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Storage Capacity & Performance Analyst

Date Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Location: Cary, NC, US, 27513

Company: MetLife

Job Location: Cary, NC

 

Role Value Proposition: 

The Capacity Planning & Performance Optimization function is responsible for tracking and forecasting organic and project-driven demand for infrastructure, and reconciling that demand to available capacity.  This includes predicting usage of existing infrastructure, optimizing performance, and planning capacity for the introduction of new services over time.  The Analysts on this team play a critical role in ensuring infrastructure and application stability, as well as optimizing the environment for peak efficiency and cost containment.

    

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assists in providing storage utilization, usage, and allocation information for use in planning and forecasting activities
  • Perform storage capacity reporting using existing tools and applications
  • Work with application and business partners in planning, forecasting and chargeback related questions and issues.
  • Assists in gathering information related to incidents, service requests and overall capacity plans
  • Assist in planning and executing regular storage capacity reviews with business and application partners

 

Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:

Required:

  • 2-4 years proven experience in IT Storage infrastructure support and management, including I/O performance analysis.
  • Knowledge of Storage infrastructure; SAN, NAS, Brocade and Cisco switches, virtualization, replication, thin provisioning, storage pools, etc.
  • Understanding and some experience with virtualization technologies such as VMware and AIX platforms
  • Aptitude in Excel and data analysis / trending
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and exceptional customer service orientation.

     

Preferred:

  • Experience with Dell/EMC storage platforms and tools.
  • Knowledge of operating system (Windows, Linux, AIX, series) configuration and performance metrics.
  • Knowledge of cloud storage technology and concepts
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field

 

Business Category

Global Technology Organization – Enterprise Infrastructure and Architecture

 

Number of Openings

1

 

At MetLife, we’re leading the global transformation of an industry we’ve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, we’re dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.

 

 

MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.

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Requisition #: 62642 


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