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Sr. Storage Engineer - Infrastructure & Cloud Services

Company: Travelers
Location: Hartford
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Who Are We?Taking care of our customers, our communities and each other. Thats the Travelers Promise. By honoring this commitment, we have maintained our reputation as one of the best property casualty insurers in the industry for over 160 years. Join us to discover a culture that is rooted in innovation and thrives on collaboration. Imagine loving what you do and where you do it.Job CategoryTechnologyCompensation OverviewThe annual base salary range provided for this position is a nationwide market range and represents a broad range of salaries for this role across the country. The actual salary for this position will be determined by a number of factors, including the scope, complexity and location of the role; the skills, education, training, credentials and experience of the candidate; and other conditions of employment. As part of our comprehensive compensation and benefits program, employees are also eligible for performance-based cash incentive awards.Salary Range$89,400.00 - $147,400.00Target Openings1What Is the Opportunity?Travelers is seeking a Sr. Storage Engineer to join our organization as we grow and transform our Technology landscape. This is a technical individual contributor role in the Storage & Data Protection Services team within the Infrastructure & Cloud Services (ICS) division of Travelers. The Sr. Storage Engineer will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining enterprise storage platforms on-premises as well as storage services in public cloud.Under general supervision, demonstrates a thorough understanding of the activities performed related to engineering support, installation and/or operations of infrastructure technologies. Plans at an operational level designing and developing technology solutions interfacing with appropriate customers, management and technical resources. Facilitates and/or participates in the design, development, and implementation of large complex technology solutions supporting one or more business and/or technology areas. Develops and implements appropriate solutions that may involve multiple platforms, databases, software/hardware technologies and tools. Strong ability to multi-task in an environment of changing priorities.What Will You Do?

  • Design, build, and maintain storage solutions for multi-platform needs on-premises and in public cloud environments.
  • Evaluates storage specifications regarding customer requirements, transforming specifications into cost-effective, technically correct solutions.
  • Provide research and development expertise to evaluate existing storage services and further enhance them to provide a more robust service.
  • Participates in investigations of application performance issues relating to storage services.
  • Monitors growth trends and plans capacity adds accordingly.
  • Performs upgrades to storage platforms and their supporting products.
  • Works collaboratively across organizations to proactively identify ways to improve and optimize Travelers storage services, through tactical recommendations and strategic plans.
  • Develops strategic solutions that align with business objectives and architectural direction of the organization.
  • Prioritizes work and manages projects within established budget objectives and customer priorities.
  • Responsible for establishing and managing to established quality control and security protocols.
  • Provides the division, department and business area management with timely and accurate information regarding the status and performance of the assigned project(s).
  • Leverages technology to develop, redesign and/or implement optimal technology solutions.
  • Builds, leverages, and maintains effective alliances across technical and business community.
  • Prioritizes work according to business priorities and production availability requirements.
  • Provide training and documentation of systems and support documents for operations and engineering staff.
  • Participates in on-call rotation and perform occasional off-hour work on nights and weekends.
  • Other duties as assigned.What Will Our Ideal Candidate Have?
    • Subject-matter expertise in designing, implementing, and supporting enterprise block, NAS, and object storage solutions that will meet the needs of various workloads across platforms.
    • 3-5 years of experience supporting one or more of the following Dell storage technologies PowerMax, Unity, PowerScale, ECS and their supporting products (Unisphere, Solutions Enabler, ViPR SRM, InsightIQ, Superna).
    • Recent hands-on experience working with AWS storage services.
    • SAN switch and fabric knowledge.
    • Ability to manage ticket queues and escalate accordingly.
    • Hands on experience with Linux operating systems preferred.
    • Working knowledge of data protection solutions.
    • Strong understanding of disaster recovery solutions and strategies in an enterprise environment.
    • High integrity; a person who believes in challenging the status quo when needed, while always first seeking to understand
    • Must be able to work with a range of individuals from across the company with different backgrounds and styles and identify both where yourself and others best add value to project work.
    • Ability to analyze and break problems into their essential parts and highlight perspectives on outcomes and be able to test potential outcomes.
    • Stays ahead of industry trends as it relates to cloud, compute, and storage platforms.
    • AWS and Dell certifications preferred but not required.What is a Must Have?
      • A bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related field, or its equivalent in work experience, required.
      • Three years of experience in Technology required.What Is in It for You?
        • Health Insurance: Employees and their eligible family members including spouses, domestic partners, and children are eligible for coverage from the first day of employment.
        • Retirement: Travelers matches your 401(k) contributions dollar-for-dollar up to your first 5% of eligible pay, subject to an annual maximum. If you have student loan debt, you can enroll in the Paying it Forward Savings Program. When you make a payment toward your student loan, Travelers will make an annual contribution into your 401(k) account. You are also eligible for a Pension Plan that is 100% funded by Travelers.
        • Paid Time Off: Start your career at Travelers with a minimum of 20 days Paid Time Off annually, plus nine paid company Holidays.
        • Wellness Program: The Travelers wellness program is comprised of tools and resources that empower you to achieve your wellness goals. In addition, our Life Balance program provides access to professional counseling services, life coaching and other resources to support your daily life needs. Through Life Balance, youre eligible for five free counseling sessions with a licensed therapist.
        • Volunteer Encouragement: We have a deep commitment to the communities we serve and encourage our employees to get involved. Travelers has a Matching Gift and Volunteer Rewards program that enables you to give back to the charity of your choice.Employment PracticesTravelers is an equal opportunity employer. We value the unique abilities and talents each individual brings to our organization and recognize that we benefit in numerous ways from our differences.If you are a candidate and have specific questions regarding the physical requirements of this role, please send us an email (4-ESU@travelers.com) so we may assist you.Travelers reserves the right to fill this position at a level above or below the level included in this posting.To learn more about our comprehensive benefit programs please visit http://careers.travelers.com/life-at-travelers/benefits/ .

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