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Isilon Engineer

Job Title
Isilon Engineer
Begin Date
Edison,  NJ 08844
Other Location

Key Qualifications

  • Minimum 7+ years in NAS storage administration in a large enterprise environments
  • Minimum 5+ years in EMC Isilon design/architect/install/setup/configure/deploy experience
  • 5+ years’ experience in NAS data migrations between EMC ISILON, EMC Celerra, NetApp and other NAS products
  • Large scale NAS deployment with NFS/CIFS/SMB  (1PB or more) and storage system administration/management
  • Expertness in  Windows, Unix and Linux OS administration ( Specific to file protocols)
  • Administering POSIX permissions and Access Control Lists on Windows, and Unix platforms.
  • Handle multiple simultaneous competing priorities and deliver solutions in a timely manner
  • Great written and verbal communication skills; ability to create procedures and document processes.
  • Troubleshooting EMC ISILON issues in complex high processing environments
  • Ability to troubleshoot networks using tools like tcpdump, traceroute, packet-traces etc.


  • This role will focus on designing, deploying and maintaining critical EMC Isilon NAS and object based storage solutions.
  • The environment is fast paced, requiring the ability to work autonomously and to manage aggressive delivery schedules. It also requires the ability to work with a variety of ITP customers with varying NAS storage requirements.
  • Suitable candidates should have excellent problem solving skills and passion to improve existing process and systems. The right mix of technical, organizational, and communication skills is key to success.
  • Attention to detail and a proven ability to manage priorities are essential. Specific responsibilities will include: Standard system and storage administration and engineering duties.
  • Consulting with peers, network engineers and support teams to troubleshoot performance and access issues on CIFS/NFS/SMB  NAS storage clusters.
  • Developing automation to handle export and ACL management. Planning and driving maintenance work with clear communication with impacted teams.
  • Consulting with engineering teams to plan storage requirements and recommendations for future projects.
  • Migrating legacy SAN/NAS content to NAS or object based storage while minimizing downtime.
  • In-depth knowledge  of EMC Isilon design & architecture.
  • Expertise in migrating data between different NAS arrays using a wide range of Migration Tools (SyncIQ, robocopy, isi_vol_copy, rsync, snapmirror, Dobiminer, StorageX etc.).
  • Expertise in  design, configuration and administration of EMC Isilon, EMC Clariion/VNX/Celerra and NetApp Filers.
  • Hands-on Experience in configuring EMC Isilon (OneFS), SmartConnect, SyncIQ, SnapshotIQ, SmartPools, SmartQuotas and InsightIQ.
  • Setting up  Quotas for Isilon at the directory and sub-directory level using Smart Quotas
  • Working knowledge on setting up DR/BC procedure with EMC Isilon environment.
  • Isiolon Tech-Refreshes & migrations using Isilon’s inbuilt SyncIQ mechanism.
  • Familiarity  with EMC Isilon Cluster upgrades including Hardware, Software & Packages.
  • Develop scripts for Reporting and Trending.
  • Ability to develop/create documentation for customer specific requirements including Runbooks.
Required Skills

EMC ISILON, EMC Celerra, NetApp and other NAS products

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