IT Analyst, Compute and Storage – HYBRID

  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Randstad Canada

Join our Calgary energy client on an initial 8-month contract as an IT Analyst, as they embark on an exciting Data Centre move project. We’re on the lookout for a contract resource to ensure a seamless transition in which your primary focus will be on meticulously understanding the intricate configurations of each system slated for relocation and coordinating the necessary preparations. If you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and play a pivotal role in this critical endeavor, we want to hear from you.

• Opportunity to be at the forefront of a major Data Centre move project, gaining invaluable experience in large-scale IT infrastructure transitions.
• Chance to work with cutting-edge technologies such as ESX, Cisco UCS/Hyperflex, NetApp, and Cohesity, enhancing your technical skills and expertise.
• Collaborative environment where you’ll contribute to compute and storage designs, shaping the future of our client’s IT landscape.
• Hands-on involvement in operational activities like cable management, racking, and stacking, providing a well-rounded experience in IT project execution.
• Excellent platform for professional growth, with opportunities to showcase project delivery and communication skills through documentation and presentations.

• Current state assessment of On-Prem Data Centre services:

o Cisco UCS/Hyperflex
o NetApp
o Cohesity

• Technical requirements gathering, validation and scoping
• Assist with planning for Data Centre move
• Assist with and contribute to compute and storage designs for Data Centre move
• Assistance with operational activities as required (e.g., plugging cables in, racking and stacking (some physical labour is required)).
• Project delivery and communication (including preparation of documentation and presentations)

• Minimum of 5 years of hands-on experience in IT infrastructure management, with a focus on compute and storage systems.
• Proficiency in conducting comprehensive assessments of both virtual and physical infrastructures, ensuring a thorough understanding of system configurations.
• Proven track record in planning and executing large-scale Data Centre moves, with a keen eye for detail and meticulous project management skills.
• Expertise in working with technologies such as ESX, Cisco UCS/Hyperflex, NetApp, and Cohesity, demonstrating a deep understanding of their functionalities and capabilities.
• Strong communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively liaise with cross-functional teams and stakeholders throughout the project lifecycle.

Join our client and be part of an exciting journey as they undertake a major Data Centre move project. Apply now via this job ad or reach out to your Randstad Digital representative immediately!

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