troubleshooting issues
3. If you want to learn and work with new technologies
 
This job may not be a fit if...
1. You do not like working in a complex, large datacenter environment
2. You do not enjoy working collaboratively with systems architects and engineers
3. You do not want to participate in on-call support services coverage
 
Qualified Candidates must have…
• Bachelors’ degree or higher in related field, such as Computer Science or Computer Engineering, plus at least 5 years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Net App Administration.
• Professional experience in complex technical project management.
• Proven experience designing and deploying virtualized infrastructures such as KVM, Xen, VMWare.
• Advanced understanding of NAS and SAN protocols (ISCSI, FC, FCoE, NFS).
• Advanced knowledge of scripting languages (Shell/Perl/Python/Ruby).
• Experience working with centralized storage.
• Experience in identifying, troubleshooting and administering storage solutions.
• Knowledge of databases (MySQL, Oracle) – and advantage.
• Excellent researching and problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze, compare, evaluate, reconcile and order data.
• Strong interpersonal skills, with ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.
 
It would be awesome if you also had…
• ITIL/ITSM knowledge.
• Knowledge of configuration and management technologies such as Chef and Puppet.
 
Other important information about this position:
• This position will be based in the Des Plaines, IL – ProQuest office location and may be appropriate for full or partial remote work, subject to approval.
• Occasional travel is required.
• This position requires weekday (Monday – Friday) attendance with some scheduling flexibility available around core working hours.
• Every position requires certain physical capabilities. ProQuest seeks to make reasonable accommodations that enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential duties when possible.
  
More to love about becoming a PQ employee!
• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning
• We hold fun on-site events
• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative
• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)
• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals
 
At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in providing Gold Star customer service please consider joining our talented team!
 
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