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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Storage Engineer II in Atlanta, Georgia

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This is a central university office position


  • Manages and monitors the Emory Enterprise disk storage and tape back-up infrastructure.

  • Provides storage space for internal and external users for UTS-specific users and applications.

  • Updates storage hardware and software to ensure enterprise storage management remains current with new technologies and meets business demands.

  • Researches and evaluates new technologies to determine best fit with business requirements.

  • Documents storage processes and procedures to ensure record keeping is current and to expedite planned changes.

  • Provides consulting services to UTS and external departments.

  • Configures back-up server software products to deliver UTS and end-user functionality and value.

  • Manages automated administrative command line scripts to perform administrative tasks on back-up servers.

  • Analyzes production cycles to identify performance degradation and related issues.

  • Performs code upgrades of back-up tools to maintain vendor support and to receive the latest product enhancements.

  • Defines and maintains tape library configurations to manage the back-up environment.

  • Performs checks on Storage Area Network (SAN) status to identify faults and to validate monitoring scripts and vendor monitoring tools. Configures SAN switches and port connections and zoning to manage the storage environment.

  • Implements firmware upgrades to maintain storage hardware.

  • Installs and configures utility servers to manage the storage environment.

  • Performs on-call rotation to provide 24 x 7 problem management.

  • Identifies root problems and available fixes to resolve problems.

  • Interacts with vendor support to escalate and resolve problems.

  • Creates IT alerts to communicate problem details and impact to enterprise-wide departments.

  • Builds new devices from existing disk groups to supplement future host provisioning.

  • Creates and configures NAS for internal and external customers to expand storage options.

  • Maintains provisioning standards to create storage and operational efficiencies.

  • Builds and utilizes scripts to automate large and repetitive tasks.

  • Provides technical support to facilitate efficient data migration to the SAN.

  • Performs related responsibilities as assigned.


  • A bachelor's degree in IT or related field and two years of relevant IT experience OR, an equivalent combination of education, training, and/or education.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University location as needed. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 109083

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Office Information Technology

Department OIT: Enterprise Storage

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Information Technology

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor