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MidAmerican Energy Company Storage Analyst 1/2/3 in Las Vegas, Nevada

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function) Responsible for designing and maintaining an enterprise-wide storage area network system to include all storage management products, network-attached storage systems, direct-attached primary storage, secondary storage and fiber 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. Typical Duties Perform research and implementation of storage area network related products including hardware and software. (25-35%) Perform all procedures necessary to ensure the availability, data protection and reliability of information storage systems, including disaster recovery configurations. Perform all storage area network administration to include array configuration, volume assignments and switch zoning. (25-35%) Monitor storage related information systems. Implement modifications necessary to increase the capacity of the storage systems. Compile records and reports concerning usage, performance, anomalies and maintenance. May advise on workflow plans, methods and procedures analysis. Analyze the results of monitoring the system(s) and recommend changes to improve processing and utilization. (15-20%) Monitor and respond to complex technical problems using a variety of hardware and software testing tools and techniques. Provide primary interface with storage vendors and support service groups and provide internal analysis and support to ensure proper system performance. Provide guidance and training for less experienced technicians. (15-20%) Ensure documentation for the support of information technology processes and procedures are kept up to date. (5-10%) Provide technical input to assist in development of project planning. (5-10%) Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned. (0-5%) Provide off-hours support on a scheduled rotation. (0-5%) This is a multi-level job posting. Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science or related technical field or equivalent work experience. (Typically four years of additional related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.) A minimum of two years additional directly related technical experience is required. A minimum of two years of experience in systems administration of one or more of the following: Windows, Unix, VMWare ESX. A minimum of two years experience in SAN attached storage systems administration, preferably EMC, and storage area network switches, preferably Cisco. A minimum of two years of experience with centralized backup and recovery systems, preferably EMC/Avamar and Symantec NetBackup. Experience 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, electronic mail systems and Internet protocol-based networks. Knowledge of information technology terms, equipment, systems, functions and major vendors. Effective oral and written communication skills. Effective analytical and problem-solving skills. Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Availability for periodic on-call responsibilities. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Information Technology* *Organization: Corp - Information Technology *Title: *Storage Analyst 1/2/3 Location: NV-Las Vegas Requisition ID: 2101033 Other Locations: IA-Des Moines, OR-Portland, IA-Davenport, IA-Sioux City, NE-Omaha