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Storage Analyst 3 - #105724

Date: Nov 14, 2022

Location: PORTLAND, OR, US, 97232

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion. 

General Purpose


Responsible for designing and maintaining an enterprise-wide storage area network system to include all storage management products, network-attached storage systems, secondary storage and fibre channel storage area network switches and their associated operating systems. Works with other functional infrastructure teams to ensure proper and reliable storage technology application.  Works with a team that shares support for storage platforms.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities


Performs research and implementation of storage area network related products including hardware and software.
Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the availability, data protection and reliability of information storage systems, including disaster recovery configurations. Performs all storage area network administration to include array configuration, volume assignments and switch zoning.
Monitors storage related information systems. Implements modifications necessary to increase the capacity of the storage systems. Compiles records and reports concerning usage, performance, anomalies and maintenance. May advise on workflow plans, methods and procedures analysis. Analyzes the results of monitoring the system(s) and recommend changes to improve processing and utilization.
Monitors and responds to complex technical problems using a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques. Interfaces with storage vendors and support service groups and provides internal analysis and support to ensure proper system performance. Provides guidance and training for less experienced technicians.
Ensures documentation for the support of information technology processes and procedures are kept up to date.
Provides technical input to assist in development of project planning.
Provides off-hours support on a scheduled rotation.
Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company. 
Performs related duties as assigned.



Essential Education, Skills, and Environment
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor’s degree in information systems, computer science or related technical field and 5 years of experience: in SAN attached storage systems administration; with centralized backup and recovery systems;  in systems administration of one or more of the following:  Windows, Unix, VMWare ESX or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


Specialized Knowledge and Skills

Extensive knowledge of managing fibre channel storage area networks.  Experience supporting Network Attached Storage subsystems, both for CIFS and NFS protocols.  Experience supporting the storage and backup requirements unique to VMWare ESX clustered virtual infrastructures.   Storage and backup experience supporting relational database technology, web environments, and Internet protocol-based networks.  Knowledge of information technology terms, equipment, systems, functions and major vendors.  High level understanding of storage replication solutions with emphasis on Dell EMC products.  Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information regarding company information.  Effective oral and written communication skills.  Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.  Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. 


Equipment and Applications
PCs, word processing, spreadsheet, Visio and database software.  


Work Environment and Physical Demands
General office environment.  Occasional travel required. Available for periodic on-call responsibilities.

Must be able to lift equipment up to 25 lbs on an infrequent basis based on business need.  Must be able to perform physical demands of the job to include racking and cabling of storage equipment which requires lifting, stooping, kneeling and crouching as well as reaching to assist others where the job requires. 

Additional Information

Req Id: 105724
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Location: Las Vegas, Reno, Salt Lake City, Portland, Omaha and Des Moines.    
Department: PacifiCorp Corporate
Schedule: Full-Time
Personnel Subarea: EXEMPT
Hiring Range: 93,900 - 110,500.00 

PacifiCorp is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, gender, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, citizenship, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws.

If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031.  TTY Sensory Impaired - 711


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