The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19724

    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/18/2018 3:01 PM)
    Senior Storage Engineer
    Job Location
    US-TX-Fort Worth
    Shift Schedule
    NS / Exempt
    Manages Others
  • Company Profiles

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.






    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    Sr. Storage Engineer will be responsible for management of storage solutions for all storage services including storage arrays, replication appliances, fiber channel switches, and replication software. In addition to architecting, planning, and implementing business continuity procedures.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities


    • Solves storage performance issues and handles requests
    • Provide guidance to junior storage administrators
    • Coordinates upgrade and maintenance activities
    • Work with vendors to ensure environment is properly implemented, configured, managed and maintained
    • Ensure all aspects of storage and associated systems are monitored
    • Create in-depth capacity, performance, and disaster recovery reports
    • Works with multiple teams (DBA, Servers, Networks, and applications) and Project Managers to deliver storage solutions
    • Fine tunes and creates procedures that can be handed down to operational team members as well as create and modify procedures for change control items
    • Automate tasks and processes
    • Develop capacity planning methodologies for future growth and initiatives
    • On-call and after-hours support
    • Implement robust monitoring
    • Commvault backup software architecture, planning, and implementation at the enterprise level



    • Enable robust private cloud data center to data center storage performance, replication, and disaster recovery
    • Provide a high performing and stable SAN
    • Architect, implement, and maintain an enterprise Commvault environment
    • Play a key role in OpCo adoption of Group IT resources

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications


    Bachelor’s degree preferred, with 6 or more years of experience in managing IT solutions and large IT programs. Experienced with agile implementation & water fall methodology

    • Ability to communicate complex tasks and ideas in clear easy to understand language
    • Expert knowledge of storage deployment and configuration management
    • Must be highly motivated with good interpersonal skills and excellent technical skills
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced global environment
    • Expert technical knowledge of Brocade Fiber Channel switches. Administration with both GUI and CLI
    • Expert knowledge of fibre channel and network cable types
    • Expert knowledge of Dell Compellent, Isilon, along with VMware VSAN and various hyperconverged solutions
    • Expert knowledge of NetApp storage with Snap Mirror, CIFS, NFS and PCP protocols
    • Expert knowledge of various operating systems as it relates to fiber channel connected LUNs, primarily Microsoft Windows Server systems
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
    • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well with all levels of business users in a professional manner
    • Ability to perform after-hours tasks
    • Works independently and in a geographically dispersed team environment
    • Strong knowledge of Commvault architecture and backup/DR solutions


    Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 

    Physical Requirements:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision.


    Work Environment:

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Personal Protective Equipment is required in certain areas of the facility. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

    Core Competencies

    Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.


    Design - Generates creative solutions; translates concepts and information into images; uses feedback to modify designs; applies design principles; demonstrates attention to detail.


    Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.


    Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.


    Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; varies writing style to meet needs; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


    Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops realistic action plans.


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