5 hours

Enterprise Storage Specialist

Springfield, VA 22150
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Perspecta is providing engineering, management, and operational support services to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection on a Data Center Support Services (DCSS) contract supporting the (CBP) Enterprise Data Management & Engineering (EDME) Division. EDME provides innovative Information Technology (IT) services and solutions. Perspecta performs technical support services for CBP in the following principle technical areas Business Continuity Planning, Middleware Infrastructure Support, Windows Support Group, and Common Enterprise Technology Integration.

Responsibilities shall include:

The candidate will have 0-3 years of experience delivering IT programs ensuring the implementation of quality controls, metrics, and measures ensuring timely delivery of contract deliverables. The role will require the individual to possess and apply storage, network, and related data storage expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems. Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.

The resource will be primarily responsible for the design, configuration and implementation of the data storage environment with particular emphasis on Network Attached Storage and related connectivity. The role will provide both guidance and hands on build support. Resource will be responsible for the following activities:

Design, implement, configure, and maintain non-virtual and virtual storage solutions for OIT managed hosting environments.
Assign and initialize online storage volumes, as well as manage online storage thresholds and data archives.
Provide data migration/archive management, and provide documentation support as well as maintenance.
Backup production systems as well as development systems where needed to backup media and alternate processing/recovery sites as required by OIT backup and recovery policy.
Monitor backup jobs and provide a periodic Backup Report as requested to management.
Support service requests for the restoration of data from the backups as required as directed by the designated government lead.
Process, manage, and resolve all event, warning, alert, as well as alarm messages of the backup jobs and schedules. Contractor shall work with other OIT teams in order to properly establish automated remediation activities pertaining to storage issues.
Provide proactive storage capacity management to meet OIT requirements.
Monitor and control storage performance according to OIT requirements and perform tuning as required.
Maintain and improve storage resource efficiency in accordance with OIT approved thresholds.
Provide multiple tiered storage options as well as local storage options where appropriate.
Decommission storage and backup environment in accordance with OIT policies and procedures at the data centers.
operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations.
Monitors and responds to storage hardware, software, and network problems.
Utilizes Storage software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.


Required Skills:

0-3 years of experience and a B.S. degree. Bachelor of Science (BS) can be substituted with an additional 4 years of related experience
US Citizenship
BS degree or related experience in computer science and/or information technology
Strong interest in and aptitude to develop skills related to Enterprise Storage
Problem solving skills - Should be able to solve problems as part of the team or individually
Communication skills - Should be strong at communicating with team, management, and documentation writing
Work ethic - Should have a drive to get tasks done properly and on schedule by going beyond what is expected of the individual
Creative thinking - Should be able to bring new ideas to the team and help with implementing creative solutions to complex problems
Team player must be able to work as part of a team to complete tasks and work towards a common team goal
Self Starter looking for someone who can handle work on their own without being prompted to do it. Should be able to identify concerns and raise them to management

Preferred Skills:

Hands on experience of NetApp, both in hardware and Administrative Hardware:
Controllers types ideally know the different models and not just from the NetApp brochure
Shelves types ideally know the different models and their limits
Drive types ideally know the different drive types and sizes and their use cases Administrative:
General administration of NFS, CIFS, Fibre Channel creating, modifying, migrating, destroying volumes/luns and working with other teams to ensure storage is seen
Incident troubleshooting ideally able to identify root cause quickly and resolve outages when they occur
Cross team collaboration ideally able to work with other teams to handle day to day tasks or to troubleshoot outages
Hands on experience zoning with Brocade FC switches
Zone storage to servers This is a large SAN environment
Troubleshoot connectivity issues Resource needs to be able to identify and correct issues quickly when they occur

Plus One Skills:
Understanding of Compute resources - ESX, Windows, UNIX
Understanding of Database resources - Oracle
Scripting languages: Powershell, Python, YAML
Cloud: Primarily AWS S3, Glacier, EC2, Securit

Clearance Requirements

  • US Citizenship
  • Preferred Active CBP, DHS or DoD clearance
  • Full BI Required Prior to Start

***This opportunity will consider telework candidates local to the DC Metro area.***

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-10-20 Expires: 2020-11-19

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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