“Hands on” Head of Storage & Backup Manager

Hedge Fund #036

· Must be a “Hands On the Keyboard” Storage Manager

· Firm: Hedge Fund ( over 1000+ employees )

· Location: ( must be in office 2-3 days a week ( Hudson Yards, NYC or Stamford, CT )

· Environment: EMC, NetApp, Isilon, WANTS TO BRING IN Pure storage, Extreme IIO Power

· Cloud Storage

· Automation ( Python )

· Must have some Linux experience

· Block and file storage

· Backup currently is data domain and they will be moving to Cohesity .

· Group Size: 4 reports

· Comp: Storage Hands on Manager: ( $400 – $500 k )

Notes from Head of Infrastructure:

The first 3-4 months of this role will focus on reviewing, conceptualizing, cleaning up, and automating the Storage

Environment. The firm is also very interested in imparting Orchestration, Deployment, and Monitoring initiatives in the Storage and Backup environments (Consisting of Python (or) Ansible ( Chef or Puppet and/or terraform) as well).

– Firm has a wide variety of storage.( to name a few ):

o EMC( many flavors), NetApp, Isilon, Pure storage, Extreme IIO Power, and more.

– Firm’s backup Environment:

o Data Domain – but they want to bring in Cohesity

– Candidate should be able to Profile storage systems:

o Picking the right storage for the need of the internal client.

o Bench marking Storage.

– Team size: ( 4 people )

JOB Summary

As Hedge Fund reimagines the future of investing, our Technology group is constantly improving our company’s IT infrastructure, positioning us at the forefront of a rapidly evolving technology landscape. We’re a team of experts experimenting, discovering new ways to harness the power of open-source solutions, and embracing enterprise agile methodology. We encourage professional development to ensure you bring innovative ideas to our products while satisfying your own intellectual curiosity.

Our Technology Infrastructure Team engineers and operates the foundational technology platforms that power all of Hedge Fund’s applications and businesses. Our disciplines span a broad array of technologies from datacenter infrastructure to large scale cloud services, with the shared goal of providing the most reliable, performant, modern technology platforms to improve time-to-market for our business. We also deliver end-user technology solutions to support the evolving collaboration and productivity needs of our global teams. Our team focuses on innovation and challenging the current state of our infrastructure technology in a fast-paced, dynamic, and collaborative working environment.

What you’ll do

We’re looking for an experienced Hands On the Keyboard Manager of Storage and Backups who enjoys being challenged, appreciates a flat reporting structure, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will manage our existing quant Storage/Backup infrastructure and be responsible for the design, automation, and management of future Storage/Backup solutions to support our portfolio managers as they leverage our large-scale research environment. Specifically, you will:

· Review, Conceptualize, Architect, Engineer, Deploy and Support/Troubleshoot complex Storage & Backup firm’s IT environment.

· Increase efficiency through automation of provisioning and housekeeping

What’s required

· 10+ years of engineering, deployment, and management experience of large-scale Storage and Backup infrastructure in a financial services company

· Experience in parallelized environments with storage deployments

· Experience with a modern automation platform (Ansible, Python, etc.)

· This role will require some Linux skills outside of verify Storage: Experience with Linux (RHEL / CentOS / Ubuntu) configuration, troubleshooting, and performance tuning )

· Knowledge of Linux software RAID and a solid understanding of hardware RAID, erasure encoding, etc.

· Experience in automation (Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef)

· Python / Shell scripting

· Protocol knowledge of NFS and CIFS

To apply for this job email your details to Graham.Gates@TechExecOnline.com

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